Full frame DSLR: do you really need one?

Full Frame DSLR: do you really need one?

Does the bigger sensor inside a full frame DSLR like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or new Nikon D800 give you better pictures? We investigate the pros and cons of going full frame.

Set up your camera

Set up your camera

Hit the ground running with our guide to setting up your new SLR, including choosing the right exposure mode, choosing the right metering mode, setting the aperture and shutter speed, and picking the the focus and drive modes