Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

What are the differences between the human eye and the lens on your camera? This cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras makes an in-depth camera lens vs human eye comparison to examine what each is made of, how they function, what the differences are and, most importantly, what this means for you as a photographer! Click… Continue reading

How to get the best from your camera lenses

How to get the best from your camera lenses

You don’t necessarily need to spend thousands on a pro-spec 
camera lens. Here’s how to get the best landscape shots with any lens you have.

Digital camera predictions for 2015

Digital camera predictions for 2015: retro effects

Compact system cameras are stealing the market from DSLRs and becoming increasingly attractive to enthusiast photographers, Angela Nicholson takes a look at what 2015 might have in store… We’ve been talking about the rise of the compact system camera for a while now, with 2013 being a pivotal year for the genre and more CSCs… Continue reading

Camera lenses explained: focal length, aperture, stabilisation and more

camera lenses explained

To help you make an informed choice when buying or mounting an optic, we explain some of the most important features of camera lenses

10 essential accessories for your new camera

10 essential accessories for your new camera: tripod

With seasonal sales in full flow, now is the perfect time to bag yourself a few essential accessories for your compact system camera or DSLR. Here are the must-have bits of kit…

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

If you’re looking for an upgrade to your ‘budget’ telephoto but can’t stretch to a fully professional lens, there are some smart mid-range options to be had. We test 8 top optics to find out which is the best telephoto lens for your money.

Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

When framing a photograph, it’s not just the focal length that matters. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the optimum angle of view for your scene, as well as explain how to choose the right lenses and the difference between angle of view vs field of view.

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to achieve sharp photos when shooting with a telephoto lens.

Debunking the myth that focal length affects perspective + how to actually do it

Understanding perspective in photography: how different viewpoints can dramatically alter images

In this tutorial we show you how to take charge of perspective by using different viewpoints and camera angles to radically alter the look and feel of your images.

What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

What is maximum aperture? It’s a question we often hear from new photographers who are getting to grips with their lenses or trying to understand depth of field. In this guide we explain what it means to set the maximum aperture, which lenses go widest and what you actually gain in terms of your images.