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
To help you make an informed choice when buying or mounting an optic, we explain some of the most important features of camera lenses
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…
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.
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.
In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to achieve sharp photos when shooting with a telephoto lens.
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? 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.
How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you
Learn more about how camera lenses work and how to fix common problems with this detailed primer.