Extension tubes: how to shoot extreme close-ups without spending a fortune

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 28/04/2013 00:01am
    Extension tubes: how to shoot extreme close-ups without spending a fortune

    Discover how to use extension tubes to shoot great close-up and macro photography without all the hefty costs.

    A layman’s luide to close-up lenses: common questions and answers

    | Photography for Beginners | 21/04/2013 02:00am
    A Layman's Guide to Close-up Lenses

    What are close-up lenses? In our latest Layman’s Guide we answer the common questions about these budget alternatives to macro lenses and show the effects they can produce.

    Lens Distortion: 3 ways to fine tune your lens’ performance

    | Photography Tips | 03/03/2013 02:00am
    How to change lenses safely: step 5

    Improve focusing and remove distracting lens distortion from your images with these three tips for getting more precise focus and professional-looking photos.

    DSLR Lenses: 7 questions photographers must ask about their next piece of glass

    | Photography Tips | 15/02/2013 11:30am
    DSLR Lenses: 7 questions photographers must ask about their next piece of glass

    Choosing new DSLR lenses can be a bit of a minefield. To help you with your choice we’ve (asked and) answered 7 of the most important questions you need to know about your next optic.

    Tamron 14-150mm Micro Four Thirds lens (28-300mm equivalent) revealed

    | News | 29/01/2013 11:56am
    Tamron 14-150mm Micro Four Thirds lens officially revealed

    Tamron has announced the company’s first Micro Four Thirds high-power zoom lens, the Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III VC, which offers a focal length equivalent to 28-300mm in 35mm / full-frame format.

    Nikon 800mm lens gets official release date and price… are you sitting down?

    | News | 29/01/2013 10:31am
    Nikon 800mm lens gets official price… are you sitting down?

    The new Nikon 800mm lens comes with a steep price tag, but offers photographers incredible reach. Find out all the specs of the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens.

    Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

    | Uncategorized | 20/12/2012 02:00am
    Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

    In this post we answer the 7 key questions you should ask yourself before buying new lenses. We also include our new photography cheat sheet, which breaks down some of the key features to look for in new lenses.

    How to focus your camera for any subject or scene: free photography cheat sheet

    | Photography Tips | 16/11/2012 02:00am
    How to focus your camera for any subject or scene: free photography cheat sheet

    Are you tired of soft photos? Few things are as deflating as coming home from what you thought was a great shoot, only to find your images aren’t sharp under closer scrutiny.

    After all, knowing how to focus is one of the fundamental skills of being a photographer – yet it’s one of the most common photography problems there is. Thankfully, our latest photography cheat sheet is here to help.

    Superzoom lenses: how much extra reach will a few more mm give you?

    | Photography Tips | 13/10/2012 04:00am
    Superzoom lens reach: 200mm

    One of the common questions we often hear from readers here at Digital Camera World involves lenses – specifically superzoom lenses. And it always comes down to this: when looking to buy superzoom lenses, it can be tempting to pay a little bit more for a longer focal length. But how much extra reach do you really get by shelling out more money for a superzoom with 20 or more extra millimetres?

    Lens distortion: everything every photographer must know

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 12/10/2012 11:30am
    Lens distortion: everything every photographer must know

    However good your lens may be, you need to know how to spot (and correct) lens distortion. In this post we will explain everything photographers need to know to get the best results from their lenses. We’ll start by answering some of the most common questions about lens distortion, then look at several examples of lens distortion and, finally, try to cut through some of the technical jargon and put some of these concepts into layman’s terms.

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