Your camera’s Live View feature is an invaluable alternative to the viewfinder, especially when focusing manually or using strange camera angles. In this tutorial we explain what goes on within your camera to make Live View work, the benefits of using it – and when to use it maximise its advantages.
Learn when and how to use live view on any camera. Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains everything you need to know about your camera’s most underrated feature.
Live View mode, where your rear LCD screen reveals what your camera sees, is a vital tool for photographers. Here are three tips for using this feature to your advantage.
Many of us know generally what Live View does, but many of us pine for a viewfinder. Inside we’ve rounded up 10 specific instances in which using Live View will help your photography more so than your viewfinder.
What is Live View telling you on the back of your digital camera? Well, not to be funny, but quite a lot of things! Each of those lines and symbols and graphs on your LCD has a specific purpose and contains important information about your scene.
It can be a lot to take in all at once, particularly if you’re new to photography, but it’s one of the more powerful tools at your disposal. For the latest infographic in our Photography Cheat Sheet series we’ve identified all the features on your Live View screen and explained what they are so you won’t be confused ever again!