Live View: 7 Do’s and 3 absolute Don’ts every photographer should remember

Live View: 7 Do's and 3 absolute Don'ts every photographer should remember

Knowing when to press the Live View button – and when to avoid it – will help produce better results, and in this quick guide we’ve spelled 10 important points every photographer should remember.

A layman’s guide to Live View on a DSLR

How to meter in Live View on your Nikon DSLR

If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the basic technology and equipment. There are a number of things you need to consider when using Live View on a DSLR, and in our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the common questions about when (and when not) to use Live View.

4 ways Live View can improve your photography

How to use Live View more effectively: landscapes

Your camera’s Live View feature is a powerful tool, and in this tutorial we show you how using it can improve your photography.

Live View Explained: what you need to know about your alternative viewfinder

Live View Explained: what you need to know about your alternative viewfinder

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.

Live View: how to use it on any camera… and when to turn it off

Live View: how to use it on any camera... and when to turn it off

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: 3 tips for getting more from your camera

Live View Mode: 3 tips for getting more from your camera - Tip 2

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.

10 ways Live View trumps your viewfinder

10 ways in which Live View trumps your viewfinder

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: free photography cheat sheet

What is Live View: free photography cheat sheet

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!