Making the case for Auto ISO

Manual ISO setting

Readers often tell us that one of their most common photography problems is forgetting to adjust the ISO settings on their camera when switching between indoor and outdoor shooting. Many often ask if their camera has a reminder they can set. Well, kind of…

How and when to use ND filters (and what the numbers mean)

When and how to use ND filters

Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?

Photo of the day: 11 June

Digital Camera world photo of the day

Today’s photo nearly made us fall out of our chairs. ‘The Shawl’ by nomadr is of a live flamenco dance and has captured the movement of the dancer perfectly. The lighting adds another dramatic element to the picture.