ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera’s sensitivity

    | Night, Photography Tips | 19/12/2013 00:01am
    ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera's sensitivity

    You can get some great pictures in low light, but only if you know how, and when, to use your camera’s ISO settings. In this tutorial we show you everything you need to know.

    How to photograph Christmas lights: best camera settings to use (free cheat sheet)

    | Photography Tips | 13/12/2013 12:38pm
    How to photograph Christmas lights: the best camera settings to use (free cheat sheet)

    With the Christmas season in full swing, towns are awash with festive colours and textures. But it can be tricky knowing how to set up your camera to shoot bright subjects in low light. In our latest photography cheat sheet we’ve provided a very timely tips card explaining how to photograph Christmas lights and ensure a good exposure.

    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    | Photography Tips | 09/12/2013 00:01am
    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    Christmas is a time for getting together with friends and family… making it the perfect opportunity to show them just how great a photographer you’ve become over the past year! In this quick guide we show you 5 killer Christmas picture ideas, along with tips on how to shoot them from the experts.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in December

    | Photography Tips | 01/12/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in December 2013

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in December 2013.

    Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    | Night, Photography Tips | 17/11/2013 12:00pm
    Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    Do you struggle with colour rendition and sharpness when shooting in low light? In this quick guide we run through some of the best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight.

    Sky-Watcher AllView Mount review: best camera mount for night photography?

    | Accessories, Reviews | 26/10/2013 13:00pm
    Sky-Watcher AllView Mount review: the perfect camera mount for night photography?

    The Sky-Watcher AllView Mount lets you shoot for the stars or create astronomical panoramas with its computerised mount. Is this the perfect camera mount for night photography? Find out in our review.

    How to photograph the moon: an easy way to shoot moon pictures full of detail

    | Night, Photography Tips | 24/10/2013 11:52am
    How to photograph the moon: the easy way to shoot moon pictures with amazing detail

    Taking pictures of the moon is one of the more popular subjects in night photography – but it’s also quite tricky to get right. In this tutorial we show you how to photograph the moon using a simple tried and tested technique that is certain to give you moon pictures you’ll be proud of.

    Learn Photography: classic tips and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    | Photography Tips | 21/10/2013 00:01am
    Learn Photography: classic tips, tricks and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    Learning photography isn’t a journey you should have to take alone. Below we’ve gathered some of our best photography tips, tricks and tutorials to help you learn photography fundamentals in all of the popular genres.

    City at night: photography tips for taking atmospheric images of urban areas

    | Night, Photography Tips | 18/09/2013 00:01am
    City at night: photography tips for atmospheric images of buildings and landmarks

    The city at night is a fantastic place for photography. But you’ll want to get there just after sunset. In this tutorial we explain how the twilight hours are perfect for capturing atmospheric pictures of illuminated buildings and city landmarks.

    Best settings for night photography: how to shoot in a range of situations

    | Night, Photography Tips | 15/09/2013 00:01am
    Best settings for night photography: long exposures

    Digital SLRs are great for night photography, but you might find that some of your pictures don’t come out well. In this quick tutorial we’ll explain some of the best settings for night photography when shooting in some of the common low-light conditions.

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