Photo Anatomy: how legendary landscape photographer Joe Cornish sees an image

    | Inspire | 24/03/2013 02:00am
    Photo Anatomy: how legendary landscape photographer Joe Cornish composes an image

    In our new Sunday series on Digital Camera World, we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment we look closely at an amazing landscape shot by Joe Cornish, who tells us how he composed and shot this stunning scene in the glorious peaks of England’s Lake District.

    Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

    | Photography Tips | 20/03/2013 01:00am
    Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

    Sometimes you can dramatically alter your photo composition just changing your perspective. This quick guide to using camera angles more effectively will help you take pictures you can be proud of. Inside we’ll show you 5 simple techniques you can use to alter your camera angles for dramatic effect.

    Crop photos the right way: classic mistakes and how to avoid them

    | Photography Tips | 15/03/2013 16:37pm
    Crop photos the right way: classic mistakes and how to avoid them

    Knowing how to crop photos means getting your crop right both before and after you take the shot. In this easy-to-follow guide we’ll explain the secrets of success.

    Color Photography: understanding complementary colors

    | Photography Tips | 08/03/2013 16:22pm
    Composing photos boldly

    In the latest instalment of our series on color photography, we look closely at the color wheel to see which are the best complementary colors to use in your photo compositions, and which combinations should be avoided.

    Famous Photographers: 100 things we wish we knew starting out

    | Photography Tips | 20/02/2013 01:00am
    How to make money from photography: tips for how to supplement your income by doing what you love

    When it comes to improving your photography, the best advice you can get is from the working pros themselves. Here we’ve gathered together 100 tips from famous photographers, and have included jargon-free advice on everything from the gear you need right through to selling your photos.

    How to see photos like famous photographers every time you shoot

    | Photography Tips | 13/02/2013 01:00am
    How to see photos like a famous photographer no matter where you are

    If you want to take great photos you need to learn to see the world like a famous photographer sees it, with fresh eyes for even the most common locations. Here are our best tips to get you started.

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

    | Photography Tips | 11/02/2013 16:00pm
    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.

    Use your lens’ focal length effectively: are you getting enough light?

    | Photography Tips | 21/01/2013 11:30am
    Your lens' focal length and light: 17mm

    Confused about how to use your lens’ focal length when composing photos. This quick guide shows you the impact your focal length has on photo composition, and the merits of each.

    Our 12 most popular photography tutorials and features of 2012

    | Photography Tips | 31/12/2012 01:00am
    Digital Camera World's 12 most popular photography tutorials of 2012

    As we head into 2013, we thought it would be nice to look back at some of the photography tutorials and articles that you found the most useful over the past year. Below are our 12 most popular photography tutorials of 2012.

    Forced Perspective: fun photography effects you can achieve with any camera

    | Photography Tips | 10/12/2012 16:00pm
    Forced Perspective: fun photography effects you can achieve with any camera

    We’ve all chuckled at those holiday photographs of tourists propping up the leaning tower of Pisa or holding the Taj Mahal between their thumb and forefinger. This is a very simple camera effect called forced perspective, and in this article we’re going to take a look at how these forced perspective images are made. Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, will explain how to play with focus, depth of field and perspective to create mind-boggling photography effects that change the way the world looks.

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