What are the must have items in a professional photographer’s camera bag? Top travel and portrait photography pro John Freeman reveals his most trusted equipment.
What is hyperfocal distance? Before the introduction of autofocus cameras, the use of ‘hyperfocal distance’ was a popular focus technique used by photographers – and it’s still one of the really neat camera tricks for times when your camera struggles to autofocus in difficult lighting conditions.
TTL? Rear Curtain Sync? Guide Number? All the flash photography basics you need to know are right here, as we answer all the common questions to all the common problems photographers have about using flash, as well as share some of our best flash photography tips.
There are many factors that contribute to how sharp your pictures are, including the quality of the camera lens and how accurately it’s been focused, and the choice of aperture and shutter speed. However, camera shake remains the biggest concern.
Our latest photography cheat sheet shows you the best way to avoid camera shake by showing you the best techniques for using your choice of camera support.
Apple Aperture is one of the many ‘Photoshop alternatives’ on the market for people looking for a strong photo editing software that costs less than the might Photoshop CS. Aperture is known to be easy to use, but is it up to the job? Find out as we put its latest version to the test in our Apple Aperture 3.4.3 review.
In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series post on flash photography we explore how to use off-camera flash and suggest several different easy flash set-ups and illustrate their effects in a free to download photography cheat sheet.
The Adobe Lightroom Develop module is where serious photo-editing happens. In this instalment of our Raw Tuesday series uncovering Adobe Lightroom in greater depth we take you on a tour of the Develop module interface, show you what each panel can do and, finally, how to take more precise control for professional-quality edits.
In our latest photo editing tutorial we show you a simple method to restore old photos using Photoshop’s many tools and filters. Master this simple technique and soon you will be able to rescue all of your old family pictures and vintage prints.
Which memory cards can you use in your Canon DSLRs? Download our Canon memory card compatibility chart and find out!
Aperture, shutter speed and ISO are three photography basics every photographer must learn, as they are the building blocks of exposure. It’s the exposure meter inside your digital camera that essentially brings them all together. The problem is, cameras can be easily fooled.
To help you along in your photographic endeavours, our latest photography cheat sheet draws on the key photography basics of exposure to help you bag a well-lit shot no matter where you may be shooting.