Understanding aperture

Understanding aperture

Set the right combination of aperture and shutter speed and you’ll notice an immediate difference in your photography

Shutter speed explained

Shutter speed explained

You can control the way that movement is captured in your pictures by getting to grips with your camera’s full range of shutter speeds

Perfect your exposures

Perfect your exposures

Learn how to read your camera’s exposure meter and alter key
camera settings that enable you to get exposures just right

Focus modes explained

Focus modes explained

Focus and drive settings are often overlooked by photographers, but they are essential for coping with challenging situations

Essential accessories

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Upgrading from a compact to an SLR camera opens up a world of photographic possibilities, here’s our guide to the accessories – from bags to flashguns and filters – that can help you take your photography to the next level

About Us

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Digital Camera World is the new photography website from Future Publishing, the makers of Digital Camera, N-Photo, PhotoPlus and Practical Photoshop magazines. With such a wealth of expertise and experience in the photography market, we felt the time was right to launch a new photographic website that brings the same quality and depth of content to our online readers that readers of our print titles currently experience.

Freelance photography tips: magazine publishing

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With 1000s of titles published every month, magazines are the most accessible market available to budding freelance photographers – here are our tips for success

Freelance photography tips: selling to stock libraries


Stock photography – we don’t need to tell you it’s a competitive business. But we can tell you how to give yourself the best chance of successfully selling your pictures…

Black and white minimalist photography guide

Follow these photography tips to create fine art minimalist landscapes and seascapes. Just add a Neutral Density filter and your favourite black and white sofware…

A travel photographer’s guide to photographing people

Top travel photography tips and techniques for the best people shots. Learn how to approach locals, when to offer money and how to take portaits packed with character