Explore your SLR

Explore your SLR

Stick to your camera’s auto settings and all your shots will look the same, and you might not always get the results you’re after. Here’s how to explore your camera’s settings in depth…

Get better exposures

Get better exposures

Reduce the time you spend trying to rescue under- and over-exposed photos in Photoshop by getting the shots right first time in-camera

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

Image editing, printing & storing

11 photo printing mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

Get into good habits while editing your images and you’ll end up with prints you can be really proud of. Here’s what you need to know about photo editing, storage, and printing

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