Taking your first photos this Christmas: 4 ideas to shoot and how to shoot them

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If you’re new to photography or if you’ve just upgraded to a new camera – perhaps you’ve bought yourself one in the sales – and taking your first pictures with a camera that gives you more control, you’re probably feeling conflicting emotions. On one hand you’re probably itching to get shooting some of the many picture opportunities that abound at Christmas, but on the other feeling a bit daunted and unsure about what to photograph.

How to use continuous mode to shoot static subjects

How to use continuous mode to shoot static subjects: step 3

In this tutorial we show you how to enjoy a burst of speed and use your camera’s continuous shooting mode to shoot static subjects.

8 creative photo ideas to try in December

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Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 8 creative photo ideas to try in December!

Wedding portraits: how to shoot with confidence and get your best-ever images

Wedding portraits: how to shoot with confidence and get your best-ever images

In this wedding portraits tutorial we’ll show you how to shoot the Big Day with confidence and capture those magic moments with our top portrait photography techniques, plus fast Photoshop fixes to quickly make the most of your set of Raw images.

4 ways to get a studio look without a photo studio

Few amateur photographers can afford the luxury of a dedicated studio, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t take top-quality images that look like they were taken in a studio. Here’s how…

Save 55% on PortraitPro 12 portrait retouching software (Advertising Feature)

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Anthropics is offering an extra 10% off its award-winning PortraitPro portrait retouching software to Digital Camera World readers

How to photograph a reflection in an eye

How to photograph a reflection in an eye

Discover how to photograph a reflection in an eye ball with this simple step-by-step tutorial!

8 creative photo ideas to try in November

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Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 8 creative photo ideas to try in November!

Fashion and beauty portrait photos: 3 quick tips for success

How to shoot fashion and beauty portrait photos

3 quick lighting and composition tips to help you get the best photos from your fashion or beauty shoot

Outdoor portraits: 6 tricks to make the most of bright sunlight

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Who says you can’t shoot outdoor portraits on a sunny day? You just need to know how to work the angles.