Digital camera effects from A-Z

Digital camera effects from A-Z

26 digital camera effects and techniques to help you get more creative with your DSLR. From abstracts to zoom bursts, there’s sure to be an in-camera effect you’ll want to try. Photoshop is great for enhancing and adding effects to your images, but nothing beats capturing it all in-camera in the first place. With that… Continue reading

Photo Anatomy: why a top pro used a ’60s retro style to photograph Kate Beckinsale

Photo Anatomy: why a top pro used '60s retro style to photograph Kate Beckinsale

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

In our latest instalment, top portrait pro Jason Bell explains how he used a ’60s retro style in his elegant portrait of Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale.

Cyanotype Process: digital photography using traditional techniques

Cyanotype Process: digital photography using traditional techniques

Living in an age of sophisticated digital technology it’s easy to forget the extraordinary origins of the photographic process. In this tutorial we’re going to combine elements of digital photography with one of the medium’s oldest techniques, the Cyanotype process. We’ll capture an image using a DSLR and then make a cyanotype print in the beautiful hues of Prussian blue.

Pinhole photography: how to take the perfect digital pinhole photo

Pinhole photography: how to take the perfect digital pinhole photo

Pinhole photography has been around forever, and the dawn of the digital age has given this low-tech artorm new life with the ability to convert your DSLR cameras into digital pinhole cameras. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use your digital pinhole camera to take the perfect pinhole photo. From the best camera settings to the optimum pinhole size, everything you need to know to take the perfect pinhole photo is laid out below.