Shooting sports: JPEG images or raw format – which should you use?

Shooting sports: JPEG images or raw format - which should you use?

We all know the benefits of shooting raw format. In most situations you’ll find yourself, it will be more beneficial to shoot raw files. But when shooting sports, JPEG images offer a significant advantage. In our latest photography cheat sheet we explain how.

Photo Anatomy: anticipating the perfect moment in Formula 1 racing photography

Photo Anatomy: anticipating the perfect moment in Formula 1 racing photography

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 we discover how anticipation and technical skill combine in this outstanding Formula 1 photo, taken by Getty Images staff photographer Clive Mason.

Photo Anatomy: why Dan Chung used a tilt-shift lens to capture Usain Bolt

Photo Anatomy: why Dan Chung used a tilt-shift lens to capture Usain Bolt's 100m win

In our latest Photo Anatomy series installment, award-winning press photographer Dan Chung reveals how he captured Usain Bolt’s 100m final victory at the Beijing Olympics using innovative tilt-shift lens effects.

Motion Blur: what shutter speed should you use?

Motion Blur: what shutter speed should you use?

It’s often said that you need to use a shutter speed of 1/60sec to 1/125sec when panning to create motion blur. But is this the case for all subjects? Below we’ll share one of our best DSLR tips on how how to set up your camera to capture effective motion blur, whatever your subject may be.