Photo Anatomy: how a top documentary photographer adds impact to his images

Photo Anatomy: how a top documentary photographer adds impact to his images

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, documentary photographer Nyani Quarmyne explains how he took this stunning portrait at a New Orleans street party.

How to photograph anything: best camera settings for street photography

How to photograph anything: best camera settings for street photography

As our Shoot Like A Pro series on how to photograph any subject you want continues, we take a closer look at the best camera settings for street photography. Getting sharp photos takes time to master, but here we show you all the best camera settings you should use to shoot candid street photos, urban movement and the city at night.

How to photograph anything: best camera settings to use in any situation

How to photograph anything: best camera settings to use in any situation

Over the course of our new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you the best camera settings to use to shoot a range of subjects within the genres of portrait photography, landscape photography, street scene, wildlife photography, close-ups and more.

To kick things off we’ll take a look at the common camera settings you’ll want to use every time you shoot and explain how and why you might want to change them.

How to find perfect composition for your street photography

La Habana by Harry Fisch

Is street photography really as ‘random’ as it might at first appear? In this article travel photographer Harry Fisch reveals his secret to capturing perfectly composed street photography.

Candid street photography: lose your inhibitions and shoot portraits with impact

How to position yourself for candid street photography

Candid street photography is quite possibly the hardest discipline to nail. Even the best street photography tips, while improving your camera techniques, will struggle to help you overcome your natural inhibitions of getting in someone’s face with your camera. Find out below how you can make some simple changes to your approach and start shooting street portraits with more impact.

DIY Photography Hacks: make a cheap rain cover for your camera

DIY Photography Hacks: make a cheap rain cover for your camera - Step 5

Don’t let bad weather dampen your photography. Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post shows you how to make a cheap rain cover from a plastic bag.

Photo of the day: 10 August

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Our photo of the day by Peter Chinnock

Camera bags vs photo backpacks: which should you buy?

Camera bags vs photo backpacks: which should you buy?

If you’ve bought some new lenses or an extra body recently, you’re probably finding that you’ve outgrown your camera bag. Perhaps you’re struggling with whether to buy a bigger camera bag or take the leap to photo backpacks.

There are pros and cons for both large camera bags and photo backpacks…

Photo of the day: 16 July

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This street scene demonstrates juxtaposition between every day life and ‘normality’ and the popular media representation of women.

Photo of the day: 4 July

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This fantastic documentary style photo captures the gritty realism of the moment.