Best gifts for photographers under £100: 14 ideas for 2014

Best gifts for photographers under £100: 03 Olloclip

If you’re stuck for ideas for the photographer in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Here we’ve got some suggestions that cover a variety of budgets up to around £100. If you’re looking for something cheaper, see our best gifts for photographers under £20 article.

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a tripod strap that doubles as a support

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a tripod strap that doubles as its own support

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a simple tripod strap which can also serve as a support in its own right.

8 tripod mistakes every photographer makes (and how to get it right)

8 tripod mistakes every photographer makes (and how to get it right)

A tripod is one of the most essential accessories available to a photographer, but it’s also one of the most misused. Our Head of Testing, Angela Nicholson, looks at some of the most common mistakes that photographers make with their tripod and explains how to avoid them.

8 unbelievable ways to beat camera shake

8 unbelievable ways to beat camera shake

Although tripods and monopods are the usual tools of choice for supporting a camera and keeping it still, they’re not the only solution. Take a look at a few of these ideas that can help with capturing shake-free images.

Nest Traveller NT-6294AK review: does this new tripod throw down the gauntlet?

Nest Traveller NT-6294AK review: does this new tripod throw down the gauntlet?

The Nest Traveller NT-6294AK is lightweight, can support a hefty 20kg load and costs £200. Is this the perfect tripod? Find out in our review.

How to clean a tripod: a simple guide to protecting your gear

How to clean a tripod: step 1

Your tripod can be an expensive investment, so halt the unnecessary build-up of dirt and grime with this simple guide to keeping it clean.

Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod review

Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod review

The Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod weighs just 1.6kg and is the king of Manfrotto’s revised 190-series of tripods. But is it up for the job? Find out in our Manfrotto 190Cx review.

Alternative camera supports: 6 top models tested and rated

Alternative camera supports: 6 top models tested and rated

Sometimes in our photographic pursuits using a tripod just isn’t possible. But when that happens you’ll still need something stable to help minimise the risk of camera shake. In this group test we’ve pitted 6 of the best alternative camera supports to see which offers the best value for money.

Best ball head for heavy DSLRs: 6 top models tested and rated

Best ball head for tripods: 6 top models tested and rated

Time for a new ball head? We reveal some of the most tempting ball-and-socket designs for use with heavy DSLRs.

How to use a monopod correctly… and when you should actually use one

How to use a monopod correctly... and when you should actually use one

In this quick tutorial we demystify this specialist form of support for your camera and explain how to use a monopod correctly.