How to carry a tripod: pro tips you won’t find in any guide book

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 19/01/2013 13:00pm
    How to carry a tripod: step 2

    What’s the best way to carry a tripod when out on a long shoot? Here we show you three of the best techniques every professional photographer uses.

    6 top budget tripods tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 05/11/2012 16:30pm
    6 top budget tripods tested and rated

    Why spend a fortune on keeping your pictures sharp? We’ve found 6 of the best budget tripod kits for around £100 and put them to the test.

    How to set up a tripod for any type of shot

    | Photography Tips | 28/10/2012 05:00am
    How to set up a tripod for any type of shot: ground-level

    Curious about using the features on your new tripod? Here we show you how to set up a tripod for all sorts of photo compositions.

    DIY Photography Hacks: stay dry with a hands-free umbrella holder for your tripod

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 20/09/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: build a hands-free umbrella holder for your tripod - Step 5

    In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to stay dry in the rain with a simple umbrella holder to mount on your tripod.

    A layman’s guide to choosing the best tripod head

    | Photography for Beginners | 31/08/2012 15:30pm
    A layman's guide to choosing the best tripod head

    The tripod is one of the more central photo accessories to any photographer’s kit bag. But how do you know the best tripod head to use for the type of shots you want? We answer five key questions every novice needs to know about choosing a tripod head.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make your own tripod holder

    | Photography Tips | 30/08/2012 02:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make your own tripod holder

    In these lean times, many photographers are exploring alternative methods of getting great pictures on a budget, and it just so happens that here at Digital Camera World we have a number of great DIY photography hacks and cool camera tips up our sleeve. In our latest DIY photography tutorial we explain a really simple way to make your own basic tripod holder.

    Review: Hähnel Triad 90PG Pistol Grip Tripod

    | Accessories, Reviews | 18/08/2012 15:00pm
    Review: Hähnel Triad 90PG Pistol Grip Tripod

    We put the rugged, ergonomic (and affordable) Hähnel Triad 90PG Pistol Grip Tripod through its paces. Find out how we scored it in our review.

    The best tripod for your compact system camera?

    | Accessories, Reviews | 03/08/2012 03:00am
    Is the Davids and Sanford Traverse tripod the best tripod for your compact system camera?

    With today’s digital cameras now better than ever at producing clean images at high ISO settings, few photographers want to be burdened with a substandard tripod. The Traverse attempts to secure a place in your kit bag with its compact folded size allied to high-quality components and efficient design.

    Vanguard Nivelo 245BK tripod review

    | Accessories, Reviews | 28/07/2012 12:00pm
    Vanguard Nivelo 245BK tripod review

    Vanguard’s new Nivelo 245 is an ideal tripod for those wanting compact, lightweight portability, without sacrificing performance. Boasting one of the highest extension ratios on the market, it can extend from a folded length of 38cm up to a maximum height of 161cm. It weighs just over 1.1kg. Find out how we rated it in our test.

    9 secrets to using a tripod like a pro

    | Photography for Beginners | 16/07/2012 11:04am
    9 secrets to using a tripod like a pro

    To guarantee sharp shots of static subjects, using a tripod is essential, because it enables you to set any shutter speed you like and still get a shake-free shot. You’re then free to select the aperture you want to ensure maximum sharpness. To help you along we’ve compiled 9 practical tips you should know when using a tripod to ensure that you get the images you want.

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