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.

Photo Anatomy: capturing un-tamed moments in the wild

Photo Anatomy: how a wildlife photographer captures un-tamed moments

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 award-winning wildlife photographer Bence Máté reveals how he captured a rare confrontation between a hummingbird and a snake.

DIY Photography Hacks: how to use your car as a mobile hide for bird photography

DIY Photography Hacks: how to use your car as a mobile hide for bird photography

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you a simple way to bag frame-filling pictures of wild birds from the comfort of your car’s bucket seats. Find out how you can ditch the uncomfortable hides for good!

9 creative photo ideas to try in May 2013

01 Shoot creative spring light painting effects

Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in May 2013.

Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

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

In our latest instalment award-winning wildlife photographer Richard Peters reveals the techniques behind this striking black and white image of an owl.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer, an experienced equine photographer, shares his best horse photography tips for taking equine pictures in a range of different styles.

Decisive Moment: how nature photographers can make the most of it

Decisive Moment: what it means for nature photographers (and how to make the most of it)

Henri Cartier-Bresson famously coined the term ‘decisive moment’, but capturing them isn’t just restricted to street photographers like the Magnum legend. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can make the most of decisive moments as they appear in nature to create images with more impact for the viewer.

9 creative photo ideas to try in April

02 Shoot still life photography with personality

Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in April.

Photo Anatomy: how Tim Flach made this amazing animal portrait

Photo Anatomy: how Tim Flach made this amazing animal portrait

In a new series to run every Sunday on Digital Camera World, we’re going to select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

In our first instalment we look closely at an amazing animal portrait by Tim Flach, from his project More Than Human. Here’s how he achieved this dramatic image.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: animal photography tips for any species

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: animal photography tips for any species

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our professional photographer shows our apprentice some simple animal photography tips that are relevant for any type of species you want to shoot, whether in the wild or in your local safari park.