Photo Anatomy: capturing spectacular moments in the wild

Photo Anatomy: capturing spectacular moments in the wild

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 look back at the runner-up in the prestigious Veolia Environement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, which was shot by then-16-year-old photographer Jamie Unwin. Here… Continue reading

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: 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.

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.

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.