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Camera Tips

This collection of camera tips and tricks will help you unlock the full potential of your DSLR or CSC and gain the confidence you need to start using your camera to its full potential. In these tutorials we will take you through some of the fundamental functions of your camera and then start to uncover some of the more hidden pieces of functionality that can give you advantages in certain situations.

What's more, you will also find camera tips for your specific make and model of camera. Whether you shoot with Canon or Nikon or Sony, Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic or another brand, we aim to provide you with tutorials and techniques to help you get the most out of the camera in your bag.

How to use Focus Shift on the Nikon D850 to shoot focus stacked images

One of the handy features included in the Nikon D850 is a Focus Shift mode that enables you easily to shoot focus stacked images with stunning depth of field. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to quickly set up the Nikon D850’s Focus Shift options and get started making focus stacks.

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Nikon D850 quiet mode: how to set up Silent Live View Photography

One of the handy features introduced in the Nikon D850 is a Silent Live View Photography mode, commonly called the quiet mode or quiet shutter, that employs the camera’s electronic shutter to eliminate shutter sounds. We explain how to set it up on your camera.

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8 photography techniques you can do with any camera

Having a basic compact camera doesn't mean that you can't take great photos or use advanced techniques. Here are 8 things that you can do whatever camera you're carrying. Create a shallow depth of field As recently as just a few years ago shallow depth of field was synonymous with large-sensor cameras. But massive leaps…

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GoPro Fusion firmware: how to do a manual update

In this quick tutorial we explain step by step how to do a manual update on the GoPro Fusion to get the latest firmware, which is essential if the GoPro app does not yet support your Android smartphone.

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Can the Nikon D3400…? Common questions answered

Can the Nikon D3400 record video, shot raw files, do a time-lapse, get wet? People have many questions about this popular DSLR, and in this tutorial we answer all the common questions about what the Nikon D3400 can and can’t do.

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How to calibrate your camera for accurate colours

Ashley Karyl takes a look at how to ensure that your camera is shooting colour correct images and explains camera calibration showing you how to create a profile from a properly exposed Raw file image of a chart like X-Rite’s ColorChecker Passport Photo.

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Why colour management is important, by Ashley Karyl

This is the first in a series of articles I’ll be writing about colour management for Camera Jabber, so I suppose I should start with a brief introduction of who I am and why every photographer should make colour management a top priority.  My name is Ashley Karyl and I’ve been a professional photographer since…

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How to set up a tripod for photography

In this tutorial, I’m going to look at basics of setting up a tripod and how to attach your camera. These techniques may be basic, but they’ll give you the foundations, and then you can apply them to any genre of photography.

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Setting custom white balance on the Panasonic GH5S

Auto white balance does a fantastic job but if you’re after the most accurate match for the colour in the scene you’re shooting then Custom white balance is the only way to go. Here we show you setting custom white balance on the Panasonic GH5S.

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