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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.
Black Friday tips for photographers

Black Friday tips for photographers

If you’re in the market for a new camera this holiday season, you need to know these great Black Friday tips for photographers.

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How to use exposure bracketing on your camera

How to use exposure bracketing on your camera

Getting exposures right is one of the biggest challenges a photographer will face, and this is even more so in high-contrast scenes. One way to navigate this is by using a neutral density filter to balance the exposure - and in this tutorial we show you how to use an ND filter for best results.…

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How to format a memory card in the Nikon D3400

How to format a memory card in the Nikon D3400

Formatting your memory card is a good habit to get into. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to format a memory card in the Nikon D3400.

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Photographing the London Theatres with Peter Dazeley

Photographing the London Theatres with Peter Dazeley

Peter Dazeley, known more commonly as simply ‘Dazeley’ is a world-renowned advertising photographer, working in London, UK. Winner of numerous awards and a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, Dazeley is also acclaimed for his fine art and nude photography. In 2010 he was voted amongst the top 30 most influential photographers of the decade.

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Understanding the Nikon D3400’s AF modes

Understanding the Nikon D3400’s AF modes

If you’re new to interchangeable lens camera photography one of the things you’ll quickly realise is that you have a lot more control over the image-making process than you may have done on your smartphone or compact camera. Focus is one of the areas in which you’ll no doubt find a lot more options than…

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10 reasons why your photos aren’t sharp

10 reasons why your photos aren’t sharp

What can you do to ensure all your images are tack sharp? We look at some of the common reasons why your photos might not be sharp, and what you can do about it…

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How to use exposure compensation on the Nikon D3400

How to use exposure compensation on the Nikon D3400

Discover how to take more control over your exposures with the Nikon D3400 by learning how to set up and use its exposure compensation tool.

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How to attach a GoPro Hero5 / Hero6 to the Karma Grip

If you’ve wondered how to connect a GoPro Hero5 to the Karma Grip, this video tutorial shows you step by step how to remove the action camera’s compartment door.

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How to shoot a time lapse video with a GoPro Hero6 Black

How to shoot a time lapse video with a GoPro Hero6 Black

In this tutorial we’re going to take a look at the GoPro Hero 6 Black and how to quickly select the time lapse option and adjust the settings.

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Why you should use your camera’s Film Simulation Modes

Why you should use your camera’s Film Simulation Modes

Most digital cameras these day have a feature often known as a film simulation mode that allows you to take control over the colour of your images, even when shooting raw files. These film simulation modes are designed to boost colours and range in their scope from an overall lift in saturation to targeting specific…

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How to fly the DJI Spark using its remote controller

How to fly the DJI Spark using its remote controller

In this tutorial we show you how to fly the DJI Spark using its flight controller handset. You’ll learn how to land the drone, move it forward, backward and more.

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How to use your camera’s custom self-timer

How to use your camera’s custom self-timer

A custom self-timer lets you shoot a series of images with just one press of the shutter release, we explain all you need to know to use this useful feature

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How to switch your camera to manual focus

How to switch your camera to manual focus

There are a lot of tools built into your camera these days, such as Focus Peaking, that are designed to help you focus manually with greater precision, but for the purposes of this tutorial I’m going to go right back to basics and explain how to switch your camera to manual focus.

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