With their distinct antlers, fallow deer make perfect late autumn subjects, says Paul Hobson This fallow deer buck is 'bellowing' during the...
In today's Quick Tips, we look at the diminutive alternative to the trusty tripod - the beanbag. What's it all about? Beanbags allow you to...
Second-hand optics have become big business in the photo world, but you need to know what you’re looking for. Here are seven tips for buying used...
In today's Quick Tips, we look at getting the most out of a shot - checking every angle Explore your subject from every angle, including the...
Are you a photographer trying to get more Instagram followers? One of the most common tips you hear for growing your tribe is to share your best work...
This guide assumes that you know how to use your camera in automatic mode and that you have your manual handy so you can work out how to do the things described here using your camera. Contents Introduction Taking Digital Photos Pre-Processing Post Processing Digital Camera Types...
An image sensor or imaging sensor is a sensor that detects and conveys the information that constitutes an image. It does so by converting the variable attenuation of light waves (as they pass through or reflect off objects) into signals, small bursts of current that convey the information. The...
Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that captures the personality of a subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. No genre flourished in the medium of photography quite like the portrait. Both photography’s questioned status as an art...
Landmarks >> To 8 January Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate, North Yorkshire Bradford-born photographer Liza Dracup was invited to explore Mercer Art Gallery's archive and respond to its holdings. The large collect ion of Victorian photography caught her eye, as the prints hold history that...
Cold Places: Pictures from the Poles >> 19 November to 22 February >> Grosvenor Museum, Cheshire World-renowned polar photographer Sue Flood returns to her home town of Chester for a celebratory retrospective. The highly anticipated exhibition presents Flood's fascination with...
Its really sharp, fast response and rich in colour.
Hello everyone,  I'm puzzled by zoom lenses ithat seem to decrease aperture size as the focal kengrh increases. If I buy, say, a 20-35 f.2.8, surely I want the aperture to stay constant as i zoom in and out? Can soneone explain what, if any advantages this confers please. And how do I...
Outstanding colors and resolution. beautiful photos. I was ready to buy a ZR850, but though what it could add to the 800 and I postponded the decision. Do you or anyone else can explain how does it compare with the ZR800 in terms of IQ? Kind regards,
Manufacturers, I'm afraid, are more interested in marketing slogans than informing people. As I said, when people say 'aperture' they tend to mean 'f-number', and it should be written f/2.8, not 'F2.8'. So, the f-number is the aperture expressed relative to the lens focal length, and the main...
My aim isn't to be 'obnoxiously pedantic'. As you want to teach it, the aperture gets bigger as it gets smaller. So an aperture of 2.8 is bigger than one of 16. A constant aperture lens has an aperture that changes. An aperture size of 6mm is the same as an aperture size of 18mm and bigger...
When I had it, used a $5 shoulder hippie bag. Can put the mobile in there and any other odds and ends (bills to pay etc.) and barely notice it's there. If interested in something custom...  A good friend in the mountains of northern thailand does excellent leather work. Yes, not a camera...
One of the really interesting questions is why has it taken the titans of camera manufacturing so long to realize that the world's culture has changed.  And without their permission One of the interesting answers is that the management of Canikon are older and just don't understand today's...