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Thu, 10 Feb 2011

Learn how to tell if you've got your exposure correct in our guide to histograms

3D imaging

3D imaging explained

Tue, 18 Jan 2011

What with the ever-increasing number of 3D cameras and 3D lenses on the market, have you ever wondered how 3D imaging really works?

Colour space

What is colour?

Tue, 11 Jan 2011

What Digital Camera takes a closer look at colour: what is colour, how we see it and how we manage it within photography.


Eye-fi wireless memory cards explained

Thu, 16 Dec 2010

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Image stabilisation

Image Stabilisation Explained

Tue, 26 Oct 2010

What is image stabilisation, where can you find it and how to use it

How to edit images

How to: edit photos and use Photoshop

Wed, 8 Sep 2010

A guide of how to use photo editing software and some Photoshop techniques

How to: Archiving and backing up

How to: archive and back up photos

Wed, 8 Sep 2010

Essential guide for learning how to archive and backup your photos

Remote Guide

Remotes explained

Mon, 6 Sep 2010

How a different remote trigger can assist your photography



Thu, 5 Aug 2010

The sharpness of your images is affected by many factors, some beyond your control

CCD sensor

Sensors explained

Thu, 5 Aug 2010

Every digital camera has at its heart a solid-state device which, like film, captures the light coming in through the lens to form an image. This device, called a sensor. In this article we...

Matt Explains... Microlenses

Microlenses Explained

Sun, 1 Aug 2010

How do the lenses that sit on top of your sensor affect image quality?

Adobe camera raw interface

Raw vs JPEG: The pros and cons of Raw files or Jpeg files

Mon, 12 Jul 2010

Raw vs jpeg: Don't know which file format you should be using for your images. What is the difference between Raw files and Jpeg files? We examine the pros and cons of Raw vs JPEG files.

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