Interest in mirrorless cameras has grown steadily ever since Panasonic released the ground-breaking Lumix DMC-G1 in 2008, with photography pundits regularly predicting that ‘this will be the year in which…
The focal-plane shutter is an outstanding mechanism that deserves to be appreciated
Bob Newman says that early critics of high pixel counts on digital cameras were misguided
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 look at the ultrasonic sensor cleaner, providing a guide to what it is for and how it works
In this article we look at the fisheye lens, providing a guide to what it is for and how it works
Canon has included another novel feature in one of its latest lens releases, the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM. Canon calls this a Blue Spectrum Refractive element. The claim is…
Learn how to tell if you've got your exposure correct in our guide to histograms
What with the ever-increasing number of 3D cameras and 3D lenses on the market, have you ever wondered how 3D imaging really works?
What Digital Camera takes a closer look at colour: what is colour, how we see it and how we manage it within photography.
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What is image stabilisation, where can you find it and how to use it
A guide of how to use photo editing software and some Photoshop techniques
Essential guide for learning how to archive and backup your photos
How a different remote trigger can assist your photography
The sharpness of your images is affected by many factors, some beyond your control
How do the lenses that sit on top of your sensor affect image quality?
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…
Confused about depth of field? What Digital Camera examines what the term means and the factors which affect depth of field
In our article: Dynamic range optimisation, we look at what is meant by dynamic range and the camera manufacturers response to this.