In our article: Image stabilisation explained, we look at what is meant by image stabilisation technology in digital cameras

We explain what is meant by live view and what to bear in mind when buying a camera with live view

In our Lens Mounts explained article we discuss why cameras and lenses need to communicate now more than ever

Here’s our pick of the 2010 International Garden Photographer of the Year winners – along with our tips for creating great garden shots of your own

Love them or hate them, fisheye lenses have a place in photography – albeit probably a minor one. Fisheye lenses also require a rethink when it comes to explaining their…

We look at the different terms associated with digital camera flash, including flash curtain sync, GN, PC sync, rear cutain sync, slow sync, sync speed, and TTL

We explain the various terms related to the connections on your digital camera, such as USB port, flash sync, mic, AV out, and HDMI

We explain the various terms associated with viewfinders, such as pentamirror, pentaprism, magnification, eyepoint and coverage

What are the different type of filters available for your digital camera and what does each one do? Our filters explained article covers graduated filters, ND filters, Polarising filters, and…

We explain various terms referring to the video mode in digital cameras

When it comes to white balance what do the various settings on your camera mean? We explain what is meant by terms such as manual, custom, auto, kelvin and preset

We explain what the different types of autofocus are, and what each one means, including, AF lock, contrast-detect, continuous tracking, cross-type, manual and phase-detect

What are the different types of camera sensors and what do they mean? Including full frame, CMOS, CCD, APS-C, LiveMOS, Foveon

Different image file formats explained, including DNG, JPEG, TIFF, PSD and RAW

Why are some lens hoods circular whereas other lens hoods have a curious castellated shape? It’s time to think about lens-hood design.

We explain the the different aspect ratios often referred to in digital photography and what they mean inlcuding the aspect ratios 4:3, 3:2, 19:9 , and 6:6 / 1:1

Sony's NEX system is part of a new category of camera that boasts DSLR sensors and image quality and interchangeable lenses but, thanks to the omission of the DSLR's mirror…

Pro landscape snapper and ND addict Jeremy Walker explains why you need Neutral Density filters