Digital SLR Photography

Grain filter in Photoshop

Adding film grain

In this guide we show you how to add film grain to an image to get impressive creative effects on your final photograph more...
The Spot Healing tool

How to remove dust spots

Dave Stevenson

We show you how to use your image editor's spot healing tool to remove those annoying dust spots on your digital photos more...
The Dodge and Burn tools in Photoshop

Dodge and Burn

An introduction to the useful image editing technique known as 'dodge and burn' - lightening and darkening bits of an image to get the best overall effect more...
An 18-200mm lens with the focal lengths indicated on the barrel

DSLR starters' guides: Lenses

The beauty of DSLR is that you can attach a different lens to your camera depending on what and where you're planning to photograph. Julie Kim casts an eye over your lens choices more...
London Eye taken with a 1/6 second exposure

DSLR starters' guides: Shutter speed

Shutter speed controls the amount of movement in a photo, be it a sporting freeze frame or a dramatic night shot. Julie Kim explains shutter speed more...
Canon DSLR display

DSLR starters' guides: ISO

Changing the ISO is the DSLR equivalent of changing film speed in a conventional camera. Julie Kim explains the basics of ISO/sensitivity more...
White Balance main image

DSLR starters' guides: White Balance

White balance and colour temperature are really quite simple to get to grips with, as Julie Kim explains in this starters' guide to white balance more...
Canon EOS 400D with icons

Canon DSLR camera icons explained

A handy visual primer that gives definitions to all the cryptic icons on Canon DSLRs and their software interface more...
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DSLR starters' guides: Aperture

In the first in a series of starters' guides for new DSLR users, Julie Kim explains the principles of aperture and f-stops more...
A to Z Glossary of digital terms

The DSLR glossary

This DSLR glossary offers simple, jargon-free explanations of digital photography terms from aperture to zoom lens more...

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The DSLR glossary

A to Z Glossary of digital terms This DSLR glossary offers simple, jargon-free explanations of digital photography terms from aperture to zoom lens more...

A is for...

Autofocus, Aperture, Artefacts more...

B is for...

Buffer, Burst mode more...

DSLR starters' guides: Lenses

An 18-200mm lens with the focal lengths indicated on the barrel The beauty of DSLR is that you can attach a different lens to your camera depending on what and where you're planning to photograph. Julie Kim casts an eye over your lens choices more...

DSLR starters' guides: Shutter speed

London Eye taken with a 1/6 second exposure Shutter speed controls the amount of movement in a photo, be it a sporting freeze frame or a dramatic night shot. Julie Kim explains shutter speed more...

DSLR starters' guides: ISO

Canon DSLR display Changing the ISO is the DSLR equivalent of changing film speed in a conventional camera. Julie Kim explains the basics of ISO/sensitivity more...

Canon DSLR camera icons explained

Canon EOS 400D with icons A handy visual primer that gives definitions to all the cryptic icons on Canon DSLRs and their software interface more...

DSLR Handbook: The Top

Nikon D80 top view close-up The top panel of your DSLR is its control centre, where you choose your mode and check settings and memory space. We zoom in on the details more...

DSLR Handbook: The Back

The back of a Nikon D3 Digital SLR We all know what the LCD screen is for, but what do all those little buttons do? Get the lowdown on the rear of your DSLR more...

Adding film grain

Grain filter in Photoshop In this guide we show you how to add film grain to an image to get impressive creative effects on your final photograph more...

How to remove dust spots

Dave Stevenson

The Spot Healing tool We show you how to use your image editor's spot healing tool to remove those annoying dust spots on your digital photos more...

Dodge and Burn

The Dodge and Burn tools in Photoshop An introduction to the useful image editing technique known as 'dodge and burn' - lightening and darkening bits of an image to get the best overall effect more...

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