Inspire Me…!

This link is for the posting of articles, blog entries, essays, or any other item which may be of interest to photographers of all levels of talent…!  Additions to this page for inspirational links are welcome from all BCC members.  Send them to websec@bedfordcameraclub.co.uk.

 

How to always get exposure right – your camera’s exposure settings explained…!

From bracketing and AE Lock to exposure compensation and more, Digital Camera World helps us all learn when it’s best to use each different option for adjusting exposure so that you get it right every time.  Find their great advice <here>. Submitted 13th January 2016 by Cliff Harvey ...
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75 Canon photography tips for taking control of your camera…!

Inside <this> guide you’ll find all you need to know to become a better Canon photographer.  Digital Camera World begins with basic setup to help you get to grips with your DSLR, before progressing to Canon’s shooting modes…!  Enjoy…! Submitted 24 December 2015 by Cliff Harvey ...
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The 10 commandments of Lightroom black and white conversions…!

Lightroom makes the process of converting a colour image to black and white a two-second job, but it’s deceptively easy.  Good black and white conversion is not just about losing the colour; not all images work so well in black and white, and a cack-handed conversion sticks out like a ...
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10 pro tips you can use in any genre of photography…!

Digital Camera World says it doesn’t matter whether you like to shoot landscapes, portraits or still life, <these ten tips> from their guest bloggers at Photoventure will help you improve your images time and time again…!  Check ’em out…! Submitted 14th December by Cliff Harvey ...
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4 ways to get the best effects possible from your polariser filter…!

With the advances in post-production software, it’s now possible to do almost anything to your images after you’ve fired the shutter, but there’s one filter that’s difficult to replicate effectively, and that’s the polariser filter.  In <this> tutorial, Digital Camera World shows you 4 simple ways to use your polariser filter ...
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Memory cards: how to choose and use the right storage device for your camera…!

In this jargon-free guide from Digital Camera World <found here>, they explain everything you need to know about choosing and using all the different types of memory cards for cameras…! Submitted 12th December 2015 by Cliff Harvey ...
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How and when to use ND filters, and what the numbers mean…!

Have you ever wondered how professional photographers capture movement in their landscapes to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls?  Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect?  <Here> are some ways to get the same results as those professionals, provided by Digital Camera World…! Submitted 10th December 2015 by Cliff ...
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10 reasons your photos are blurry, and what you can do about it…!

Do you sometimes get blurred photos from your DSLR but don’t know why?  The chances are it’s not the camera – it’s you!  Our friends at Digital Camera World, with the help of NPhoto magazine, came up with top ten tips for banishing blur, which can be found <here> …! Submitted 10th ...
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Michel Willems see http://www.speedlighter.ca/

Flashy Christmas

(Photo copyright of Michael Willems) Christmas is nearly here. You will probably want to photograph some indoor parties and family gatherings using your flash. Whilst it is much easier to use the pop-up flash and let the camera take the blame your pictures can be much better if you put on ...
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Best monitor for photo editing: 10 top models tested and rated…!

What is the best monitor for photo editing?  Colour-accurate monitors offer true-to-life reproduction of photographic images, but price and performance varies.  The folks at Digital Camera World have tested 10 of the top models available <here> to see which monitor is best for photography…! Suggested by Cliff Harvey 22nd November 2015 ...
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How to eliminate camera shake: practical tips for avoiding blurry photos…!

Start taking sharper handheld photos, whether you’re using a heavy lens or shooting in the dark!  In <this> tutorial from Digital Camera World, they share their best tips for avoiding camera shake, and leaving blurry photos behind…! Suggested by Cliff Harvey 6th November 2015 ...
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What is a CSC: compact system camera technology explained…!

What is a CSC?  A compact system camera is similar to a DSLR, but with <these> notable exceptions from Digital Camera World…! Suggested by Cliff Harvey 5th November 2015 ...
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