Win a Canon EOS 70D and £200 in photo vouchers with your best landscape!

As our Liberate Your Photos campaign this summer enters the home stretch, we kick off the final round of our competition looking for your best landscape images for a chance at winning, £200 in photo vouchers, a Canon EOS 70D and a day with a Canon Ambassador. Last month you sent us your best travel [...]

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7 times when manual mode will fail you

1.Changing light Part of the beauty of manual exposure mode is that the settings stay put and don’t adjust with subject brightness. However, this can be a problem in changing light. If you’re shooting a landscape for example, and you’ve set-up your tripod and got the composition just right while you wait for the sun [...]

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10 ways to get the sharpest landscapes of your life

Taking sharp landscape photos isn’t difficult, as long as you’re disciplined enough to follow a routine for checking your photography gear and camera settings before you take the shot. Of course, buying the best quality lenses you can afford helps, but even the sharpest glass will produce a soft picture if it’s not supported firmly [...]

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13 camera settings new photographers should know

Digital SLRs are loaded with menus, controls and a bucketload of customisation options that are designed to make photography easier, but which can, in fact, make it more complicated and confusing to beginners. You can of course dial up a DSLR’s green auto mode setting and treat the camera like a point-and-shoot, but this way [...]

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