When you need a tripod… and when you don’t

The basics As a basic rule of thumb you should use a tripod whenever you need to use a shutter speed below a safe hand-holding value. This speed can be approximated by 1 second divided by the effective focal length. For example, a 100mm lens on a Canon APS-C format camera has an effective focal [...]

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Where and how to turn your photos into calendars

Christmas is nearly here, as is the start of a brand new year. It’s undoubtedly the best time to get hold of a fresh new calendar to help you get organised for the year ahead, whether you’re thinking of giving one as a gift, or getting one for yourself.  But before you go and pick [...]

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