Using patterns in photography: 5 fresh ideas for still life and nature

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Using natural patterns in photography is a great way to improve your compositional skills, and can also help transform the ordinary into something extraordinary, as nature pro Mark Hamblin explains…

Spring photography tips: how to photograph flowers in the wild

Final spring photography tips for photographing wild flowers

Taking pictures of flowers in a controlled environment such as still life photography, or even in the confines of your garden is one thing. But learning how to photograph flowers in the wild presents a whole number of new challenges. In this quick guide we show you how to think about the light and how to experiment with the look and feel of your pictures.

Exposure bracketing: 3 quick ways to achieve a perfect exposure

Exposure bracketing: 3 quick ways to achieve a perfect exposure

Discover how to master the basics of taking multiple exposures with this quick tutorial on exposure bracketing.

Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

In this tutorial we share our best macro photography tips on how to choose a focal point and set up your camera for striking close-up pictures of nature.

Wild animal portraits: the best settings and techniques for close-up photos

Wild animal portraits: the best settings and techniques for close-up photos

In this wildlife photography tutorial we’ll show you the key settings and techniques for taking wild animal portraits that are expressive and engaging.

​Autofocus points explained: how to suit your subject and aid composition

How to use the autofocus points on your DSLR: step 3

In this tutorial we explain how to use your the autofocus points on your DSLR to suit your subject and aid your composition.

How to photograph landscapes with people: 5 ideas to try right now

Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

Shooting lone figures in a stunning setting is a great way to add another dimension to your landscape photography. Here Mark Hamblin shares five clever photo ideas to help you breathe new life into your landscapes…

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Do your images turn out too dark or too light? We show you the quickest and easiest way to put them right… using your camera’s exposure compensation feature.

Digital infrared photography: how to capture the world your eye can’t see

Digital infrared photography: how to capture the world you're eye can't see

In this digital infrared photography tutorial we’ll show you how to choose suitable subjects, set up your camera and compose dynamic infrared images.

How to set up your camera for panoramic photography

How to set up your camera for panoramic photography: step 1

In this panoramic photography tutorial we show you how to set up your camera to capture outstanding widescreen images in just three simple steps.