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.

Blur moving clouds with an ND filter: how to calculate exposures in 4 easy steps

How to blur moving clouds: 01 Choose a filter

Using long exposures to blur moving water is a classic technique, but a similar technique can also be used to great effect to blur scudding clouds. In this tutorial we show you how to calculate exposures with your ND filter to blur moving clouds, giving more impact to your landscape photography.

Nature photography tips: a subject-by-subject guide to shooting at home

Nature photography tips: a subject-by-subject guide to shooting in your back-yard

The average back garden in bursting with wildlife. In this subject-by-subject guide, nature pro Mark Hamblin explains how to shoot an exciting range of nature photography subjects on your own doorstep. Discover the best techniques, camera settings, light and gear for capturing many popular subjects!

Which metering mode should you use?

Which metering mode should you use? The simplest guide yet

In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.