Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby shows how remote camera mounts can help you take more creative photos

Scott Kelby remote camera tips: aerial

In a new series, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals the secrets of some of his best images. Here, he shows how an inexpensive camera mount can literally take your photography further…

Best photography competitions to enter in 2015

Best photo competitions 2015: IGPOTY / Rosanna Castrini

From food to landscapes, and everything in between, we list some of the world’s top photo competitions for 2015, including important dates and entry details

Photo ideas: add sparkling bokeh to still life shots

Photo ideas: bokeh still life shot

Create a still life bokeh backdrop in a way you may not have come across before

52 photography projects: a photo idea to try every week in 2015

52 photography projects: a photo idea to try every week in 2015!

From easy home photography projects you can do today to creative long-terms projects, here are 52 fantastic photo ideas you have to try this year.

9 creative photo ideas to try in January

Creative photo ideas for January 2015 Michael Bosanko

Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 8 creative photo ideas to try in January!

How to find perfect composition for your street photography

La Habana by Harry Fisch

Is street photography really as ‘random’ as it might at first appear? In this article travel photographer Harry Fisch reveals his secret to capturing perfectly composed street photography.

30 peculiar pictures of photographers taking pictures

Photographers taking pictures

Photographers will go to extraordinary lengths to get that perfect shot, as these brave photographers demonstrate…

Top 5 short films shot on Nikon DSLRs

'Joy Ride' still, shot on a Nikon D800 | via www.nphotomag.com

Although a number of Nikon DSLRs have video recording capabilities, we understand that many of you would rather shoot still images rather than moving pictures. However, as we’ve often stumbled across some absolutely beautiful short films shot using Nikon DSLRs, we decided to put together a post featuring five of the best Nikon films.

Essential tips for great coast photos

Coast photo

With its mix of elemental nature and unspoilt beauty it’s no surprise that the coast is a favourite destination for photographers. There are few places that offer the variety and inspiration of the coast, but how do you make the most of all the amazing photo subjects you’ll find by the sea?

Canon 5D Mark II mashup: K-24 aerial recon lens

aero-ektar

We’ve featured the handywork of Jason Bognacki before when he combined his Canon 5D Mark II with a 1919 Piccolette Contessa-Nettel camera. Since then he’s done another Canon mashup; this time it’s a Canon 5D Mark II with a 7-inch f/2.5 Kodak Aero-Ektar lens attached to it removed from a K-24 aerial recon camera. These lenses were built by Kodak for aerial reconnaissance photography and most were made during World War II. There is even some dispute that these lenses are radioactive as they contain Thorium. Holy smokes.