How to compose bold images: what (and what not) to include in your photos

    | Photography Tips | 02/06/2014 00:01am
    How to compose for maximum impact: what (and what not) to include in your images

    There’s nothing worse than spoiling a beautiful scene by composing your subject too small in the frame. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to compose images for maximum impact by avoiding unnecessary surroundings that don’t add to your shot.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in June

    | Photography Tips | 01/06/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for June: 09 Look at the world in monochrome

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in June!

    6 ways to keep shooting in harsh light

    | Photography Tips | 31/05/2014 00:01am
    Photography tips: how to use a reflector

    We often say that it’s best to avoid shooting in harsh midday sunlight, but sometimes it’s unavoidable and your lunch-break may be the only time you have in your busy schedule to take a few shots. Let’s take a look at a few ways of working in harsh light.

    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for dramatically lit photos

    | Photography Tips | 30/05/2014 00:01am
    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for producing dramatic photos

    Backlighting is one of the most attractive forms of lighting for photography but it can present a big challenge, not least when it comes to exposure.

    Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 28/05/2014 00:01am
    Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

    Liven up your macro flower photography by taking a fresh approach this spring. Here are our five best creative photo ideas for capturing eye-catching seasonal images, and the best part is you don’t need anything more than your camera, lens and perhaps a bit of patience!

    10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    | Photography Tips | 26/05/2014 00:01am
    10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    In our brand new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you how to take full control of your camera and capture your most inventive photos yet! Each week we’ll show you a new creative photo effect and explain how you can recreate it.

    10 easy ways to make your photos look more professional

    | Photography Tips | 24/05/2014 00:01am

    Once you’ve got a firm grip on composition and exposure you’re well on your way to taking professional-looking images. Here are 10 easy ways to help take your photography to the next level.

    5 ways to shoot landscapes you probably never thought to try

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/05/2014 00:01am
    Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

    In his latest tutorial expert Mark Hamblin suggests five simple ways you can shoot landscapes to come away with something creative and different.

    Pre-focus vs tracking: when and how to use each technique

    | Photography Tips | 21/05/2014 00:01am
    Pre-focus vs tracking - how to capture moving subjects with confidence: step 3

    Getting sharp photos of moving subjects is a tricky skill to master, but knowing which technique to use for which subject will help improve your hit-rate…

    9 filter mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 20/05/2014 00:01am
    10 tips for using your 10-stop ND filter: everything you need to know to ensure sharp photos

    In this tutorial our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the biggest mistakes photographers make when using filters, and explains how to avoid them.