35 things photographers do wrong (and how to stop doing them)

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It’s impossible to learn the art of photography without making a few mistakes along the way, but if you find yourself doing the same things wrong every time you pick up your camera, it’s probably worth getting to the bottom of it.

Close-up photography: 2 macro lens alternatives when shooting on a budget

Close-up photography: 2 macro lens alternatives when shooting on a budget

Shooting on a budget? We show you two ways to take close-up photography without the need for an expensive macro lens…

6 creative macro photo ideas for spring and summer

6 creative macro photo ideas for spring and summer

Breathe new life into your macro photography with these fresh, seasonal ideas

10 things all landscape photographers should know about their craft

Black and white landscape photography: step 01 See in black and white

A good landscape photograph doesn’t just capture what you saw when you took the shot. It brings back a whole host memories and the emotions that you felt when you first saw the scene.

It might sound a tall order, but achieving that isn’t as hard as you might think, just take a look at these 10 points to fin out more.

How to take long exposure shots of the sea

Black and white landscape photography: how to make moody minimalist effects

Timing is key to shooting great seascapes. You need to be there at the right time of day, but just as important is the timing of the exposure. For a raging, stormy sea, a fast shutter speed can be appropriate, but with calmer waters, the best approach is to take it slow. Very slow. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take control of your camera to take long exposure pictures of the sea you can be proud of.

10 quick landscape photography tips

5 accessories every landscape photographer must own

Improve your photos with our expert help. Here are 10 quick landscape photography tips to help you give your pictures a breath of fresh air…

Catchlight photography tips: how to create custom-shaped highlights in subjects’ eyes

Catchlight photography tips: how to create custom-shaped highlights in subjects' eyes

In this step-by-step tutorial we explain the delicate art of catchlight photography and how to create custom shapes in your portrait subject’s eyes.

Best camera settings for moving landscapes (free photography cheat sheet)

Best camera settings for moving landscapes (free cheat sheet)

When you first start out in landscape photography, observing a few of the classic conventions can really make a difference to the kind of results you get. Just knowing how to adjust aperture so you get maximum depth of field in an image is a big help, as is understanding some of the classic theories… Continue reading

How to take creative control over focus with any subject

Creative Focus: camera tips for static to spontaneous subjects

In today’s world of responsive technology, shooting successful imagery has never been easier. It’s hard to believe that not so long ago, a jostling Fleet Street photographer would have had no choice but to focus camera manually in the photo scrum, as would sports photographers. Can you imagine tracking a fast-moving tennis pro without lightning-quick… Continue reading

How to layer multiple filters for perfect long exposures

How to layer multiple filters for perfect long exposures

In this long exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use one filter to balance your exposure, then use another filter to enable a long exposure.