How to use flash to freeze action with motion blur

How to use flash to freeze action with motion blur

Freezing action and capturing motion blur at the same time may sound like a contradiction but it is possible if you use an external flash. Here’s how it’s done.

9 creative photo ideas to try in October

9 creative photo ideas to try in October 2014

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

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…

Creative photo ideas: how to blow your highlights for striking abstract effects

Creative photo ideas: how to blow your highlights for striking abstract effects

In this creative photography tutorial we show you how to use a slow shutter speed to let the light flood in and get beautiful blown highlights for abstract flower photography.

8 lessons you can learn by shooting landscapes at night

7 night photography tips for the architectural photographer

You don’t have to restrict yourself to daylight hours for shooting landscapes, you can shoot them during the night as well, and there are some great lessons that you’ll learn along the way.

4 classic portrait compositions every photographer should know

Portrait composition 04: Tight close-up

Discover how to compose portraits in tried and tested ways. Follow these compositional tips and you can add interest and variety to any portrait shoot.

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.

5 ways to improve your portraits in an instant

5 ways to improve your portraits in an instant

Try these five simple portrait photography tips and tricks to elevate your people pictures to the next level!

Try these posing, lighting & editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

Portrait photography ideas: try these lighting and editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

In this tutorial we’ll show you some clever portrait photography ideas you can try – from simple lighting tricks to clever Photoshop edits – to make a subject look their very best, whatever their age.

Wildlife photography hide: how to use camouflage to get closer to animals

Wildlife photography hide: how to use simple camouflage to get closer to animals

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up a simple wildlife photography hide and when to use it to get close to wildlife.