A 10 point checklist for perfect photo composition

Compose an image with impact: 05 Shoot long for landscapes

Composition is an art and also a science, and an area where a lot of otherwise technically proficient photographers can struggle. It’s not something that can be taught, like the relationship between aperture and shutter speeds or figuring out hyper-focal distance, but here are some essential tips to help you with framing… 1 What are… Continue reading

8 ways to tell better stories with your photography

21 Street photography tips from the pros

While many photographers can generate lots of nice individual pictures, creating a photo story, or a photo essay, is a lot harder. If you think of the greatest documentary photographers, such as Henri Cartier Bresson, Dorothea Lange and Don McCullin, they cut their teeth working for picture-based magazines and while a lot of these have… Continue reading

Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby on how to blend light sources


In his series in Digital Camera magazine and Digital Camera World, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of his favourite images. This month Scott explains how to add just enough flash to enhance a portrait but retain a natural look. Words and images by Scott Kelby. You can follow Scott… Continue reading