Night photography ideas: how to make a light dome effect using an old bike wheel

Night photography ideas: how to make a light dome effect using an old bike wheel

Try a different kind of light painting with one of our favourite night photography ideas! In this tutorial we’ll show you how to apply a bit of DIY photography ethos and create a beautiful light dome effect from an old bike wheel…

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a DIY macro lens

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a DIY macro lens

Macro lenses are brilliant optics, but you don’t need to shell out for one if you’re just a casual macro photographer. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a DIY macro lens using a simple cardboard tube…

9 creative photo ideas to try in April 2015

Creative photo ideas for April: 05 Document identity

We’re kicking off April with a new list of exciting photo projects like brooding landscapes, portraits of mothers and babies, creative forests and even selling your images!

6 camera settings portrait photographers always get wrong

Shooting your summer portrait: best camera settings and what you need

Here’s a selection of settings that portrait photographers can get wrong – and how to go about fixing them.

6 ways to work a window for perfect natural light portraits

Window light photography ideas: step 6

Discover how to capture great natural light portraits with these six creative window light photography ideas…

How to photograph the Northern Lights

How to photograph the Northern Lights

With this week’s solar storm causing increased aurora borealis activity we turned to one of the foremost experts in aurora photography to tell us how to photograph the Northern Lights.

10 camera settings you need to learn to master your Nikon (and 10 you can manage without)

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Confused by the options on your Nikon camera? The experts at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain which camera settings you really need to get to grips with, and which you can manage without…

Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby explains how to shoot striking portraits using a single light

Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby explains how to shoot striking portraits using a single light

In a new 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 greatest images. This month Scott explains how he set up two distinctive portraits with just one strobe light.

6 camera settings landscape photographers always get wrong

Winter landscape photography: how to create a winter wonderland scene

When it comes to landscape photography you’ve got all the time in the world, right? You’re fully prepared: you’ve scouted a location, got your tripod into position, preselected all the camera settings and all you need to do is wait for the light.

How to photograph early spring flowers (free cheat sheet)

How to photograph early spring flowers (free cheat sheet)

Discover how to shoot early spring flowers. Download our free photography cheat sheet and discover the best camera settings to get you started this spring!