8 creative photo ideas to try in December

Creative photo ideas for December 2014 Jessica Drossin

Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 8 creative photo ideas to try in December!

This Week in Photography – news from 24-30 November



Canon 7D Mark II vs Canon EOS-1D X vs Nikon D4s vs Samsung NX1: 13 Weight

Welcome to our photography weekly news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 24-30 November.

How to change your Nikon DSLR settings in an instant

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Make the most of your Nikon DSLR’s U modes to change your camera set-up in an instant to suit different subjects.

Abstract photography: how to capture reflections in oil and water

How to photograph still life reflections: step 2

In this quick tutorial we show you how to create amazing abstract images by photographing reflections in oil and water.

Tutorial file downloads for Digital Camera issue 159

Test Gallery

Get start files for the January 2015 issue’s Lightroom and Photoshop Elements tutorials, plus files to accompany our two Creative Home Projects videos In Digital Camera 159, on sale on Friday 5th December, our Photoshop School section continues our Teach Yourself Lightroom series, presenting simple techniques for creating dazzling colour effects. You’ll also see how… Continue reading

6 photos you should know how to make

How to add variety to your landscape portfolio: experiment with long exposures

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, others stand the test of time. Here are photos you should know how to make…

Wild animal portraits: the best settings and techniques for close-up photos

Wild animal portraits: the best settings and techniques for close-up photos

In this wildlife photography tutorial we’ll show you the key settings and techniques for taking wild animal portraits that are expressive and engaging.

Nikon vs Canon: best cashback deals 2014

Canon vs Nikon: the DSLR comparison you've been waiting for

With the holiday season very firmly upon us, you might be thinking about what to buy the photographer in your life – or you might be penning your own wishlist to Father Christmas. We thought we’d wade into the ongoing Canon vs Nikon debate by taking a closer look at each manufacturer’s cashback deals to see which one offered the best savings.

Black Friday Nikon deals: save money on the top Nikon DSLRs

Nikon D7100: price, specs, release date confirmed

Black Friday is in full swing, and if you’re asking yourself, ‘What is Black Friday?’… well you probably don’t live in the United States.

But if you’re one of our American readers, you won’t want to miss these fantastic Black Friday deals on Nikon DSLRs.

Black Friday Canon deals: save money on top EOS Rebel DSLRs

Black Friday Canon deals: save money on top EOS Rebel DSLRs

Black Friday is in full swing, and if you’re asking yourself, ‘What is Black Friday?’… well you probably don’t live in the United States.

But if you’re one of our American readers, you won’t want to miss these fantastic Black Friday deals on Canon DSLRs.