Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

A city’s souvenir shops are invariably awash with clichéd postcards of local landmarks, but by thinking creatively it’s possible to capture something much more striking and original. Here are five fun urban photography ideas to get you started…

City Photography: tips for taking pictures of buildings with maximum impact

City Photography: tips for taking pictures of buildings with maximum impact

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro shares some of his best city photography tips to help our apprentice take more visually appealing pictures of buildings.

How to take pictures at night: pro tips for spotting creative scenes after dark

How to take pictures at night: pro tips for spotting creative scenes after dark

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shows our apprentice how to take pictures at night by spotting scenes with creative potential and setting up your camera to capture them.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: interior photography tips for ideal homes

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: interior photography tips for the ideal home

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post we set up indoors, as our pro shares his best interior photography tips for taking perfectly lit photos at home.

5 quick photo ideas for shooting interiors: give your inside shots a higher ceiling

5 photo ideas for more interesting interior photography

Looking to add variety to your interior photography? Here are 5 simple photo ideas you can try next time you’re shooting indoors.

Pictures of churches and cathedrals: how to handle big space and poor light

Pictures of churches and cathedrals: how to handle big space and poor light

Shooting pictures of churches and cathedrals brings a host of challenges. You’re faced with a big space and poor light… but that’s no problem if you follow these simple steps.

Is it legal to take pictures of buildings? Photography law questions and answers

Is it legal to take pictures… of industrial installations?

Is it legal to take pictures of buildings? In a new series we aim to answer many of the common questions about photography law and look into the legality of taking pictures of different subjects and situations.

In this first post, we look at some of the common questions around taking pictures of buildings. In subsequent posts each week we’ll explore the legality of taking pictures of people, animals, landscapes and even other people’s art.

Free night photography cheat sheet: how to shoot popular low-light scenes

Free night photography cheat sheet: shoot any low-light scene

In our latest photography cheat sheet, we’ve seized upon these themes and created a handy flowchart that explains step-by-step how to achieve four of the more popular night photography subjects.

Our night photography cheat sheet shows you how to shoot city scenes, moonlit landscapes, low-light portraits and the ever-popular painting with light.

Photographing interiors: shoot handheld in low-light without any blur

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Photographing interiors of many famous photo locations often means shooting handheld. Many such landmarks ban the use of tripods, leaving photographers to their own devices to keep their cameras stable when shooting interior photography.

Building photography: tips for pro results without the specialist gear

Building photography: tips for pro results without the specialist gear

Cities offer huge image potential for photographers with a creative eye, and shooting building photography is a great way to extend your portfolio. You don’t need lots of specialist (and pricey) equipment to for top-notch pictures of buildings; you can get started with just a camera and a few basic lenses.