Photo ideas: ‘fine art’ food photography

Turn fruit and veg into photo art – all you need it a light box and a very sharp knife. Follow this food photography project to create stunning pictures for your kitchen wall.

Buying guide: close-up photography equipment

If you’re itching to photograph the world up-close you’ll need some specialised gear – here we explain the four main routes into fantastic macro photography…

Macro lenses: buying guide

If you’re serious about capturing the world up close sooner or later you’ll feel restricted by your normal lenses and start to think about investing in a dedicated macro lens.

Your guide to photographing small pets

These small animals need the close-up treatment to gain any real impact when stuck in a frame on the mantelpiece.

Choose the best focal length for a shot

One of the greatest attributes of photography is the ability to show the world around us in ways that we don’t normally see it.