Trompe l’oeil in photography: how to play with perspective and deceive the eye

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/09/2013 11:32am
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    Trompe l’oeil, or trick of the eye, is a popular compositional technique that can add some fun to your photography. There are endless ways to do it, and it’s easy to do, but it does take time to find the right subjects and angles for really convincing shots. Here’s how it’s done.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in September

    | Photography Tips | 01/09/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in September 2013

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in August 2013.

    Close-up Photography: creative ideas for photographing everyday objects

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 07/08/2013 00:01am
    Close-up Photography: creative ideas for photographing everyday objects

    How can you make small things look good? The secret to creative close-up photography isn’t in the things, but in how you approach them. And especially how you frame them.

    Learning lists of rules can help you think about photography, but they can be more confusing than useful while you’re trying to do it. Aim instead for the sweet spot between theory and practice, and you can make both work well for you. In this guide we’ll explain some easy ways to strike that balance with your close-up photography and show you how to make interesting pictures from just about anything.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in August

    | Photography Tips | 01/08/2013 00:01am
    Creative Photo Ideas for August: 02 Shoot a day in the life of your pet

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in August 2013.

    Worm’s eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    | Photography Tips | 29/07/2013 11:26am
    Worm's eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    Discover how you can get a unique view of the world by seeing it from a worm’s eye view. Our latest tutorial shows you how to get down and dirty with your camera!

    Photo Anatomy: creating underwater portraits that look like paintings

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 28/07/2013 14:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: creating dramatic underwater portraits that look like paintings

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    Igor Kraguljac’s dramatic photo was inspired by Renaissance painting. It’s a visually stunning image, but how did he take it? We have the answers in our latest instalment

    Panograph photography: how to make on-trend, ‘low-tech’ panoramas

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 22/07/2013 11:53am
    Panograph photography: how to and assemble on-trend low-tech panoramas

    A panograph is like a low-tech panorama, but as we show in our latest tutorial, its characteristic fragmented, home-made look can produce some fascinating pictures.

    Abstract Portraits: how to create a striking photo montage using clipped shapes

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 14/07/2013 00:01am
    Abstract Portraits: how to create a striking photo montage using clipped shapes

    In this simple and fun Photoshop tutorial we’ll show you how to create striking abstract portraits using clipped shapes and repeating patterns that make an impressive photo montage.

    Creative pictures of flowers: how to shoot and edit flower photos for extra impact

    | Photography Tips | 04/07/2013 00:01am
    Creative pictures of flowers: how to shoot and edit flower photos with extra wow factor

    Every photographer has taken pictures of flowers at one point or another. Flower photos are enduringly popular subject matter because their colours, shapes and textures add so much impact to your photo compositions.

    But a few simple tweaks to the way you set up and compose your pictures of flowers, as well as the way you edit your flower photos in the digital darkroom, can dramatically increase their visual appeal. Here’s how it’s done.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2013

    | Photography Tips | 01/07/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2013

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in July 2013.

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