Creative photography: how to think beyond the obvious with composition

Creative photography: simple ways to think beyond the obvious with your compositions

Break the rules and add variety and interest to your images! In this tutorial we show you how thinking beyond the obvious with your compositions leads to more creative photography.

Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings

Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings or paintings

The photo-to-cartoon effect is one of our favourite Photoshop effects, and it’s surprisingly easy to achieve. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to turn photos to cartoons using an assortment of filters and simple brushwork.

Electrify your portraits using Photoshop Elements

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Give your portrait a shot of electricity by creating glowing lines in Photoshop Elements.

9 creative photo ideas to try in January

Creative photo ideas for January: 07 Shoot a winter portrait

Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in January.

Creative photography ideas: create light trails with sparklers

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If you’re looking for a great New Year’s Eve photo idea or simply struggling to find creative photography ideas to keep you busy on dark nights, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. Sparklers allow you to create golden light trails and shapes, and they’re cheap to buy and easy to use.

Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera’s focus ring

Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera's focus ring

Taking an intentionally blurry photo? It may sound sacrilege, but sometimes it can be fun to break the rules of photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take an abstract self-portrait that will make you look like a genius. Which you are.

Nikon lenses from A-Z: the ultimate photographer’s guide

Nikon lenses from A-Z: the ultimate photographer's guide

Your lenses are the eyes of your camera. In this tutorial, the experts at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain everything you need to know about Nikon lenses and show you how to use them to change the way you see and capture the world around you…

5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

Christmas is a time for getting together with friends and family… making it the perfect opportunity to show them just how great a photographer you’ve become over the past year! In this quick guide we show you 5 killer Christmas picture ideas, along with tips on how to shoot them from the experts.

9 creative photo ideas to try in November

9 creative photo ideas to try in November

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

This month our list covers fun projects like making otherworldly skies, bright still lifes, alternative autumn scenes and even turning the camera on photographers themselves, among many other fun and creative photography projects that are perfect for this time of year.

Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 very different effects

Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 different effects

Tilt-shift photography is commonly misconstrued solely as producing miniature effects in your images. But tilt-shift photography is much more than producing toy towns. In this tutorial we show you six vastly different effects you can produce with the same tilt-shift lens.