Blurry pictures: how to lose your focus on purpose for artistic effects

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Blurry pictures are a bad thing, right? Not always. In this tutorial we show you how to blur your pictures for an enigmatic, artistic effect.

High-speed photography ideas: how to capture water balloons as they explode

High-speed photography ideas: how to capture water balloons the instant they explode

Using your flash and split-second timing to shoot high-speed photography of water balloons exploding can create spectacular results. In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to do it.

Body photography ideas: how to make a striking nude photo composite

Body photography ideas: how to make a striking nude photo composite

Nudes and body photography are some of the most enduring subjects for photographers to shoot, but the challenge lies in finding creative ways to do it. In this tutorial we’ll show you a simple technique of superimposing a shot of flowers onto a nude figure to create a striking and atmospheric composite.

9 creative photo ideas to try in October

Creative Photo Ideas for October: 07 Shoot an urban montage

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

Portrait photography tricks: how to play with perspective and blow people’s minds

Portrait photography tricks: how to play with perspective and blow people's minds

With this really cool portrait idea we’ll show you one of the oldest photography tricks in the book… how to play with perspective and make the viewer question what they see.

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

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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

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

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

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

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!