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.

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.

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.