Fine art photography: how to shoot – and print – an elegant portrait at home

Fine art photography: how to shoot - and print - an elegant portrait at home

Learn how to create a stylish piece of home art. Our fine art photography tutorial shows you how to shoot, edit and produce a high-quality print of a stunning black and white portrait.

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.

Tasteful nude photography: how to shoot the human form in subtle, classic ways

Tasteful nude photography: how to shoot the human form in subtle, classic ways

Nude photography is one of the most enduring fine art photography ideas, but it’s a fine line between salaciousness and subtlety. In this tutorial we offer our best tips for shooting tasteful nude photography using natural light and a classic black and white treatment.

Ring heart shadows: how to make fine art photos you’ll love

Ring heart shadows: how to make fine art photos you'll love

Ring heart shadow pictures are some of the most commonly bought stock photos and a staple of greeting cards. In this simple still life photography tutorial we show you how to set up and light your own ring heart shadows from the comfort of your living room.

Fine art photography: what you need to shoot amazing photo projects at home

Fine art photography: what you need to shoot amazing photo projects at home

Why shoot fine art photography? Easy. It’s the sheer pleasure you get from creating, shooting and post-producing fine art photos at home, especially as the weather gets colder and the nights draw in.

In this fine art photography tutorial we’ll show you how to find, set up and shoot amazing still life photography subjects at home at no cost.

10 tips for preparing and selling photo prints

Selling Photo Prints: Andrew Ray

About 14 years ago, Andrew Ray owned a pet shop and had just taken up photography as a part-time hobby. However, in 2008 he became a full-time photographer, supplying his images as fine-art prints, cards and calendars to galleries and shops across the county, and selling direct at local events and through his website.

So how exactly does a pet-shop owner become a successful fine-art photographer in the space of ten years? He shares his top ten tips for selling photo prints, and afterwards we’ll show you step-by-step how to prepare your own photos for print.

Photography ideas: turn knives and forks into photo art

13 awesome photography projects for 2013

Cook up some tasty photos of cutlery and cooking utensils for your kitchen wall. You only need simple kit for this photography project, but the results are seriously artistic

Fine art nude photography: tips and techniques from lighting to posing

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A beginner’s guide to the art of nude photography. Tips, techniques, lighting advice, help for sourcing nude models and more – it’s your complete guide to taking fine art nudes.

Creative nude photography: split tone portraits in Photoshop

Learn how to take your nude photography further. In this Photoshop Elements tutorial, you’ll find out how to add a split-tone effect for a classy finish to your colour nudes. In this video tutorial you’ll discover how to apply a split tone effect to your nude portraits in Photoshop. You’ll find out how to use… Continue reading

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.