Creative photo ideas: how to blow your highlights for striking abstract effects

Creative photo ideas: how to blow your highlights for striking abstract effects

In this creative photography tutorial we show you how to use a slow shutter speed to let the light flood in and get beautiful blown highlights for abstract flower photography.

10 summer photography tips to get you creative in the warmer months

10 summer photography tips to get you creative in the warmer months

Being outside with your camera in the warmer months just feels so good. If you’re struggling to come up with creative ideas during summer, however, our friends and guest bloggers at Photoventure have a few summer photography tips that might help.

Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

Liven up your macro flower photography by taking a fresh approach this spring. Here are our five best creative photo ideas for capturing eye-catching seasonal images, and the best part is you don’t need anything more than your camera, lens and perhaps a bit of patience!

Spring pictures: how to set up your camera for seasonal close-ups

Spring pictures: how to set up your camera for seasonal close-ups

In this tutorial we show you how to set up your camera using macro focusing and depth of field to perfect your macro photography

Spring flowers: how to choose the best subjects and make your best-ever images

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Spring is here, bringing with it an explosion of life and colour. Learn how to shoot pictures of spring flowers with our simple guide.

9 creative photo ideas to try in May

9 creative photo ideas to try in May

Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in May!

Bluebell photography: when, where and how to take creative spring pictures

Bluebell photography: when, where and how to take your most creative pictures ever

The time for bluebell photography is just around the corner. In this tutorial we explain when to take pictures of bluebells, where to find them and how to set up your camera for the best results.

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

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.

DIY Photography Hacks: make a light tent from 3-ring binders to diffuse sunlight

DIY Photography Hacks: make a light tent from 3-ring binders to diffuse sunlight

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a simple light tent using 3-ring binders, which you can use to diffuse sunlight for shooting outdoor flower photography.

Creative flash photography ideas: how to get artistic with your flower photos

Creative flash photography ideas: get artistic with your flower photos

Find out how to give your plant and flower photos a boost with this easy off-camera flash technique. This simple creative flash photography idea can be shot in any home studio, hassle-free.