9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2014

Creative photo ideas for July: 05 Shoot a bike meet

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

Canon vs Nikon: the DSLR comparison you’ve been waiting for!

Canon vs Nikon: the DSLR comparison you've been waiting for

Canon vs Nikon: which DSLR camera system is best? A question that has frustrated many of the world’s greatest philosophers and may even have troubled the UN… Our in-depth comparison examines each system’s cameras, lenses, key features and much more.

Best cameras for beginners: 5 stellar options you can grow with

Canon EOS 700D: price, release date, specs confirmed

In their latest guest post, the team at Photoventure takes a look at some of the best cameras for beginner photographers – both DSLRs and compact system or mirrorless cameras.

Best budget prime lens: 8 top portraiture optics tested and rated

Best budget prime lens: 8 top optics tested and rated

A standard kit zoom lens can work reasonably well for portraiture, but a budget prime lens gives you greater versatility. We tested eight of the top options to see how they performed.

9 creative photo ideas to try in June

Creative photo ideas for June: 09 Look at the world in monochrome

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

5 ways to shoot landscapes you probably never thought to try

Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

In his latest tutorial expert Mark Hamblin suggests five simple ways you can shoot landscapes to come away with something creative and different.

9 filter mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

10 tips for using your 10-stop ND filter: everything you need to know to ensure sharp photos

In this tutorial our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the biggest mistakes photographers make when using filters, and explains how to avoid them.

9 photo editing cliches and how to avoid them

9 photo editing cliches and how to avoid them

It’s hard to define at which point a popular or fashionable effect becomes a cliché, but when it’s done badly on a regular basis it’s definitely a problem. Let’s take a look at nine of the biggest photo editing cliches and what you can do to avoid them.

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!

Camera cleaning: 5 ways to healthcheck your camera with confidence

Camera cleaning: 5 ways to healthcheck your camera with confidence

Dust, dirt and moisture can all take their toll on your expensive kit, so it pays to keep it all in tip-top condition. Here’s a five-item camera cleaning checklist that every photographer should read…