In pictures: 22 photos of rainy days

Rain on Fifth Avenue, Luke Bhothipiti

Do you put away your camera on rainy days thinking that there’s no chance of getting a good shot? Hopefully the below photographs capturing the beauty of rainy scenes will change your mind. Next time the clouds roll over and it starts raining, get out your camera and take advantage of the weather.

In pictures: 26 beautiful bokeh photos

bokeh

‘Bokeh’ is taken from the Japense word meaning ‘blur’ or ‘haze’. It refers to the aesthetic quality of a blur in photographs and has become a popular and desirable effect. We’ve hand-picked 26 great examples of bokeh photography to inspire you.

In pictures: 30 fantastic forest photos

Sunlight - Hans Kruse

Photographing forests can leave many photographers stumped; dull lighting can often prove challenging, and as for deciding on the perfect composition it can often be difficult to see the wood for the trees.

So if you’re struggling for inspiration on photographing forests, the images below are fantastic examples of just how creative you can be. Forget boring tree photos – shooting forests can yield some of the most versatile and creative results in landscape photography.