9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    | Photography Tips | 01/04/2014 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in April.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in March

    | Photography Tips | 01/03/2014 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in March 2014

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in March 2014.

    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    | Photography Tips | 07/02/2014 00:01am
    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    Learn new photography techniques – and master old ones – with this essential photographer’s resource. This list of 77 photography techniques to try covers some of the most popular types of photography.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in February

    | News | 01/02/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for February: 09 Shoot a heart-shaped shadow

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in February.

    Pictures of autumn: how to shoot Fall colors and textures in close-up

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 23/10/2013 00:01am
    Pictures of autumn: how to shoot Fall colors and textures in close-up

    Autumn photography is full of wonderful colors and textures, and one way to emphasize them in stunning detail is to shoot them close-up. In this tutorial we show you how to shoot amazing macro pictures of autumn.

    Beach photography: how to get close for portraits and macro images

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 02/09/2013 00:01am
    Beach photography: how to get close for portraits and macro images

    In the second part of our Shoot Like A Pro series on beach photography we explain some of the best techniques photographers can use to shoot stunning family portraits, pets and even macro photography on the beach.

    Best macro alternative: 5 clever options for photographers on a budget

    | Accessories, Reviews | 29/08/2013 00:01am
    Best macro alternative: 04 Macro Extension Bellows

    Not everyone who wants to shoot close-up photography can afford expensive macro lenses… and nor do you need them! Here we review 5 great macro alternatives for photographers who want to get close without breaking the bank.

    What is a macro lens? Magnification and minimum focus distance explained

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 23/08/2013 10:38am
    Using macro lenses: how much magnification do you need?

    In our latest photography cheat sheet we answer the question ‘What is a macro lens?’. In our infographic we explain some of the finer points of using macro lenses and illustrate the effects different magnifications can produce with your subjects.

    Macro nature photography: tips for taking pin-sharp close-ups of flowers and insects

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 16/08/2013 00:01am
    Macro nature photography: tips for taking pin-sharp close-ups of flowers, lichen and butterflies

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue series post our pro shares his best macro nature photography tips to help our apprentice learn how to take pin-sharp pictures of wildflowers, lichen, butterflies and much more.

    Close-up Photography: creative ideas for photographing everyday objects

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 07/08/2013 00:01am
    Close-up Photography: creative ideas for photographing everyday objects

    How can you make small things look good? The secret to creative close-up photography isn’t in the things, but in how you approach them. And especially how you frame them.

    Learning lists of rules can help you think about photography, but they can be more confusing than useful while you’re trying to do it. Aim instead for the sweet spot between theory and practice, and you can make both work well for you. In this guide we’ll explain some easy ways to strike that balance with your close-up photography and show you how to make interesting pictures from just about anything.

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