Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

In this tutorial we share our best macro photography tips on how to choose a focal point and set up your camera for striking close-up pictures of nature.

How to use continuous mode to shoot static subjects

How to use continuous mode to shoot static subjects: step 3

In this tutorial we show you how to enjoy a burst of speed and use your camera’s continuous shooting mode to shoot static subjects.

Autumn still life photography: how to shoot a seasonal macro

Autumn still life photography: how to shoot a seasonal macro

Discover how to take cool autumn still life photography with this quick and fun macro project you can do at home!

Creative flower photography: how to shift the focus using layer blending techniques

Creative flower photography: how to shift the focus using layer blending techniques

In this tutorial we show you how to get creative with your macro flower photography by adjusting the focus in three separate exposures, and blending the shots for a magical effect.

Using ISO in macro photography: how to increase sensitivity for pin-sharp images

Using ISO in macro photography: how to increase sensitivity for pin-sharp close-ups

In this tutorial we share our best macro photography tips for learning how to use ISO for close-up subjects. We’ll show you how increasing the ISO will enable you to use a faster shutter speed to avoid camera shake.

Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

Drops of water make beautiful macro subjects – they’re attractive, they refract light into interesting patterns and they’re available at the turn of a tap! And water drop photography is also quite easy to do! With good technique, attention to detail and the right kit, you can set your images apart from the crowd.

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

9 creative photo ideas to try in April

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

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.