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.

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

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

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

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.