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.

Nature photography tips: a subject-by-subject guide to shooting at home

Nature photography tips: a subject-by-subject guide to shooting in your back-yard

The average back garden in bursting with wildlife. In this subject-by-subject guide, nature pro Mark Hamblin explains how to shoot an exciting range of nature photography subjects on your own doorstep. Discover the best techniques, camera settings, light and gear for capturing many popular subjects!

Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a trip deep into a Scottish forest, sharing his best tips and outdoor photography ideas for shooting striking scenes from nature.

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

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.

Photo Anatomy: the making of Frans Lanting’s ‘Ghost Trees At Dawn’

Photo Anatomy: the making of Frans Lanting's 'Ghost Trees At Dawn'

In our latest Photo Anatomy post we look back at one of the most famous images by one of the world’s most famous active photographers. Ghost Trees At Dawn looks like a painting, but this is a genuine photograph of trees in the Namibian desert. The legendary Frans Lanting tells us how he did it.

Photo of the day: 12 August

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Photo of the day: 23 July

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The bright bill of the toucan is fantastically set off by the dark, nicely blurred background.

Photo of the day: 20 July

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This might be an odd choice for us to pick for photo of the day during the summertime! However, we couldn’t resist…

Photo of the day: 17 July

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This lovely capture was taken on the Farne Island, near Lindisfarne in the north of England.

Photo of the day: 9 July

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The vibrant colours in this image and the sharp focus on the kingfisher make this a cracking shot.