6 classic composition techniques every photographer should know

How to compose images for maximum impact: move closer

While you may never develop the God-like framing genius of a Cartier Bresson, hard work and perseverance will definitely get you further down the road to better pictures (and even HCB had to work hard at it, over a long career).

With this in mind, here is a quick reminder of some tried and tested compositional techniques and theories to make your framing look classier.

14 cliche-busting tips and tricks for more creative travel photography

13 Prime lenses

In one of our most popular posts of last year we shared eight of the most common travel photography mistakes photographers make and suggested some simple ways to make every shot count when you’re travelling with your camera.

Today we’re going to get ahead of the curve and try to stop these mistakes before they happen by exploring 14 things you can do on holiday to give your travel photos a greater sense of creativity and originality.