Photography composition tips: 3 killer ways you can master perspective

Photography composition tips - Perspective of scale

Learn how to take control of perspective in your photo composition. In this tutorial we offer our best photography composition tips through your choice of lens to shooting position so you can start making perspective work for you.

What is a Color Wheel: how to find the perfect shades and hues for your photos

What is a Color Wheel: how to find the perfect match for your photos

Getting colors that work well together is crucial to any good photo composition. In our latest photography cheat sheet we answer the question, ‘What is a Color Wheel?’ and point out some of the key things you need to know.

Color Theory: best color combinations for photography (and how to take it further)

Color Theory: best color combinations for photography (and how to take it further)

Learning the basics of color theory can add instant impact to your photo compositions. In this quick guide we’ll take you through the best color combinations for photography according to color theory and how you can take it one step further to make truly amazing images.

Frame within a frame: composition tricks for adding depth and context

Frame within a frame: composition tricks for adding depth and context

Using a found frame within a frame is a great photo composition trick for filling space and adding depth to an image. In this simple guide we show you how to find your frame within a frame and how to make it work.

Balanced Pictures: using color, shape, light and shade for perfect composition

Using patterns for balanced pictures

Our latest guide to improving photo composition shows you how to create balanced pictures. Find out how to use colours, shapes, light and many other factors to create harmonious compositions.

Emotional Images: how to add feeling with muted tones and harmonious color

Using harmonious color schemes

Find out how to convey mood and make emotional images by using muted tones and harmonious color schemes. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to shoot on-trend emotional images without any fancy software.

Photo Anatomy: how legendary landscape photographer Joe Cornish sees an image

Photo Anatomy: how legendary landscape photographer Joe Cornish composes an image

In our new Sunday series on Digital Camera World, we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

In our latest instalment we look closely at an amazing landscape shot by Joe Cornish, who tells us how he composed and shot this stunning scene in the glorious peaks of England’s Lake District.

Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

Sometimes you can dramatically alter your photo composition just changing your perspective. This quick guide to using camera angles more effectively will help you take pictures you can be proud of. Inside we’ll show you 5 simple techniques you can use to alter your camera angles for dramatic effect.

Crop photos the right way: classic mistakes and how to avoid them

Crop photos the right way: classic mistakes and how to avoid them

Knowing how to crop photos means getting your crop right both before and after you take the shot. In this easy-to-follow guide we’ll explain the secrets of success.

Color Photography: understanding complementary colors

Composing photos boldly

In the latest instalment of our series on color photography, we look closely at the color wheel to see which are the best complementary colors to use in your photo compositions, and which combinations should be avoided.