Baby footprints: how to photograph a memento of your newborn

Baby_footprints_photography_how_to_DCM164.shoot_creative.20130315_3316

In this tutorial we show you how to photograph baby footprints, then process the image to make a quirky memento of your child.

The REAL reason most people’s photography doesn’t move on

How to make money from photography: tips for how to supplement your income by doing what you love

Have you hit a creative rut in your photography? Are you looking to take your photos to the next level, but finding it harder than you thought? We look at some of the reasons that many people’s photography doesn’t move on and suggest the real reason why this is happening.

Close-up photography: 2 macro lens alternatives when shooting on a budget

Close-up photography: 2 macro lens alternatives when shooting on a budget

Shooting on a budget? We show you two ways to take close-up photography without the need for an expensive macro lens…

Digital camera effects from A-Z

Digital camera effects from A-Z

26 digital camera effects and techniques to help you get more creative with your DSLR. From abstracts to zoom bursts, there’s sure to be an in-camera effect you’ll want to try. Photoshop is great for enhancing and adding effects to your images, but nothing beats capturing it all in-camera in the first place. With that… Continue reading

How to layer multiple filters for perfect long exposures

How to layer multiple filters for perfect long exposures

In this long exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use one filter to balance your exposure, then use another filter to enable a long exposure.

9 creative photo ideas to try in May

9 creative photo ideas to try in May 2015 Digital Camera magazine: Sarah J Thomas

We’re kicking off May with a new list of exciting photo projects like double exposures, street photography, eye-opening infrared and macro abstracts.

Using patterns in photography: 5 fresh ideas for still life and nature

Pattern_photography_ideas_nature_opener_FEAT

Using natural patterns in photography is a great way to improve your compositional skills, and can also help transform the ordinary into something extraordinary, as nature pro Mark Hamblin explains…

Night photography ideas: how to make a light dome effect using an old bike wheel

Night photography ideas: how to make a light dome effect using an old bike wheel

Try a different kind of light painting with one of our favourite night photography ideas! In this tutorial we’ll show you how to apply a bit of DIY photography ethos and create a beautiful light dome effect from an old bike wheel…

6 ways to work a window for perfect natural light portraits

Window light photography ideas: step 6

Discover how to capture great natural light portraits with these six creative window light photography ideas…

How to photograph reflections in puddles

How to photograph reflections in puddles

Want to shoot an original image of a familiar landmark? Or perhaps a quirky portrait of a friend? In this tutorial we’ll show you how to photograph reflections in puddles to create pictures that look different than the norm.