In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at photography lighting and how you can take control of the elements to get more balanced, beautiful images. We start this week by taking a closer look at the character of light and how the quality of light will affect your images.
You might be surprised at how easy it is to create theatrical lighting for impressive portraits. By using your hotshoe flash and controlling the spread of light with a simple add-on tube, we show you how to create this dramatic snoot lighting effect.
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 Robert Wilson tells us how he captured his penetrating portrait of actor Mark Rylance and how he aimed to reveal a different side to a well-known person.
Find out how you can use common household items to create striking shadow art. These simple photography effects can be achieved by anyone and can be shot anywhere, using anything!
You don’t have to buy pricey flash accessories to get creative lighting effects. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a softbox out of cardboard.
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.
Our latest post in our series on color photography explores some of the common photography problems encountered with different light sources when shooting in low light. Find out how you can use mixed lighting in your night photography and get the most accurate color balance possible.
Henri Cartier-Bresson famously coined the term ‘decisive moment’, but capturing them isn’t just restricted to street photographers like the Magnum legend. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can make the most of decisive moments as they appear in nature to create images with more impact for the viewer.
Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in April.
Want to take more creative photography? Shooting from unusual camera angles is a tried and tested way of adding drama to your shots.
But doing so requires knowing how to use a tripod like an expert. Follow these tripod tips to find out how to set up your camera to shoot from every angle possible.