You might not realise it, but people can be some of the most challenging and rewarding subjects for macro photography. There’s almost an infinite number of ways in which the human body can be photographed, from friendly snaps to extreme abstraction.
With close-up portrait photography you can play around with all the angles, creating unusual portraits, exotic close-ups, and abstract artistic interpretations that use extreme lighting and imaginative, original photo compositions. In this tutorial we explain everything you need to know to get started.
In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.
In our latest instalment, top portrait pro Jason Bell explains how he used a ’60s retro style in his elegant portrait of Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale.
If you’ve ever wanted shallow depth of field effects but were put off by the price of tilt-shift lenses, our technique editor Chris Rutter explains in our latest DIY Photography Hacks post how he converted an old lens at a fraction of the price.
Wildlife photography is one of the most demanding subjects to photograph. The subjects are elusive, and the techniques require precision. But it’s not impossible.
In her latest post our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the most common mistakes that photographers make when shooting wildlife photography and gives some advice on how to overcome them.
In our Photo Anatomy series we select pictures by famous photographers and explain what makes them work. Here sports photographer Mark Pain explains how he made this unique image from the 2012 Olympics.
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a simple light tent using 3-ring binders, which you can use to diffuse sunlight for shooting outdoor flower photography.
In our latest review we take the DJI Phantom Quadcopter for a spin to see if aerial photography really is cheaper and easier with this intriguing new accessory.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a sunrise photography shoot on the stunning Dorset coast.
Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in June 2013.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shares some of her best wedding photo ideas for learning how to shoot a wedding that is both creative and appeals to classic tastes.