Photo ideas: add sparkling bokeh to still life shots

Photo ideas: bokeh still life shot

Create a still life bokeh backdrop in a way you may not have come across before

Project 365: ‘I used a different camera every single day in 2014: here’s what it was like’

Tips for 365 projects

This time of year, many of us start thinking about new year’s resolutions for our photography – or more specifically, we begin looking for interesting photography projects to kickstart our creativity.

Our former colleague and avid photographer, Amy Davies, did this by taking the concept of the 365 project to a whole new level. This time last year she vowed to use a different camera every single day of 2014. She managed to do it. And this is her story…

52 photography projects: a photo idea to try every week in 2015

52 photography projects: a photo idea to try every week in 2015!

From easy home photography projects you can do today to creative long-terms projects, here are 52 fantastic photo ideas you have to try this year.

Splash photography: how to freeze motion and capture split-second action

Splash photography 01

The combo of strawberries and milk is a staple of TV cereal ads, and in this tutorial we show you how to shoot split-second splash photography.

Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use your camera to make striking abstract images that bring out your inner Rothko…

Inspirational Pictures: 8 ways to get your photo mojo back

Inspirational Pictures: 8 ways to get your photo mojo back

It might be the short winter days, bad weather or even that you’ve just run out of ideas, but once in a while we all lose a little of our photographic drive and find ourselves lacking motivation. But never fear, we’ve got 8 tips to get you back on the road to taking inspirational pictures.

Photography projects: how to stay consistent over the longer term

Photography projects: how to stay consistent over the longer term

Have you started any photography projects for 2014? If your ideas call for a longer-term project, staying consistent is key. Read on to find out how to stay inspired…

Candid photography: shoot documentary- style portraits of people at work

Candid photography: how to shoot documentary-style portraits of people at work

Candid photography is one of the more difficult types of portraiture you can shoot. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to capture both informal portraits and documentary-style pictures of people at work using a variety of techniques.

Nikon home projects part 10: Create beautiful bokeh bubbles

Nikon home projects - turn bokeh into bubbles

In part 10 of our Nikon home projects series, we mark our final instalment with a glass of bubbly – or bokeh bubbles, to be precise.

Nikon home projects part 9: Create crazy colours with cross polarised light

Nikon home projects - cross polarisation

In part 9 of our Nikon home projects series, we explore the curious world of cross polarised light, and how you can use filters and plastics to produce some amazing colours.