Still life photography ideas: how to instantly age props

Still life photography: how to instantly age props

There’s no better place for great still life photography than your own kitchen. However, the problem with using utensils and other items from your kitchen is that they’re often too shiny and new to give your image that nostalgia that works so well with still life photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you a quick way to instantly age your props. And this isn’t a tutorial for kids or the feint of heart.

Fine art photography: what you need to shoot amazing photo projects at home

Fine art photography: what you need to shoot amazing photo projects at home

Why shoot fine art photography? Easy. It’s the sheer pleasure you get from creating, shooting and post-producing fine art photos at home, especially as the weather gets colder and the nights draw in.

In this fine art photography tutorial we’ll show you how to find, set up and shoot amazing still life photography subjects at home at no cost.

13 awesome photography projects for 2013

13 awesome photography projects for 2013

With every new year comes the perfect excuse to start a brand new photography project to really sink your teeth into. To help you along in 2013 we put together some of our best photo ideas and spoke to some of the best photographers working today. Below, Amy Davies of our testing team rounds up 13 of the most awesome photography projects you should shoot in 2013.

9 creative photo ideas to try in December

9 creative photo ideas to try in December

As part of our ongoing series to help you get more creative with your digital camera, each month we publish some fun, seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire your imagination. Along with some amazing images, we’ve also provided some quick photography tips by photographers who are experts in these fields.

For December we aim to have you experiment with some of the more abstract elements of photography, like bokeh effects, surrealist portraits and capture intriguing shapes in close-up still life photography – while revisiting some of the classic rules of photo composition, like the Rule of Thirds.

9 creative photo ideas to try in November

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9 creative photo ideas to try in NovemberAs part of our ongoing series to help you get more creative with your digital camera, each month we publish some fun, seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire your imagination.

For November we aim to have you out and about honing your night photography skills by shooting cityscapes at dusk, far away galaxies, the depths of the earth and everything in between!