Sony World Photography Awards 2015 winners gallery

Sony World Photography Awards 2015 winners gallery

American photographer John Moore, of Getty Images, has won the overall L’Iris d’Or / Professional Photographer of the Year award at the Sony World Photography Awards 2015. Chosen from the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards’ 13 professional categories, Moore’s winning project “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms Liberian Capital” capture the scale of the ebola epidemic… Continue reading

Pro composition tips: how to make the most of any subject or scene

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When you find a great subject or location that inspires you, make the most of it by really working the scene to maximise your chances of shooting a perfect image. Here’s how it’s done…

Canon vs Nikon: 8 photographers who switched camera systems (and why they did it)

Canon vs Nikon: 8 photographers who switched camera systems - EOS 1DX

Should you swap to another camera system? Meet 8 pros, from Scott Kelby to Andy Rouse who have done just that

How to become a professional photographer

Landscape photography: How much money can you actually make?

We talked to 8 working photographers at the top of their game who tell us how to become a professional photographer in today’s market.

The 24 best photos from 2014

Best Photos 2014: 24. Wake Turbulence by Michael Kelley

Another year is on the books, which gives us a chance to look back at some of the greatest images from 2014. From perfect moments to man’s greatest achievements to man’s inhumanity, here are our 12 favourite photographs from the past years

Who owns a photo once it’s put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who owns a photo once it's put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who actually owns a photo once you upload it to the internet? This fantastic photography cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras answers some of the key questions about copyright for photographers. From cases like David Slater’s famed monkey self-portrait to social media ownership to how to protect your photos online, this handy infographic should set… Continue reading

6 things you can learn by taking photographs every day

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While taking a picture every day might seem like a tall order, it needn’t be a big chore where you put lots of pressure on yourself to create a work of art – it’s just a great way of staying in the zone and making sure you are memorising key settings through constant repetition.

With this in mind, our guest bloggers at Photoventure share some of the benefits of setting up a daily photographic regimen…

Are you really a dedicated photographer? 12 simple ways to tell

Are you really a dedicated photographer? 12 simple ways to tell

Photography may start as a hobby, but it often becomes an obsession. Here are 12 ways to tell if you’ve been bitten by the bug and become a dedicated photographer.

8 ways to tell if you are growing as a photographer

The Inverse Square Law: what it means for photographers

It can be hard to judge how far you have come as a photographer, as often you are too close to your work to make objective decisions. It’s easy to be hard on yourself, and beat yourself up for not progressing enough, when actually you have come a long way. With this in mind, our guest bloggers at Photoventure offer eight pointers to help you tell if you’re really progressing…

9 pro tips for first-time wedding photographers

Our professional photographer's final advice for reportage wedding photography: getting ready

We’ve already covered the essentials of how to photograph a wedding for the first time so you know that it’s a good idea to have shot list, shoot in raw format and double-up on kit. But the professionals have a few more helpful tricks that we’d like to share with you.