Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

Drops of water make beautiful macro subjects – they’re attractive, they refract light into interesting patterns and they’re available at the turn of a tap! And water drop photography is also quite easy to do! With good technique, attention to detail and the right kit, you can set your images apart from the crowd.

10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

In our brand new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you how to take full control of your camera and capture your most inventive photos yet! Each week we’ll show you a new creative photo effect and explain how you can recreate it.

Product photography: tips for using a light tent for irresistible images

Product photography: tips for using a light tent for irresistible images

Getting a great picture of something you want to sell on eBay, etsy or elsewhere isn’t as easy as you think. In this tutorial we’ll share our best product photography tips and show you a simple way to use a light tent for soft, even exposures.

9 creative photo ideas to try in November

9 creative photo ideas to try in November

Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in November 2013.

This month our list covers fun projects like making otherworldly skies, bright still lifes, alternative autumn scenes and even turning the camera on photographers themselves, among many other fun and creative photography projects that are perfect for this time of year.

Food photography tips: 10 ingredients for delicious images

Food photography tips: 10 ingredients for delicious images

Food photography is perhaps the fastest-growing genre of photography, thanks to the rise blogging, smartphones and television shows like the Great British Bake Off and Masterchef. But getting the right look in your pictures of food is no easy task. There’s more to food photography than simply snapping your plate, and below we’ve rounded up 10 essential food photography tips to help your images look more professional.