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.

Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

Is your still life photography suffering from poor exposure or dodgy colour casts? Our tip card offers some of the best camera settings for indoor still life photography. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!

Holiday food photography: 11 gourmet tips for better pictures of Thanksgiving

Holiday food photography: 11 gourmet tips for better pictures of Thanksgiving

Get in the holiday spirit as we show you how to take delicious pictures this Thanksgiving with these expert tips for holiday food photography.

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.

High-speed photography ideas: how to capture water balloons as they explode

High-speed photography ideas: how to capture water balloons the instant they explode

Using your flash and split-second timing to shoot high-speed photography of water balloons exploding can create spectacular results. In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to do it.

9 creative photo ideas to try in October

Creative Photo Ideas for October: 07 Shoot an urban montage

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

Fall color: how to photograph autumn leaves and other seasonal images

How to shoot frosty leaf close-ups

How do you make the most of seasonal textures and tones? In this tutorial we answer some of the common questions on how to capture Fall color and photograph some of the popular subjects like autumn leaves, wildlife and working with seasonal light.

9 creative photo ideas to try in September

9 creative photo ideas to try in September 2013

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

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a flash diffuser from cardboard (video)

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a flash diffuser from cardboard (video tutorial)

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post our technique editor Chris teams up with our friends at NPhoto to provide a thorough yet easy-to-follow video demonstration of how to make a simple flash diffuser from cardboard for more evenly lit images.