Best portable backdrop for photography: 5 top options for still life photographers

Best portable backdrop for photography: 5 options for product and still life photographers

For eye-catching product shots you need good-quality photo backdrops and even lighting. We took a look at 5 top portable models to see which is the best backdrop for photography.

9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2013

9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2013

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

DIY Photography Hacks: make a light tent from 3-ring binders to diffuse sunlight

DIY Photography Hacks: make a light tent from 3-ring binders to diffuse sunlight

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make a simple light tent using 3-ring binders, which you can use to diffuse sunlight for shooting outdoor flower photography.

How to use an iPad or laptop as a light source for portraits, still lifes and more

How to use an iPad or laptop as a light source for portraits, still lifes and more

In our most creative DIY Photography Hacks series post yet we show you how to use your iPad, tablet or laptop as a light source for illuminating portraits, still life set-ups, create shapes in catchlights, painting with light, making backgrounds in macro photography and even cross polarisation.

​Add impact to still lifes using baking sheets for backgrounds

​Add impact to still lifes using baking sheets for backgrounds

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we revisit the kitchen as an ideal hunting ground for the DIY photographer. Here we show you how to use a baking sheet as a background texture to add impact to your still life photography.

Lastolite ePhotomaker review: the light tent designed for eBay photos

Lastolite ePhotomaker review: the light tent designed for eBay photos

The ePhotomaker light tent packs flat and is designed to diffuse simple light sources to create a perfect environment for eBay photos, product or still life photography. But can it deliver on its promises? Find out in our Lastolite ePhotomaker review.

Shadow Art: abstract photography effects with everyday items

Shadow Art: abstract photography effects with everyday items

Find out how you can use common household items to create striking shadow art. These simple photography effects can be achieved by anyone and can be shot anywhere, using anything!

9 creative photo ideas to try in April

02 Shoot still life photography with personality

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

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: interior photography tips for ideal homes

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: interior photography tips for the ideal home

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post we set up indoors, as our pro shares his best interior photography tips for taking perfectly lit photos at home.

DIY Photography Hacks: make a table-top studio for easy still life photography

DIY Photography Hacks: make a table-top studio for easy still life photography

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post, find out how to use a few common items from around the house to make a simple table-top studio that’s perfect for still life photography.