9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    | Photography Tips | 31/03/2013 00:00am
    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

    | Photography Tips | 15/03/2013 11:49am
    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

    | Photography Tips | 06/03/2013 12:16pm
    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.

    Cyanotype Process: digital photography using traditional techniques

    | Photography Tips | 04/02/2013 12:32pm
    Cyanotype Process: digital photography using traditional techniques

    Living in an age of sophisticated digital technology it’s easy to forget the extraordinary origins of the photographic process. In this tutorial we’re going to combine elements of digital photography with one of the medium’s oldest techniques, the Cyanotype process. We’ll capture an image using a DSLR and then make a cyanotype print in the beautiful hues of Prussian blue.

    The still life photographers’ guide to lighting: 4 techniques, 4 different effects

    | Photography Tips | 30/01/2013 11:29am
    The still life photographers' guide to lighting: 4 techniques, 4 different effects

    Still life photographers often tell us that lighting their scenes is the biggest challenge they face. In fact, lighting is one of the most common photography problems in any genre. In this tutorial, Ali Jennings of our testing team singles out 4 foolproof still life photography lighting techniques that you can use anywhere.

    Car Photography: simple, creative ways to make your Toyota look like a Ferrari

    | Photography Tips | 24/01/2013 16:00pm
    Car Photography: simple, creative ways to make your Toyota look like a Ferrari

    Car photography often conjures images of flash sports cars and models in bikinis, but unless you’re a very famous photographer, we’re guessing you’re like us and drive something a little more modest.

    Whatever it is you drive, many photographers don’t realise the potential their cars have for great still life photography. In this tutorial we show you some simple ways to shoot creative car photography that’s safe at any speed.

    Ring heart shadows: how to make fine art photos you’ll love

    | Photography Tips | 24/01/2013 12:30pm
    Ring heart shadows: how to make fine art photos you'll love

    Ring heart shadow pictures are some of the most commonly bought stock photos and a staple of greeting cards. In this simple still life photography tutorial we show you how to set up and light your own ring heart shadows from the comfort of your living room.

    Still life photography ideas: how to instantly age props

    | Photography Tips | 23/01/2013 11:30am
    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.

    10 amazing still life photography ideas you should try right now

    | Photography Tips | 17/01/2013 01:00am
    10 amazing still life photography ideas: use colour

    Struggling for new photography projects to keep your portfolio ticking over? This time of year it can be difficult to motivate yourself to get outside and shoot. Lucky for you we’ve compiled these 10 amazing still life photography ideas you can shoot at home… for free… without getting cold. Sound good?

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

    | Photography Tips | 16/01/2013 11:56am
    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.

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