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.
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?
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.
Do you fancy a fun project that will reinvigorate your inner artist? Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post takes you step by step through making a digital pinhole camera by bringing a low-tech homemade pinhole ‘lens’ to your high-tech DSLR! This is photography at its most basic.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, we serve up food photography tips you can use to shoot stunning still life photography with minimal fuss.
To kick off 2013, we have some excellent new photo ideas for January that will have you playing with light, perspective – even your food!
This month our list covers fun projects like clever bokeh effects, seasonal flora and fauna, not to mention some still life photography we guarantee you haven’t tried before.
As the festive season is in full swing we thought now would be the perfect time to get your digital camera out to capture a range of seasonal images that you can share with your friends and family. We put our heads together and came up with our 5 best Christmas photography tips and photo ideas to try right now.
In the final instalment of our Shoot Like A Pro series on water photography, we explain how you don’t need access to coastlines, huge waterfalls and lakes to create stunning images. There are a number of ways to include water in your photography, particularly getting creative and up close.
While Christmas 2012 is still a few weeks away, it’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas card photo ideas for 2013. In the tutorial below we show you step-by-step how to set up and shoot seasonal still life photography to use on Christmas cards, calendars and more. Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes you through the process from idea to execution!
As part of our ongoing series to help you get more creative with your digital camera, each month we publish some fun, seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire your imagination. Along with some amazing images, we’ve also provided some quick photography tips by photographers who are experts in these fields.
For December we aim to have you experiment with some of the more abstract elements of photography, like bokeh effects, surrealist portraits and capture intriguing shapes in close-up still life photography – while revisiting some of the classic rules of photo composition, like the Rule of Thirds.