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    Behind the Image: Steve Davey on why familiarity breeds contempt

    | Inspire | 16/08/2014 12:00pm
    Behind the Image: Steve Davey

    Sometimes a spectacular image happens when you least expect it. In his guest blog post, PhotoLive speaker Steve Davey explains his secret to always striving to come up with a unique way of seeing your subject.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in August

    | Photography Tips | 01/08/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for August: 04 Shoot your pets in creative ways

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in August!

    9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2014

    | Photography Tips | 01/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for July: 05 Shoot a bike meet

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in July!

    14 cliche-busting tips and tricks for more creative travel photography

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 20/06/2014 00:01am
    13 Prime lenses

    In one of our most popular posts of last year we shared eight of the most common travel photography mistakes photographers make and suggested some simple ways to make every shot count when you’re travelling with your camera.

    Today we’re going to get ahead of the curve and try to stop these mistakes before they happen by exploring 14 things you can do on holiday to give your travel photos a greater sense of creativity and originality.

    Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

    | Photography Tips | 17/06/2014 00:01am
    Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

    A city’s souvenir shops are invariably awash with clichéd postcards of local landmarks, but by thinking creatively it’s possible to capture something much more striking and original. Here are five fun urban photography ideas to get you started…

    How ISO 1600, hyperfocal focusing made this stunning, handheld image possible

    | News | 23/03/2014 11:00am
    How ISO 1600 and hyperfocal focusing made this stunning, handheld image possible

    Professional travel and landscape photographer David Clapp takes thousands of pictures, but one of his most recent favourites is this ethereal shot of a Hindu celebration taken during an excursion to Varanasi, India.

    In his latest guest blog post he reveals how a high ISO and a hyper focal distance technique helped him capture this wonderful moment.

    Learn Photography: classic tips and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    | Photography Tips | 21/10/2013 00:01am
    Learn Photography: classic tips, tricks and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    Learning photography isn’t a journey you should have to take alone. Below we’ve gathered some of our best photography tips, tricks and tutorials to help you learn photography fundamentals in all of the popular genres.

    Carry-on restrictions for photographers: current hand luggage allowance by airline

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 16/08/2013 12:08pm
    Aviation photography: tips for taking amazing pictures of airplanes

    How much of your photography gear can you carry on to a plane? If you want to take you camera and gear abroad, every airline has specific carry-on restrictions based on size and weight. We’ve rounded up the current hand luggage allowances for some of the major airlines to hopefully save you from making a difficult choice to pack your treasured lenses when you get to the airport!

    A Layman’s Guide to Travel Tripods

    | Accessories, Reviews | 12/08/2013 10:57am
    A Layman's Guide to Travel Tripods: what every photographer must know

    What are the different features of travel tripods, and do you need one? In our latest Layman’s Guide we answer the common questions beginner photographers may have about these essential accessories.

    8 common mistakes photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 08/08/2013 00:01am
    8 common mistakes all photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    Many photographers have to fit their hobby around a full-time job, so their annual vacation is the perfect opportunity to spend some time taking photographs.

    In the seventh part of her ongoing series about how to avoid making classic photographic mistakes our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the problems photographers encounter on holiday and offers some expert advice about how to avoid them.

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