How to take pictures through a window and avoid reflections

How to take pictures through a window and avoid reflections

When traveling, it’s common to take pictures through a window in your hotel or museum… or anywhere you may find yourself. But too often reflections are visible in your images. If you can’t open a window, here is a quick way to minimise reflections when you take pictures through a window.

Interview with disqualified winner of National Geographic Photo Contest

Harry Fisch's disqualified winning image from National Geographic Photo Contest

Harry Fisch’s image, ‘Varanasi, India’, caused a stir earlier this year when his image was chosen as the winner in the Places category of the prestigious National Geographic Photo Contest 2012, only to be disqualified shortly afterward for editing out a bag using Photoshop. We caught up with him to discuss his thoughts on National Geographic’s decision, and travel photography.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: tell a story with your travel photography

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: tell a story with your travel photography

So far in our Professional Photographer to the Rescue series we’ve revealed a pro’s tips for music photography and the secret to shooting wild landscapes. This week our professional photographer takes an apprentice to bustling markets of Marrakesh, in Morocco, and shares his best travel photography tips for learning how to tell the story of a place through your pictures.

How to make money from photography, part 4: a new idea to make cash on holiday

How to make money from photography: make cash on your holidays

So far in our series on how to make money from photography we’ve told you how to submit to stock photo agencies, run a workshop and even teach a night class on photography. In our penultimate installment we suggest a new idea for making cash from your holidays.

9 Creative Photo Ideas for August

9 Creative Photo Ideas for August: seasonal, fun and short photography projects you can try to inspire your work and build new skills

Every month we offer 9 seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire you and build your skills as a photographer. In August, unsurprisingly many of our photo ideas take inspiration from the ongoing Olympics in London. But we’ll also have you snapping your holidays, weddings, bugs in your back yard and more.