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

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.

Best camera settings for shooting beach photography?

Best camera settings for beach photography

Do your beach photos come out too dark or suffer poor colour balance. Here are some of the best camera settings to use for your beach photography.

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.

Behind The Image: David Clapp on his secret passion for infrared

Behind The Image: David Clapp on his secret passion for infrared

Leading professional travel and landscape photographer David Clapp is currently in India, shooting an infrared-converted Canon EOS 5D. In his latest guest blog post he explains how he captured this moment using this wonderful photographic format.

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.

Winners of Travel Photographer of the Year 2012

By Craig Easton, winner of TPOTY 2012

The winner of the Travel Photography of the Year 2012 is photographer Craig Easton, the first Briton to win the award since 2007.

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.

Photo of the day: 11 August

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Photo of the day: 9 August

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