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…
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.