Wildlife pictures: 5 classic compositions (and why they work)

Wildlife pictures: 5 classic compositions (and why they work)

From environmental portraits to frame-filling close-ups, we show you five different ways to compose the same subject to create striking wildlife pictures and add variety to your portfolio.

9 creative photo ideas to try in April

9 creative photo ideas to try in April

Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in April.

77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

Learn new photography techniques – and master old ones – with this essential photographer’s resource. This list of 77 photography techniques to try covers some of the most popular types of photography.

Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

Discover how to photograph moving targets with our handy guide to the best shutter speeds and plotting a subject’s trajectory.

ZSL Animal Photography Prize now open – win up to £10k! (Sponsored)

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Wildlife photographers and animal enthusiasts with a shared passion for photography now have the opportunity to put their passions to a good cause and potentially win up to £10,000!

The Zoological Society of London’s third annual ZSL Animal Photography Prize is now open and accepting entries from photographers all over the world.

Greg du Toit: why I spent a year in putrid water in pursuit of one rare image

Greg du Toit: why I spent a year in putrid water in pursuit of one rare image

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 winner Greg du Toit tells us about the year he spent sitting in fetid water being eaten alive by bugs and parasites, waiting to capture a rare image of truly wild lions drinking from a watering hole.

Animal photography: how to set up your camera for expressive portraits

Animal photography: how to set up your camera for expressive portraits

Animal photography is challenging due to your subjects’ sudden movements. But with a bit of patience and the right camera settings you can capture fleeting moments of almost human-like expression and emotion.

Learn Photography: classic tips and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

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.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013: winners gallery (and how they shot them)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 winners revealed (and the stories behind them)

Winners of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 competition have been announced, with South African photographer Greg du Toit claiming the overall title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Beach photography: where and when to capture stunning wildlife pictures

Beach photography: where and when to capture stunning wildlife pictures

In the second part of our Shoot Like a Pro series on beach photography we explain where and when to photograph coastal wildlife, and some of the great images you can make.