Learning to control the zone of acceptable sharpness in an image is pivotal to its success, says Tracy Calder. Here are some of her depth of field tips
We give you our top tips for making the most of reflections, including puddles, bodies of water and objects in glass.
Trying to rescue an out-of-focus picture post-capture often leads to disappointment. Luckily, there is plenty you can do before you release the shutter to ensure super-sharp results
Andrew Scriven discusses the importance of confidence and his unusual shot of a dance performed by Maasai villagers in Tanzania
Painting with light is nothing new: in fact, the technique can be seen in an image dating back to 1889, when Étienne-Jules Marey and Georges Demeny attached incandescent bulbs to…
Read our letter of the week, from an Amateur Photographer reader, sharing their views and opinions about a photography related subject. Find out how to submit your own letter to…
Through his photography, Terence Donovan captured the 1960s’ spirit like nobody else, photo historian Robin Muir tells David Clark
AP take a look at the Manfrotto TwistGrip clamp
AP put the Pluto Trigger through its paces
AP tests the 1901 Rodchenko leather camera strap
It happens to us all at some stage. We head out with a camera, fully intent on taking some great photographs, only to return home with an empty memory card…
The city, like any landscape, can be a photographic safari. The sweeping skylines and intricate details of the streets can be utilised to create images that are at once familiar…
Whatever your destination, beef up your travel-shooting game with these steps to shooting better travel photography
Zeiss Photography award-winning photojournalist Tamina-Florentine Zuch talks to Jade Severs about how she documented the Indian railway network.
Lighting techniques have been around far longer than photography. The basics of photography may have been formulated in the early 1800s, but photographic lighting principles have long been influenced by…
There was a very dark period in my life when I was feeling lonely, frustrated, angry, stressed – all the emotions you don’t want to experience. But sometimes you need…
Leica has released updated firmware for the Leica Q, adding several improvements including a minimum shutter speed of 120 seconds.
Of all the seasons of the year, summer is perhaps the hardest to photograph well. Here are our top summer photography tips
Matt Parry tells us how he plans his city breaks so that he captures unique images at well-visited destinations.
With their bright blue-and-orange plumage, it’s easy to see why kingfishers make such great photographic subjects, says Andrew Mason