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How to shoot pictures in strong Spring sunlight

They say that natural light is the best light for a photographer, but while this is generally true for portraits, too much of anything can be a bad thing. Remember those snaps your parents would take of you squinting on…

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Photo appraisal: At the station

Expert advice and tips on improving your photography from Damien Demolder. He gives his appraisal of At the Station by Anthony Jackson and offers advice on how it might be improved.

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How to get the most out of photographing bluebells

‘One of the highlights of spring is the appearance of bluebells across our countryside,’ writes Robert Birkby. ‘Late April and early May tend to be the optimal times to capture bluebells at their best, and although much photographed, it really…

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Photo appraisal: Dancer

Expert advice and tips on improving your photography from Damien Demolder. He gives his appraisal of Dancer by Sophia Apostolidou and offers advice on how it might be improved.

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Photo appraisal: Jama Masjid Mosque

Expert advice and tips on improving your photography from Damien Demolder. He gives his appraisal of Jama Masjid Mosque by Tony Beane and offers advice on how it might be improved.

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Photographing spring lambs

The lambing season runs from late winter to early spring, so head out now and you should have no problem finding some lambs to photograph.

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Photo Appraisal: Shades of Grey

Photo: Shades of Grey Taken by: David Bechelet Nikon D300, 105mm, 1/5000sec at f/3.5, ISO 400 We don’t often get portraits sent in for appraisal, so David gets a good mark to begin with. Initially, though, that flying start wasn’t…