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Four top tips for high contrast street photography

The high contrast lighting of the midday summer sun can terrible for many subjects. However, street photography can look fantastic when photographers play with these areas of dark and light. See our top tips for high contrast street photography.

Borage, Colin Roberts

Top tips for photographing borage blooms

With poppies and lavender a firm favourite with photographers at this time of year, it’s easy to forget about borage. A beautiful flowering herb, borage blooms from June to August, and while it’s native to the Mediterranean it is hardy…

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Creative Photoshop: The Displace Filter

The Displace Filter is often overlooked, but it can be a great tool for transforming irregular surfaces, as Phil Hall shows in this reflection technique

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Mastering hyperfocal distance

Hyperfocal distance is the precise focal distance at which depth of field is maximised for a given aperture and focal-length combination. Mark Bauer shares his advice on this fundamental technique of creative photography.