Photography how-to, tips and advice


Photo Location Guide: Wareham Forest

In our Photo Location Guide series we reveal the best shooting spots around the UK. Jeremy Walker reveals why this beautiful pine woodland in Dorset offers some great photographic opportunities

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Christmas Photo Project – Fake Snow

If you don’t have a winter scene suitable for a Christmas card, fear not, as Andrew Sydenham reveals how you can fake it in a few simple steps

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Christmas Photo Project – Gardens

Your garden may be awash with colour in summer, but winter can reveal a more subtle beauty that’s equally satisfying to photograph. Clive Nichols explains...

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Christmas Photo Project – Food

Everything from mince pies to a celebratory glass of champagne or even Christmas dinner itself can make a fantastic photographic subject. Here’s how you can end up with images that could grace the pages of a cookbook or glossy Sunday…

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Christmas Photo Project – Bokeh

Pleasing bokeh always enhances an image, but modifying it can introduce a fun, Christmas-themed twist. Callum McInerney-Riley explains how to do it

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29 Essential Winter Landscape Tips

Winter is a special time of year for landscape photography, and with the right preparation you can capture some special images. We caught up with four leading landscape photographers to get some expert tips

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Top 12 Macro Photography Tips

Close-up macro photography is great for really bringing out the detail of your subject. Colin Varndell offers 12 creative macro photography tips