Split-level photography captures images both above and below the water. AP talks to three photographers who explore these dual worlds
Top dog photographer Elke Vogelsang talks tips, tricks and techniques with Geoff Harris
Black and white landscape photography enables a more personal interpretation of the world around us. Lee Acaster, winner of multiple photo awards, explains
Adrian Clarke explains how he turned a portion of his back garden into a makeshift studio to capture some regular feathered visitors, with amazing results.
A soft-focus effect is usually associated with ‘romantic’ portraits or early glamour shots. However, to see this effect purely in those limiting ways would be to miss out on a very creative tool. Many photographers from the past have employed…
Noted landscape photographer David Clapp tells Geoff Harris how he has discovered the joys of colour negative film
Over the last four years, Oliver Curtis has visited some of the world's most famous buildings, monuments and landmarks to take pictures... facing the 'wrong' direction. We chat to him about his photo-project, titled 'Volte-face', and the importance of looking…
With its striking lighthouse, Portland Bill in Dorset has a lot to offer the photographer, explains Jeremy Walker
Martin Evening explains how to use blurring – or selective focus – to greatly enhance a photograph
While blur is a pain when you want to keep all aspects of a shot pin sharp, such as an image of a sweeping landscape or formal portrait, it’s a creative tool when used deliberately. There’s something about the controlled…
Using the simplest means and methods, Eric Paré collaborated with Kim henry to create light-painting images of outstanding beauty. he talks to Amy Davies
If you’re into photography and music, the chance to shoot a live concert ticks two big boxes. Gig photography isn’t easy, though, and even pros have to work under tough conditions. Often they can only stay in the photo pit…
Photographer Phil Sharp explains how shallow depth of field can add an extra dimension to your portrait photography. He talks to Oliver Atwell
Paul Hobson explains why the hedgehog, that large prickly ball that snuffles through the undergrowth, makes a great subject
Leading landscape and wildlife photographer Guy Edwardes talks to Geoff Harris about how to make blur and camera shake a thing of the past
Movement has always played a big part in my landscape photography. The ripples in a river, waves crashing on the shore and the wind in the trees all serve to create an element of abstraction, from the subtle movement of…
Sharpening your image is a vital finishing touch when processing raw files. Here’s how to go about it.
Expert advice and tips on improving your photography from Damien Demolder. He gives his appraisal of Tulips by Marie Brook-Smith and offers advice on how it might be improved.
Levon Biss has spent more than two years creating stunning insect portraits using a unique microscopic shooting set-up, as he explains to Steve Fairclough
From holding their breath to leaning against walls, photographers have lots of tricks for getting sharp images when they’re handholding their cameras. Thanks to technology their images could be sharper still, however. Most camera systems have some form of stabilisation…