Photography how-to, tips and advice.
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Photographing snowdrops

The appearance of snowdrops is a sign that spring is on its way, but photographing them has unique challenges, as Robert Canis explains


How to photograph garden birds

It’s easy to take pictures of birds in your garden, we tell you how to photograph garden birds, and what kit to use.

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How to shoot action and sports photography

Philip Andrews reveals his top sports photography techniques for capturing great sporting moments, regardless of whether it's a climactic rugby moment or an egg and spoon race at a school sports day.

With thousands of birds in a flock, a knot roost is an impressive sight

Wildlife Watch: Knot roosts

A knot roost is an impressive spectacle as the birds twist and pulse in the sky. David Tipling offers tips on how to capture it in this Wildlife Watch.


Using Lightroom: Mobile editing

One way of using Lightroom to catalogue, edit and export images on the move is to download it to a laptop. This is great if you own a lightweight notebook, but lugging a heavy and bulky laptop around isn’t any…


Photo appraisal: Karting

Expert advice and tips on improving your photography from Damien Demolder. He gives his appraisal of Karting by Ben Leslie, to offer advice on how it might be improved.

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Using Lightroom: Develop module

The Develop module is where raw images are transformed into finished masterpieces. We look at the key features and offer essential tips


Using Lightroom: How to use the import module

This is where you begin to build your Lightroom Catalog. On the surface it’s fairly straightforward, but dig deeper and there are lots of features that can save you time and ensure you work more efficiently


What is Lightroom and how to use it

With such a huge array of screens and tools, Adobe Lightroom can, at first glance, seem pretty daunting. However, initial impressions can be deceptive, because with a basic understanding of what the software can do and how it works, you’ll…

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Using Lightroom: Exporting images

1. Export To… The first decision to make is where you’re going to save your exported image. Images can be exported to a specific folder, to the same folder as the original raw file or you can choose the export…

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Using Lightroom: the print module

Once you’ve edited your photos, you can do much more than simply export them as image files by using the print module. We offer advice on the key ways to publish your pictures.