Tips and techniques on developing great camera skills, including how to carry out the basic photography techniques, advanced camera skills, and a range of other great advice about improving your photography skills.

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In today's Quick Tips, we're looking into getting lovely defocused effects by freelensing. Enjoy the sunshine and get creative!

Andrew Whyte - Light Painting

Anything from cheap fairy lights to paint rollers can be used as a light painting tool, says Andrew Whyte, and the results are quite dazzling.…

Sometimes your subject doesn't allow for you to take your time with composition or technique, and instead requires a quick trigger finger. Martin Evening shares…

Tracy Calder decay

In today's Quick Tips, we take a look at an often-overlooked aesthetic subject: decay. This winter, from abandoned buildings to decomposing flowers, here's how to…

lee frost dawn at coast

Creative low-light shooting is a challenge, but can be very rewarding. Three top pros from popular genres share their tips for getting luminous results when…

Architecture may be everywhere but with a little imagination, it can provide some amazing images. Lee Frost give his advice on getting creative with architecture…

Sometimes DSLR autofocus systems need a little nudging to ensure the subject stays sharp. Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know about how to…

Shooting time-lapses has got a lot easier with today’s DSLRs. Top practitioner and author Mark Higgins shares some essential tips and techniques

rob cherry editing minimalism

Rob Cherry explains how to get magical-looking mono for your minimalist photography using Photoshop and Silver Efex Pro

gavin mills street technique

Street photography has never been more popular than it is today. Three leading exponents share their tips for achieving great candid shots and street portraits

Here are some super-quick steps for shooting lettering and typography while you're out and about