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.

Lens flare

It gets a bad rap, but flare can be used to tell a story or enhance the summery mood of landscapes and portraits. Jeremy Walker…

Pentax camera

What if you could get even more out of your Pentax camera? Matt Golowczynski is your expert guide to realising its potential

Panasonic customisation secrets

Panasonic has gone to great lengths to make its Lumix models customisable, says Matt Golowczynski. You can now improve AF selection, zooming, and so much…

Shutterstock freelensing

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…