Tips and techniques on a range of photography skills, and advice from experts on specific photography techniques.

home printing

The type and number of inks, and what you lay them on, can have a massive effect on photo-printing quality. Matthew Richards shows you how…

Wildlife tips

It’s important to plan and understand your subject, reveal background texture to add context to a picture, and nail the exposure and focusing. Learn from…

still-life photography

Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of photography

Garden tips

Claire Takacs shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of your garden

Portrait tips

Entice yourself to shoot portraits by experimenting with different materials, sculpting your portraits, adding flare and more, using our experts’ top tips

street photography

For successful street shots give zone focusing a go, think about your angle of view and lens choice, and keep an eye out for interesting…

Travel photography

Some important aspects of travel photography include working with the right light, heading out at optimum shooting times and ensuring accurate focusing. Check out the…

Gig photography

Photo opportunities abound at small gigs. Two experienced band photographers share their tips for memorable images with Geoff Harris