Geoffrey Crawley explains the process behind the pellicle mirror in Sony's new Alpha 33 and 55 cameras, and traces the history of an innovative design

Graduated neutral density filters are essential tools for landsape photography. Angela Nicholson explains how to use them and puts six to the test.

Geoffrey Crawley takes a detailed look at IR film and Efke IR 820 Aura in particular

Most current DSLRs have a dynamic range optimisation function designed to help record detail that would otherwise be lost. Angela Nicholson investigatestheir impact and how…

Fisheye lenses are useful in confined spaces and are perfect for adding quirky drama to images. Angela Nicholson takes a look at the super-wide world

Escalating sensitivity levels, fast shutter speeds and high continuous shooting rates seem to have given us an obsession with capturing sharp, detailed images, but a…

It's a great time of year for photographing flowers and plants outside. In our flower photography article Angela Nicholson offers some tips and explains how…

Taking pictures of the snow

If you want to capture freshly fallen snow before it’s been trampled on, stick close to home, says Craig Roberts, as he shares his techniques…