Apart from a softbox, the most useful accessories that I have for my small lighting kit are different-coloured lighting gels. However, mention lighting gels and…

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It’s cold outside, so why not turn your home into your own home studio and get creative without having to take your slippers off? The…

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Looking back on our pick of the 2010 International Garden Photographer of the Year winners, we bring you a selection of top tips on how…

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We have teamed up with the makers of Railway magazine to give you all the must-have information on where to photograph trains and how to…

Photographing Mushrooms

A selection of top tips to help you better explore the intriguing world of mycology and improve your skills when photographing mushrooms. • Mushrooms are…

Chances are you've seen a forced perspective shot without even realizing it. The likes of Lord of the Rings and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless…

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Forget expensive macro accessories, you can make your own extension tube using items you may have lying around at home...

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It is surprising just how quickly an image library can be built up to contain thousands of files, but here are a few things you…

A little reflected light can make all the difference to your portraits. We show you how to make a three-faced reflector for bouncing light back…

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A flash grid can help make the light direction from a flashgun far more precise. We show you how you can make one using a…

With raw image conversion software becoming increasingly common and easier to use, should we all now be shooting raw files, or does the standard JPEG…

IIt’s about as testing a subject as you can get, says Mat Gallagher, but the results are the reward. Live-music photography is a testing subject,…