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,…

The best camera is the one you have with you, which these days is probably on your phone. It’s no substitute for a DSLR, but…

Flcikr-Organise

Many people regard Flickr as simply a place to show off photographs, but it is much more than an online gallery. Richard Sibley explains how…

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Don’t leave your images languishing on your computer. We suggest ways you can show them off instead...

How to start a photography blog

One of the most popular ways of getting your work online is to start a photography blog. Blogging isn’t difficult, but does require a greater…