Craig Roberts discovers the charms of staircases, an often overlooked photographic opportunity
Sail Royal Greenwich 2015 takes place between 27 - 31 August, and offers the perfect opportunity to photograph tall ships. See our guide for expert tips.
It’s fascinating how the world changes at night. When the 9-5 workers head home for the evening, a whole new side to a city comes to life. David Hedges explores it in his documentary images
With millions of birds gathering across the UK, David Tipling looks at the potential on offer for photographing roosting birds.
More accessible than ever, coloured lighting can add drama to your portraits, as Jake Hicks reveals
Nadav Bagim doesn't just photograph insects, he places them in charming imaginary worlds. Tom Smallwood finds out more
If you’re a street photographer, or simply interested in the genre, think about how you define it. This may be a question you’ve often asked yourself already. While street photography isn’t necessarily a young genre (although its increasing popularity over…
There’s a lot to learn, but our round up of the best advice will help you shoot successful videos
We speak to Paul Bridge about his new exhibition that encouraged photographers to submit their best shot, regardless of field, genre or format. See what happened...
Dave Kai Piper considers the pros and cons of an online presence for creatives, and talks to Russ Freeman of PurplePort about managing a digital community
The high contrast lighting of the midday summer sun can terrible for many subjects. However, street photography can look fantastic when photographers play with these areas of dark and light. See our top tips for high contrast street photography.
With poppies and lavender a firm favourite with photographers at this time of year, it’s easy to forget about borage. A beautiful flowering herb, borage blooms from June to August, and while it’s native to the Mediterranean it is hardy…
The Displace Filter is often overlooked, but it can be a great tool for transforming irregular surfaces, as Phil Hall shows in this reflection technique
Steve McCurry travelled to 12 countries in three continents to photograph the daily lives of people who produce the world's coffee. Spanning 30 years, it's been a dream assignment, he tells David Clark
I’m what you’d call a candid street photographer. I don’t, generally, shoot people when they know I’m looking at them. Funnily enough, my main line of work is shooting events, where I’m always talking to people, interacting, getting them to…
Hyperfocal distance is the precise focal distance at which depth of field is maximised for a given aperture and focal-length combination. Mark Bauer shares his advice on this fundamental technique of creative photography.
Top wildlife pro David Tipling on the skills you need to capture birds in flight.
Plan, shoot, edit and share a landscape portfolio in a weekend. Phil Hall shows you how to make the most of your time
The menus of Olympus cameras can be intimidating at first glance. Here’s how to make them work for you
You may have seen the Active D-Lighting option on your Nikon DSLR, but do you know how to take advantage of it? Neil Freeman explains how and when to best use this system to improve your images