Local heroes Robins Pie shop

Local heroes: Photo project ideas

If you’re stuck for a photo project idea look no further than your own neighbourhood. Here three photographers show us what’s on their doorstep

Using classic lenses

Glass from the past: Using classic lenses

It’s now easier than ever to use old manual-focus lenses on your camera. Andy Westlake talks you through how to get the most out of them, from shooting to image processing

Retro filters

Retro filters: Flares, flower power and filters

Most of us have got a ‘retro’ filter lurking at the back of a cupboard, but are any of them actually still useful? David Noton puts his reputation on the line and admits to some shameful past habits

Autumn waders black-tailed godwit

Wildlife Watch: Autumn waders

In autumn many species of waders head south and settle around the UK coastline. Oscar Dewhurst explains how best to capture them