DIY three-faced reflector

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 onto your subject...

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DIY flash grid

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 few everyday items...

Incident and reflective metering

How to master exposure

Correct exposure is essential in digital photography, but it need not be a mystery. We show you how to get the best out of your DSLR’s metering, whatever the situation...

How to choose between Raw vs JPEG

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 still have some advantages?

How to shoot live music

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, as composition, lighting and focus are always changing, and often with very little light to…

Bad weather photography tips

Top 10 bad weather photography tips

Poor weather provides excellent opportunities for you to capture cracking shots and brooding masterpieces. So get out there with your camera, with the help of our top bad weather photography tips...

In Camera Editing

Many cameras allow you to perform an increasing number of adjustments and enhancements on your shots afterwards using in camera editing

Four tips for better phone photos

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 the best ones are pretty good and with care you can get great results. Nigel…

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Get the most out of Flickr

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 to use the website to its fullest potential. Most photographers will have heard of Flickr,…

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Printed products

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