Heather Angel recounts how she took this image of a gentian flower using natural light and fill flash, and explains how, even in macro photography, you must sometimes improvise
Cathal McNaughton explains how he created this dramatic image of an Orangeman in Northern Ireland using natural light and an atmospheric sky
Edward Burtynsky’s documentary work explores the dilemma between humankind’s desire for progress and the damage being done to our planet in pursuit of it. David Clark examines his career so far
Masterclass - Brett Harkness shares his advice on how to capture brilliant lifestyle portraits using natural light. Gemma Padley reports
In this Masterclass Tom Mackie shows three readers how to shoot and stitch fantastic panoramic images in the Yorkshire Dales. Gemma Padley joined them
Albert Watson’s style and passion for making images has made him one of the world’s most sought-after photographers. David Clark looks at Albert Watson's career so far
In this Masterclass Clive Nichols and three AP readers visit RHS Wisley in Surrey, where Clive explains how touse texture and pattern to create stunning plant images. Gemma Padley joins them
Cathal McNaughton explains why his most challenging assignments aren’t always under threat of violence, but rather in capturing someone famous in a unique way – the Queen, in particular
Cathal McNaughton explains how to compose your subjects prominently and why post-production challenges the integrity of an image.
Cathal McNaughton discusses the delicate nature of photographing a paramilitary funeral in Northern Ireland when tensions are high.
How to clone wires and large objects out of your images
Masterclass - Paul Hobson explains who to achieve fantastic animal portraits in a captive setting.
Heather Angel explains how she captured this impressive-looking eastern water dragon by shooting through a glass tank using flash
Cathal McNaughton explains the importance of shooting from your subject's perspective and when to use black & white
Cathal McNaughton explains why personal projects offer creative and emotional respite from shooting conflicts, and how getting the lighting right in-camera will give your image more punch
Heather Angel explains how she created these kaleidoscopic images of a wax plant using a lightbox and an old ornamental ashtray
Heather Angel explains how she used two studio flashes to capture this image of catkins bursting with pollen
Richard Avedon’s image became one of the most famous fashion photographs of the 20th century, writes David Clark
Photo Insight - Heather Angel explains how she constructed a water tank at home and used a darkfield illumination technique to capture this image of a cluster of trout alevins
Photo Insight - Heather Angel explains how a run-in with a hyacinth macaw in Brazil led to an unexpected close-up image that is bursting with colour.