Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Heather Angel explains how she captured this impressive-looking eastern water dragon by shooting through a glass tank using flash

Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

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

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Heather Angel explains how she created these kaleidoscopic images of a wax plant using a lightbox and an old ornamental ashtray

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

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

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

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.

The pellicle mirror

Geoffrey Crawley explains the process behind the pellicle mirror in Sony's new Alpha 33 and 55 cameras, and traces the history of an innovative design

Model Life

Model Life

Model and dioramas - Alternative landscapes

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Photo Insight – Heather Angel

Photo Insight - Our new AP expert Heather Angel discusses how she captured this artful shot of a hoverfly and shares some useful tips on composition.

Graduated Neutral Density Filters

Graduated neutral density filters are essential tools for landsape photography. Angela Nicholson explains how to use them and puts six to the test.

All About Infrared

Geoffrey Crawley takes a detailed look at IR film and Efke IR 820 Aura in particular

In-camera Dynamic Range Optimisation

Most current DSLRs have a dynamic range optimisation function designed to help record detail that would otherwise be lost. Angela Nicholson investigatestheir impact and how they work

Fisheye Photography

Fisheye lenses are useful in confined spaces and are perfect for adding quirky drama to images. Angela Nicholson takes a look at the super-wide world

How to get creative with blur

Escalating sensitivity levels, fast shutter speeds and high continuous shooting rates seem to have given us an obsession with capturing sharp, detailed images, but a bit of creative blur can do wonders for your photography. We explain how to get…