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Wild camping

Get better landscape photographs

Give your landscape images an unfair advantage by camping at photogenic locations. James Abbott shares practical tips for staying in the great outdoors

Cyanotype process

How to make cyanotypes: top tips

Keen to get more creative? Angela Chalmers reveals how working with the historic cyanotype process can generate really eye-catching images

Image sharpening

Image sharpening with Adobe CC

Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the pitfalls

Paterson family portraits

Family portrait photography tips

Discuss what it is your subjects want and start with tried-and-tested poses before advancing to more ambitious ideas. James Paterson gives his tips on shooting family portraits

macro flowers

Top macro flower photography tips

Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of flowers. Sue Bishops gives her tips

home printing

Top tips for printing photos at home

The type and number of inks, and what you lay them on, can have a massive effect on photo-printing quality. Matthew Richards shows you how to make your images look good on paper