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High ISO

How to make the most of high ISOs

Dimly lit interiors where you can’t use flash or failing light outdoors can be a challenge. Steve Davey has high-ISO and gear solutions

handheld sharpness

Get sharper shots handheld

Tripods ensure sharp shots but can slow you down and make spontaneous shots harder. James Abbott shows how to keep everything sharp handheld

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Keep things in perspective

Controlling perspective has its challenges. Martin Evening reveals how to combat distortions in Adobe Photoshop

Hobbies on perch

Wildlife watch: Hobbies

Hobbies are agile and extremely quick birds of prey. Photographing them is tricky and takes practice, but the results are very rewarding, as Oscar Dewhurst reveals

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