Drone photography

Drone photography tips for beginners

Interested in drone photography for landscapes but don’t know where to begin? James Paterson gets you off the ground with his practical starter guide

RPS days

RPS: A day of distinction

Wondering how good your photography really is? A distinction, such as those offered by the RPS, can be a good benchmark. Geoff Harris finds out more

Macro lighting

Macro photography lighting tips

Light is key to revealing intricate details of tiny subjects. Macro specialist Colleen Slater shares her top tips and lighting techniques

still-life photography

Still-life photography tips

Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of photography

Macro insects and bugs

Insect macro photography tips

Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of insects and bugs. Ross Hoddinott gives his top tips

Food photography tips: adding human interest

Food photography is much more than close-ups of beautifully lit and styled food, or restaurant interiors. As award-winning food photographer Mark Benham explains, it’s also about people

Portrait tips

Top portrait photography tips

Entice yourself to shoot portraits by experimenting with different materials, sculpting your portraits, adding flare and more, using our experts’ top tips

Lion, Maasai Mara, Kenya

Low-light wildlife photography tips

Pushing his equipment to the limit, Ian Plant has mastered the art of low-light wildlife imagery. He reveals the stories behind some of his most successful shots