How to create killer composites

Discover how to shoot and combine your images for all kinds of creative effects. Our Photoshop expert James Paterson show you how

Lith printing

Discover the joys of lith printing

With renewed interest among photographers in the classic process of lith printing, Mike Crawford reveals the technique and materials for best results

Elements tonal tools

Get terrific tones in Photoshop Elements

Whether you want to enhance contrast, convert to black & white, fix exposure problems or perform any number of other image adjustments, you need an image editor that offers the right tools. While Photoshop Elements is seen as lightweight in…

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Take your best-ever street photos

A new book sees leading street photographers share their words of wisdom. Geoff Harris takes a look at current trends and best practice

Lighting shooting against the light

Master natural light for stunning shots

During the course of just 24 hours the colour, intensity and direction of natural light changes dramatically, leading to countless photographic opportunities, says John Wade

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Get great shots of newborns

What’s the difference between baby and newborn photography? Plenty, says leading practitioner Kristina Mack who shares a few of her trade secrets

Strong light shadows

How to get great shots in strong summer light

Don’t put your camera away when the sun is high in the sky. Learn how to control and maximise its potential, and you will be well on your way to creating images with impact, says Tom Mackie

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Master natural light for stunning portraits

Professional photographers from across the globe reveal their top tips for shooting environmental portraits, documentary portraiture, weddings, action portraits and professional headshots