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

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Get your own great lunar landscapes

Including the moon in a landscape image has its challenges, but Ollie Taylor knows how to overcome them and make the most of two popular passions

Ten easy ways to get great shots of UK landmarks

Professional photographer Daniel Lewis and Premier Inn have teamed up to provide some useful advice and insights, so here is a selection of tips for dear old Blighty’s most popular structures, landmarks and beauty spots. 1) The London Eye Don’t…

Avoid the cliches

How to avoid clichés in your photography

Bagging an iconic landscape is great for many photographers, but knowing when to explore alternatives is vital for expressing identity as an artist, says David Clapp