Stuart Franklin interview: The Documentary Impulse

Stuart Franklin, former president of Magnum Photos and author of the book The Documentary Impulse, which examines the human drive 
to document the world, talks to Steve Fairclough about his new book and 
the current state of documentary photography

Street photography and the law

When you're out on the street it's important to know your rights, says Tracy Calder. Follow our tips, and you'll be well on your way to staying safe and streetwise

Expert guide to architecture photography

Architecture may be everywhere but with a little imagination, it can provide some amazing images. Lee Frost give his advice on getting creative with architecture photography

How to adjust autofocus on your DSLR

Sometimes DSLR autofocus systems need a little nudging to ensure the subject stays sharp. Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know about how to adjust autofocus on your camera

Expert tips for shooting time-lapses

Shooting time-lapses has got a lot easier with today’s DSLRs. Top practitioner and author Mark Higgins shares some essential tips and techniques

michael kenna minimalism

Expert guide to minimalist photography

Moody atmospheric landscapes often involving long exposures, are widely copied but difficult to do well. Geoff Harris gets some essential advice from minimalist expert Michael Kenna

Quick tips: Typography

Here are some super-quick steps for shooting lettering and typography while you're out and about

mike topham silhouettes

Expert guide to silhouette photography

Silhouettes add drama, mystery and impact to your photographs, says Tracy Calder, so don't be afraid of the dark - take your camera in hand and step into the shadows