Heather Angel explains how she captured this impressive-looking eastern water dragon by shooting through a glass tank using flash
Cathal McNaughton explains the importance of shooting from your subject's perspective and when to use black & white
Cathal McNaughton explains why personal projects offer creative and emotional respite from shooting conflicts, and how getting the lighting right in-camera will give your image more punch
Heather Angel explains how she created these kaleidoscopic images of a wax plant using a lightbox and an old ornamental ashtray
Heather Angel explains how she used two studio flashes to capture this image of catkins bursting with pollen
Richard Avedon’s image became one of the most famous fashion photographs of the 20th century, writes David Clark
Photo Insight - Heather Angel explains how she constructed a water tank at home and used a darkfield illumination technique to capture this image of a cluster of trout alevins
Photo Insight - Heather Angel explains how a run-in with a hyacinth macaw in Brazil led to an unexpected close-up image that is bursting with colour.
Fay Godwin was one of Britain’s finest landscape photographers and a passionate advocate for the environment. David Clark looks at the life and work of Fay Godwin
Eddie Adams’ shocking execution picture was one of the key images to galvanise the anti-Vietnam War movement, David Clark writes about the life, career and Photography of Eddie Adam's
Geoffrey Crawley explains the process behind the pellicle mirror in Sony's new Alpha 33 and 55 cameras, and traces the history of an innovative design
Model and dioramas - Alternative landscapes
Coverging verticals may be easily corrected, but embracing them can reap its own rewards
Photo Insight - Our new AP expert Heather Angel discusses how she captured this artful shot of a hoverfly and shares some useful tips on composition.
Graduated neutral density filters are essential tools for landsape photography. Angela Nicholson explains how to use them and puts six to the test.
Geoffrey Crawley takes a detailed look at IR film and Efke IR 820 Aura in particular
Most current DSLRs have a dynamic range optimisation function designed to help record detail that would otherwise be lost. Angela Nicholson investigatestheir impact and how they work
Richard Sibley explains how to create atmospheric portraits at night
Fisheye lenses are useful in confined spaces and are perfect for adding quirky drama to images. Angela Nicholson takes a look at the super-wide world
Escalating sensitivity levels, fast shutter speeds and high continuous shooting rates seem to have given us an obsession with capturing sharp, detailed images, but a bit of creative blur can do wonders for your photography. We explain how to get…