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…
It's a great time of year for photographing flowers and plants outside. In our flower photography article Angela Nicholson offers some tips and explains how a few household items can help you take great flower images
Charlie Waite’s landscape images, together with his tireless promotion of photography as an artistic medium, have made him hugely influential in British landscape photography. David Clark looks at his life and work to date.
If you want to capture freshly fallen snow before it’s been trampled on, stick close to home, says Craig Roberts, as he shares his techniques for working in largely white landscapes
Guide on how to use AP's folding reflector or white balancer.
How to use lens blur to fix flaws in your digital images. This video shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop lens blur tool to draw attention back to the main subject of the image.
With many photographers switching exclusively to digital systems, there has never been a better time to do set up an inexpensive second-hand darkroom, as Gemma Padley discovered
Shooting moving subjects isn't easy. Barney Britton explains how to pan with your subject for dramatic results.
After 20 years with the Daily Express, David Cairns joined Today, Britain’s first national colour newspaper, in 1986 until it closed in 1996. He talks to Bob Aylott about four horrific days in Belfast and the picture that helped change…