Technique

Photography tips and techniques from professionals and industry experts to help you continue improving your work.

Whether you’re looking for wildlife photography tips or more interested in portrait photography, our articles and guides will help spark ideas for experimentation, guide you on how to capture the best light and point you in the direction of photography projects to boost your portfolio.

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  • Wildlife watch: Eiders

    Wildlife watch: Eiders

    March 19, 2019

    The contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birds

  • How to take better travel photographs

    How to take better travel photographs

    March 18, 2019

    The winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they shoot a whole world of subjects

  • DIY home-lighting solutions

    DIY home-lighting solutions

    March 12, 2019

    You don't need to spend a fortune to get professional-looking results. Claire Gillo shares her DIY home-lighting hacks for those on a budget

  • Glorious gardens

    Glorious gardens

    March 12, 2019

    We speak to the photographers behind our favourite shots from the prestigious and most recent International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

  • Get perfect perspective

    Get perfect perspective

    February 11, 2019

    Working with the Lens Corrections and Transform panels in Photoshop's Camera Raw plug-in, enables you to make adjustments at the raw-processing stage, says Martin Evening

  • Top tips for better winter shots

    Top tips for better winter shots

    February 4, 2019

    Just because it’s cold outside it doesn’t mean your photography has to go on the back-burner. James Abbott shows how to get better winter landscapes, macro and more

  • 25 top tips for perfect photo prints

    25 top tips for perfect photo prints

    January 28, 2019

    It’s time to get your best photos out of your cameras and phones and into the light of day. Matthew Richards offers 25 top tips for perfect photo prints

  • Our best-ever close up photography tips

    Our best-ever close up photography tips

    January 17, 2019

    Our experts suggest getting creative with compositions and backdrops and keeping a close eye on the details while watching out for distractions