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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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  • Masterclass with Brett Harkness

    February 7, 2011

    Masterclass - Brett Harkness shares his advice on how to capture brilliant lifestyle portraits using natural light. Gemma Padley reports

  • Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

    January 18, 2011

    Cathal McNaughton explains why his most challenging assignments aren’t always under threat of violence, but rather in capturing someone famous in a unique way – the Queen, in particular

  • Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

    January 17, 2011

    Cathal McNaughton explains how to compose your subjects prominently and why post-production challenges the integrity of an image.

  • Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

    January 17, 2011

    Cathal McNaughton discusses the delicate nature of photographing a paramilitary funeral in Northern Ireland when tensions are high.

  • Photo Insight – Heather Angel

    December 29, 2010

    Heather Angel explains how she captured this impressive-looking eastern water dragon by shooting through a glass tank using flash

  • Photo Insight – Cathal McNaughton

    December 29, 2010

    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

  • Photo Insight – Heather Angel

    December 23, 2010

    Heather Angel explains how she created these kaleidoscopic images of a wax plant using a lightbox and an old ornamental ashtray

  • Photo Insight – Heather Angel

    November 17, 2010

    Heather Angel explains how she used two studio flashes to capture this image of catkins bursting with pollen

  • Photo Insight – Heather Angel

    November 12, 2010

    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

    November 12, 2010

    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 1931-2005 – Iconic Photographer

    Fay Godwin 1931-2005 – Iconic Photographer

    November 9, 2010

    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

  • The pellicle mirror

    The pellicle mirror

    October 9, 2010

    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