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#WexLandscapeTips: Advice and Images from the Wex Community

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We’re looking for advice to help photographers hone their skills in a new subject. This time it’s landscapes, so get sharing using the hashtag #WexLandscapeTips Read More

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#WexPortraitTips: Advice and Images from the Wex Community

Read: #WexPortraitTips: Advice and Images from the Wex Community

We’re looking for advice to help photographers hone their skills in a new subject. First up is portraiture, so share your tips and shots using the hashtag #WexPortraitTips! Read More

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Filming the Tigers of Scotland | An interview with Leanne Gater

Read: Filming the Tigers of Scotland | An interview with Leanne Gater

How do you go about filming one of the world’s rarest animals? With the right kit and the help of Wex Rental, of course! Read More

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#WexAtHome: Staying Creative During Lockdown

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Staying creative during lockdown can be tough. How have you stayed active as a photographer in these challenging circumstances? Read More

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Perspective |  Why the smartphone has been bad news for photojournalism

Read: Perspective | Why the smartphone has been bad news for photojournalism

Is the democratisation of photography a good thing? Ben Davis is yet to be convinced… Read More

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In the Studio with the Light Revolution

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We spend a day on a shoot with the device that’s promising to revolutionise (sorry) studio photography – the Light Revolution Read More

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Photographing the moon landing | The Hasselblad cameras of Apollo 11

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How Hasselblad and ZEISS hitched a ride on Apollo 11’s Saturn V, and documented one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century Read More

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Sony’s Eye AF for Animals | Testing firmware v3.0 in Morocco

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Matt Parry tests out Sony’s new Eye AF for Animals mode and makes some feline friends in the process Read More

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7 tips for shooting stunning wildlife macro photos

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The subjects might be small, but Ellie Rothnie shows you how to produce big results, with her seven simple tips for macro photography Read More

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Perspective | Why technology will never replace graft in photography

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“I’m a pretty firm believer that technology – no matter how good it gets – will never replace graft,” says Tom Mason Read More

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Landscape photography on the Isle of Skye

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The gorgeously scenic Isle of Skye is a photographer’s paradise – Chris Orange explores its secrets Read More

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Early pioneer female photographers that you’ve probably never heard of

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Countless female pioneers have made defining contributions to photography. Jon Devo explores some of the key trailblazers Read More

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The best landscape photography locations on the Antrim Coast

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Jeremy Flint reveals his favourite photographic locations on the beautiful Antrim Coast, some of which have featured in the hugely popular 'Game of Thrones' television series Read More

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Should I calibrate my monitor? Why colour consistency matters and how to achieve it

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If you regularly print or share your images online, you might consider calibrating your monitor with a specialist device like Datacolor’s new SpyderX Pro Read More

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10 Scenes from a Photographic Tour of Chernobyl: Part 2

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The second part of Rich Broome’s trip to document one of the most radioactive locations on the planet Read More

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10 Scenes from a Photographic Tour of Chernobyl: Part 1

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Rich Broome’s desire to photograph something different took him to one of the most radioactive locations in the world Read More

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Perspective | It’s You, Not the Camera

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Tom Mason reckons too much emphasis is placed on the camera, rather than the photographer… Read More

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Under the Surface | Underwater Photography with Lexi Laine

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Join Wex Photo Video and underwater photographer Lexi Laine for a glimpse behind the scenes of an incredible project in the enchanting cenotes of Mexico. Read More

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Sony Meets UK Shooters | Five Tips for Low-Light Photography

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We teamed up with Sony and UK Shooters in October, and joined hordes of photographers as they took unique Halloween-themed images in low light Read More

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