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“In the Bag” with the Wex Team: Natasha Wellstead

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Wex’s own Tasha Wellstead opens up her kit bag to reveal her favourite photo gear Read More

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How to Become an Instagram Sensation – Hannah Argyle

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Meet our new blog contributor, Instagrammer Hannah Argyle Read More

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Behind the Image: Jacub from Sudan, by Dibs McCallum

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When Dibs McCallum decided to spend a day helping at the Calais refugee camp, he took his camera with him to document his experience. He tells the story in his own words … Read More

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016: How to Impress the Judges

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The Royal Museums Greenwich’s annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is back for 2016. We chat to judge Marek Kukula to find out what makes for a winning entry Read More

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“In The Bag” with the Wex Team: Paul Morgan

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Wex Photographic’s very own Paul Morgan shares his love for photography and what he uses to capture his shots… Read More

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Give a Child a Camera – Providing Photography to Rural Africa

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When Julian Claxton chanced upon a rural Ugandan school, he ended up giving 25 children the gift of photography. He tells the story Read More

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Behind the Image: Chris Grimmer, Veil Nebula

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We talk to astrophotographer Chris Grimmer to find out how much work goes into a spectacular nebula image (spoiler: a lot) Read More

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Behind the Image: Dead Sperm Whale, by Ben Green

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When Ben Green set out for a walk to capture the sunrise, he didn’t expect to grab an image that would make it onto BBC News. He tells us the story… Read More

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“The tension lasted all year” – Interview with #WexMondays Runner-up Mark Horton

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An honourable second place in last year’s #WexMondays competition went to macro specialist Mark Horton. We chat with him about the competition Read More

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“A lot can go wrong or right in a week” – We chat to #WexMondays winner Matthew Dartford

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As the dust settles from a year of #WexMondays, Matthew Dartford emerges as Wex Photographer of the Year 2015. We catch up with him for a chat. Read More

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On Location with a Pro Filmmaker

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As the world of professional filmmaking becomes more accessible to photographers, we talk to a pro on location with Elbow frontman Guy Garvey Read More

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Behind the Image: Bert Willaert, Common Toad Tadpoles

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Bert Willaert gets underwater and looks up for this spectacular, award-winning nature shot. We find out the story behind the image. Read More

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Behind the Image: David Tolliday, Orion DT

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A wildlife photography holiday for David Tolliday ended with him winning an astrophotography prize! An unexpected outcome to say the least. Read on for the story… Read More

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Behind the Image: Lefteris Velissaratos, The Arrow Missed the Heart

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Lefteris Velissaratos won deserved accolades in Astronomy Photographer of the Year for an image showing a comet passing through the heart of a nebula. We catch up with him to find out more … Read More

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What It’s Like to Be a Pro Sports Photographer

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In the midst of Rugby World Cup fever, we speak to a pro who has been covering the tournament about what it’s like to shoot sport for a living Read More

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Making Blackmagic: A Photographer’s Journey into Video

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We talk to photographer and filmmaker Matt Barlow about making the jump to video and finding success with pocket-sized cinema cameras Read More

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Behind the Image: Luc Jamet, Eclipse Totality over Sassendalen

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Luc Jamet’s trip to the Arctic resulted in him taking the title of Astronomy Photographer of the Year with a stunning eclipse shot. Read on as he tells us the tale behind his image. Read More

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Behind the Image: Matt Robinson, Sunderland Noctilucent Cloud Display

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On his first time out with a new DSLR, Matt Robinson captured a stunning image of a cloud display that went on to earn him a photography award. We caught up with him to find out more… Read More

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