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How to shoot black and white portraits | Wex Photo Video

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Everything you need to create dramatic black and white portraits yourself including technique, lightings and backgrounds, regardless of ability or equipment Read More

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Prepare for post-lockdown… how to get back into the field

Read: Prepare for post-lockdown… how to get back into the field

Want to get ready to shoot again? Here are our top tips for sprucing up your gear before lockdown lifts Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – June

Read: Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – June

Even with limits on movement, there’s plenty of wildlife to photograph in June! Tom Mason offers his top tips and techniques Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – May

Read: Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – May

Amazing wildlife photography opportunities can be found on your doorstep – Tom Mason looks at the best close-up subjects in May Read More

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The night sky – what to shoot over the next few months

Read: The night sky – what to shoot over the next few months

What astronomical events could you capture? Here’s our guide to the night sky, what to shoot and how to shoot it Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – April (Garden Edition)

Read: Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – April (Garden Edition)

We may need to stay home throughout April, but there’s still plenty of wildlife photography to be done! Tom Mason offers some tips Read More

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Get experimental with scanner photography!

Read: Get experimental with scanner photography!

Matt Higgs shows you how to produce unique digital images without a traditional camera in sight! Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – March

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What are the best wildlife photography subjects for March? Tom Mason gives you a few expert tips in this month’s wildlife calendar Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – February

Read: Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – February

Read Tom Mason’s top wildlife photography recommendations for the month of February – just because it’s cold, doesn’t mean you can’t shoot! Read More

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Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – January

Read: Tom Mason’s Wildlife Photography Calendar – January

Here to help you capture new and exciting wildlife images in 2020, Tom Mason gives his top tips for the start of the year Read More

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How to use the shadows

Read: How to use the shadows

We photographers spend so much time chasing the light, but Ian Middleton reckons we should be paying attention to the shadows Read More

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Instead of throwing away poorly developed photographs, why not turn them into a fun, creative project?

Read: Bleaching Photographs

Instead of throwing away poorly developed photographs, why not turn them into a fun, creative project? Read More

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Photographing robins and other garden birds this winter

Read: Photographing robins and other garden birds this winter

Amazing wildlife images can be found in your own back garden! Tom Mason explains how best to photograph robins and garden birds in winter Read More

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Chris Grimmer pits a high-end smartphone against a DSLR to find out which is best for astrophotography

Read: Astrophotography with a smartphone camera? | Huawei P20 Pro versus Canon 70D

Chris Grimmer pits a high-end smartphone against a DSLR for astrophotography Read More

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Photographing red squirrels in autumn | Top tips for unforgettable shots

Read: Photographing red squirrels in autumn | Top tips for unforgettable shots

How to capture perfect images of elusive, mischievous red squirrels? Ellie Rothnie shares a few of her best tips and tricks Read More

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Secrets of light | Mini water splash

Read: Secrets of light | Mini water splash

On commission, photographer Chris Teagles needed to create an image with a very specific, dramatic effect. He explains how he used lighting to achieve it Read More

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Secrets of light | Using Bowens for a fashion cover-shot

Read: Secrets of light | Using Bowens for a fashion cover-shot

Can a single Bowens light really be enough for a cover-worthy beauty shot? Michael Wright explains how it’s possible Read More

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What makes disposable cameras so fun to use? In a world dominated by convenience and smartphones with built-in cameras shouldn’t they become obsolete? No! Here’s why.

Read: The nostalgia of single-use cameras

What makes disposable cameras so fun to use? In a world dominated by convenience and smartphones with built-in cameras shouldn’t they become obsolete? No! Here’s why. Read More

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How do you go about choosing and applying to film festivals? This article takes you through things to look out for and provides some handy tips.

Read: Short Guide To Film Festivals

How do you go about choosing and applying to film festivals? This article takes you through things to look out for and provides some handy tips. Read More

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