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Photographing robins and other garden birds this winter

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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

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Photographing red squirrels in autumn | Top tips for unforgettable shots

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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

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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

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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.

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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 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.

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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 More

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Instagram a simple app for sharing your photos and videos that has now become a mass content, branding and marketing network. So how do you get more followers?

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Instagram a simple app for sharing your photos and videos that has now become a mass content, branding and marketing network. So how do you get more followers? Read More

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This is a simple, low budget solution for creating your very own makeshift studio at home.

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This is a simple, low budget solution for creating your very own makeshift studio at home. Read More

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Getting started with urban exploration photography

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Paul David Smith lets you in on a few secrets of one of the most exciting forms of photography – urban exploration Read More

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There are plenty of articles about operating a camera or how to set-up studio lighting but how do you go about successfully running a short film production?

Read: How to successfully produce a short film

There are plenty of articles about operating a camera or how to set-up studio lighting but how do you go about successfully running a short film production? Read More

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How to Shoot Architecture | 6 simple steps

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Jeremy Flint shows you how to Shoot Architecture in six simple steps Read More

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Master Travel Photography | 5 Top Tips

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Jeremy Flint reveals five top tips that are sure to improve your Travel Photography Read More

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Use Photoshop’s High Pass filter to sharpen images like a pro

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Looking for a non-destructive method for sharpening images? Mike Harris shows you how to do just that, with Photoshop’s High Pass filter Read More

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Photograph wildlife on your doorstep | The local patch and why you need one

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Dan Rushton explains the benefits of focusing on an area that’s close to home and how it can transform your wildlife photography Read More

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Photographing a Blood Moon | Tips for Shooting a Lunar Eclipse

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Chris Grimmer explains how to photograph a blood moon in preparation for the UK’s last total lunar eclipse until 2022 Read More

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Focusing on One Species | Improve Your Wildlife Photography

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It may sound restrictive, but focusing on one species can give your wildlife photography a huge creative boost, says Ellie Rothnie Read More

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Top 10 Tips for Interrailing in Europe

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Make the most of your Europe interrailing trip by capturing some incredible photos. Briony Samuel offers ten handy pointers Read More

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Using Negative Space in Wildlife Photography

Read: Negative Space in Wildlife Photography | How to Create Dramatic Images

Sometimes the space around a subject is just as important as the subject itself. Ellie Rothnie explains how to effectively use negative space in your images Read More

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