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Shoot a Smoky Abstract

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This rainy day project is easy to do and produces fine-art looking results. Matt Higgs explains Read More

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Photographing Wildlife in London Parks

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The capital’s parks offer a wealth of opportunities for wildlife photographers. Tom Mason goes exploring Read More

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Photographing the Waterfalls of the Brecon Beacons

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A journey through the falls of the Brecon Beacons is replete with photographic opportunities. Nigel Forster provides an indispensable guide Read More

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Why You Should Revisit Landscape Locations

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Revisiting a landscape location at a different time of day or year can allow you to capture a completely fresh perspective Read More

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How to Create Stunning Cat Portraits

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Fancy capturing some feline photos? Professional photographer Zoran Milutinovic offers his tips for perfect cat portraiture Read More

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Composition – A Guide to Keeping It Simple

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Struggling to create effective compositions? Nigel Forster outlines a simpler approach to help achieve striking images Read More

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Recreate the Clarendon Instagram Filter in Photoshop

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Like the look of Clarendon on your Instagrams? Here’s a quick, easy way to replicate the filter effect in Photoshop Read More

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Recreate the Gingham Instagram Filter in Photoshop

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Want this stylish look for your photos? James Abbott explains a straightforward Photoshop process to replicate the Gingham Instagram filter Read More

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How to Take Better Wedding Photos as a Guest

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Capture the special day in a way that’s respectful to the official photographer and to the couple. Matt Golowczynski explains Read More

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Reach For the Skies and Shoot an Airshow

Read: Reach For the Skies and Shoot an Airshow

Here are ten top tips to make the most of your visit to a summer airshow… Read More

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How to Photograph Lightning

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Caught in a storm? Max Langran offers a few tips for how to safely photograph lightning Read More

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Six Quick Tips for Better Portraits

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Add drama and impact to your people pictures by using these simple and effective shooting techniques Read More

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Shooting Landscapes with an Ultra-Wide Lens

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Ultra-wide lenses are tricky tools, but can yield amazing results. Kirk Norbury explains how to get the most out of them Read More

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How to Travel with Non-Photographers

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Are you the photo addict of your group? Rich Broome has some advice on how to get the shots you want without holding everyone up Read More

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Four Father’s Day Photo Projects

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Matty Graham shares four great projects you can try for Father’s Day with the most minimal of equipment… Read More

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An Adventure to the Faroe Islands

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Matty Graham bypasses the tourist traps of Iceland and Norway and finds a rugged paradise for landscape photographers much closer to home. Read More

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How to Build a Field Macro Studio

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Wex’s Paul Morgan demonstrates how to build a convenient, portable macro photography studio to use on location Read More

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How to Create Beautiful Dog Portraits

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Kingsley Singleton offers a few straightforward techniques for making studio-style images of dogs Read More

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Wex Photo Critique with Matty Graham

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Expert photographer Matty Graham examines your images, offering constructive feedback and tips to improve your technique Read More

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10 Ways to Take Better Flower Photographs

Read: 10 Ways to Take Better Flower Photographs

The days are getting longer, the sun is back in the sky and everything is growing. Here are ten top tips to make the most of the floral explosion happening right now... Read More

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