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How to Travel with Non-Photographers

Read: How to Travel with Non-Photographers (Without Being Annoying)

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

Read: Four Father’s Day Photo Projects

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

Read: An Adventure to the Faroe Islands

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

Read: How to Build a Field Macro Studio

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

Read: How to Create Beautiful Dog Portraits

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

Read: Wex Photo Critique with Matty Graham

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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Macro Lighting Secrets – Blending Ambient and Add-in Light

Read: Macro Lighting Secrets – Blending Ambient and Add-in Light

Callum McInerney-Riley explains how to transform your macro images by adding artificial light Read More

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A Guide to Taking Photographic Hikes

Read: A Guide to Taking Photographic Hikes

Tired of capturing the same old landscapes? Hit the mountains for a hike, says Matt Parry Read More

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Why Every Camera Bag Needs a GoPro

Read: Why Every Camera Bag Needs a GoPro

GoPro's small, tough and versatile Hero cameras are so useful that no photographer should be without one. Tom Mason explains Read More

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Creating Oil-Based Abstract Images

Read: Creating Oil-Based Abstract Images

Combining oil, water and coloured card can make for a fascinating rainy-day photo project. Beth Harper explains Read More

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Wex Photo Critique with Matty Graham

Read: Wex Photo Critique with Matty Graham

Former editor of Digital Photo magazine Matty Graham examines your images, offering constructive advice on how to improve Read More

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How to Get Started with Environmental Portraiture

Read: How to Get Started with Environmental Portraiture

Portraiture doesn't have to mean studios – an environmental context can add depth and character. Matt Golowczynski explains Read More

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Three Creative Ways to Light a Subject

Read: Three Creative Ways to Light a Subject

Push your portraits further. Jake Hicks demonstrates three lighting setups to get you thinking outside the (soft)box Read More

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A Photographic Tour of Iceland

Read: A Photographic Tour of Iceland

Matt Parry picks up his camera and heads to Iceland, giving us his tips on where to go and what to shoot Read More

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Three Spectacular One-Light Portrait Setups

Read: Three Spectacular One-Light Portrait Setups

It's possible to totally transform your portraiture with just a single light. Jake Hicks gets you started Read More

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Make a DIY Filter for Heart-Shaped Bokeh

Read: Make a DIY Filter for Heart-Shaped Bokeh

Matt Higgs explains a simple bokeh technique that's perfect for a Valentine's-themed image Read More

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Focus on Family Portraits

Read: Focus on Family Portraits

Matty Graham explains how to make the leap from simple snapshots to perfect portraits that capture the real character of your family… Read More

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5 Ideas for Setting a Winter Photography Challenge

Read: 5 Ideas for Setting a Winter Photography Challenge

Stuck for inspiration this winter? Giles Babbidge suggests five photography projects to get the creative juices flowing Read More

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What Are the Best Website Builders for Photographers?

Read: What Are the Best Website Builders for Photographers?

A professional photography portfolio to show off your work is a vital step to take. Matt Higgs looks at the best portfolio website builders for photographers Read More

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