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Make a DIY Filter for Heart-Shaped Bokeh

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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

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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?

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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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Embrace Early Mornings This Winter

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Don’t waste the mornings – they’re full of photographic opportunity, argues Giles Babbidge Read More

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As temperatures plunge, Kirk Norbury wraps up warm to explain how to shoot the best winter landscapes

Read: Shooting Frozen Landscapes

As temperatures plunge, Kirk Norbury wraps up warm to explain how to shoot the best winter landscapes Read More

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Explore Your Local Area as a Documentary Project

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You don’t have to step far from your doorstep to find photographic opportunity. Giles Babbidge has a few ideas… Read More

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Creating Frozen Bubble Images

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Victoria Hillman explains a fascinating image technique that’s perfect for cold weather Read More

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A Winter Escape – A Photographic Guide to South Africa

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Matt Parry gets away from the British winter and heads to South Africa, camera in hand. Here are his top tips on what to shoot… Read More

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How Wi-Fi Can Transform Your Wildlife Photography

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There is more to a camera’s built-in Wi-Fi than image sharing. Tim Coleman explains how Wi-Fi can transform a wildlife photography shoot Read More

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How to Photograph the Supermoon

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Monday November 14th will see the largest supermoon for decades. Chris Grimmer explains how to capture it Read More

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How to Create Silhouettes

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A striking silhouette effect can add drama to your images. Giles explains how to create silhouettes Read More

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Light Painting for Halloween

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Light painting is great for creating fun, Halloween-themed photos. Claire Harper explains how to do it Read More

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Three European City Breaks for Autumn and Winter

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A European weekend city break can be the perfect way to rejuvenate your photography. Matt Parry recommends three destinations Read More

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Creating Abstract Landscapes with ICM Photography

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Andy Gray chats to Jon Stapley about using intentional camera movement and post-processing to create abstract landscape photographs Read More

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Making Minimalist Landscapes

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Neil Burnell explains the technique behind his minimalist driftwood landscapes Read More

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How to Create Silhouettes

Read: A striking silhouette effect can add drama to your images. Giles explains how to create silhouettes

A striking silhouette effect can add drama to your images. Giles explains how to create silhouettes Read More

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Basic Light-Painting Kit and How to Use It

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Here are the basics you need for successful light painting Read More

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Studio Flash: How the Professionals Use It

Read: Studio Flash: How the Professionals Use It

Looking at getting into studio flash? We explain what it is and ask pro photographers how they use it Read More

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How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash

Read: How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash

Want to boost your lighting skills? Here’s what you need to know about getting started with off-camera flash Read More

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