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Here's some hints and tips on shooting wildlife with a compact camera.
- 6 Oct 2012
Zoom blur is a striking form of blur that is relatively easy to achieve at the time you take the picture, provided you have the correct equipment. Here Michael Bates shows you how to add the effect later, digitally using the free editing program Gimp.
- 19 Jun 2008
Is there such thing as the right camera when it comes to shooting landscapes? Robin Whalley gets his compact out to put this theory to the test.
- 9 May 2011
How to photograph flowers with a simple point-and-shoot.
- 22 May 2011
Here's some things you should know about digital zoom before choosing a digital or advanced compact.
- 21 Jan 2014
Here are a few tips on how to stop camera shake spoiling your shots taken with Pentax compacts.
- 16 Oct 2013
Pack up the car and head for the coast with your compact camera for some beach photography.
- 26 Jul 2014
Ian Andrews continues his series to explain why a telphoto is a good choice for wildlife photography
- 30 Nov -0001
What better time to explore the benefits of your camera's modes than at Christmas?
- 25 Dec 2013
It might not be everyone's cup of tea but it's an easily accessible sport if you want to practice your photography.
- 17 Aug 2010
Give your autumn images an abstract feel in three easy ways.
- 2 Oct 2013