Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Photography Techniques

From lens focal lengths and fill-flash to portraits, macro or stunning landscapes there are techniques for everyone. Learn how to use metering, considering composition and shoot everything from classic cars to derelict buildings. We also have 100s of easy to follow step by step photo editing tutorials.

  • Thumbnail : Tips and tricks for insect photography

    Tips and tricks for insect photography

    Venture into the insects world with a few helpful tips and tricks from our specialist wildlife photographer Peter Madeley

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Tips On Planning A Photographic Holiday

    Tips On Planning A Photographic Holiday

    Robin Whalley shares his tips on planning a successful photographic holiday.

    • 16 Jul 2013
  • Thumbnail : Splitting the image

    Splitting the image

    Images with large amounts of colour noise can lead to bigger files when using Jpeg compression, Matthew Page describes his technique for reducing the noise, without sacrificing detail.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : A simplified zone system for correctly exposing negatives

    A simplified zone system for correctly exposing negatives

    Norman Koren explains why you should learn how to use your camera's meter and the Zone system to make your photos stand out from the crowd

    • 5 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Flower fascination - a close up photography guide

    Flower fascination - a close up photography guide

    The closer you look the more you'll see. Angelika Stehle suggests we add a new dimension to our flower photography.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Fungi Photography

    Fungi Photography

    As the leaves fall off the trees and the nights get longer venturing outside into the damp and cold to take a photograph of a mushroom isn't something everyone will want to do. Here, two photographers who specialise in fungi photography tell us why we should be photographing mushrooms and how to capture them in their best light.

    • 19 Sep 2008
  • Thumbnail : Getting started with amateur modelling

    Getting started with amateur modelling

    This article is a few pointers to get you started posing for the camera if you're new to modelling or if you're a bit nervous. Photographers will also find this information useful for dealing with models.

    • 19 Nov 2010
  • Thumbnail : Take Creative Photographs Of Household Objects

    Take Creative Photographs Of Household Objects

    With rain on the way, spend some time shooting around the house using everyday household objects.

    • 12 Oct 2013
  • Thumbnail : Top 10 Best Wedding Photography Tips

    Top 10 Best Wedding Photography Tips

    Here are 10 tips you need to read before you begin taking photos at someone's big day.

    • 28 Apr 2011
  • Thumbnail : Tips On Planning A Shot

    Tips On Planning A Shot

    Miss Aniela shows us how a little planning can make a big difference to a photograph.

    • 11 Jun 2011
  • Thumbnail : Photography At WWII Re-Enactments

    Photography At WWII Re-Enactments

    Visit a re-enactment such as the weekend at Ramsey and you'll be taking photos all day.

    • 5 Aug 2013
  • Thumbnail : Monitor Viewing Angle Check

    Monitor Viewing Angle Check

    Learn how the panels in your monitor can effect the display when viewed at an angle.

    • 8 Oct 2014
Big Bri and 3 others commented on this.
24 Apr 2015 7:52pm
Adobe Releases Lightroom Update With RAW HDR, Speed Improvements, Panoramas & More
Adobe has updated its Creative Cloud Photography plan with the introduction of Lightroom CC.
22 Apr 2015 9:46AM
ozzieone commented on this.
24 Apr 2015 6:38pm
Why You Should Use People In Your Landscapes
Should people be featured in landscape photos? And if they are, what do they do to the shot?
17 Apr 2015 12:10AM
alan53 and 2 others commented on this.
24 Apr 2015 10:15am
Trigger Your Sony Camera With The Eye Sensor
Sony's latest app, currently in BETA, lets you trigger your camera's shutter via the eye sensor.
23 Apr 2015 9:29AM
augieviking and 1 other liked this.
24 Apr 2015 1:49am
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM C Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary telephoto zoom lens.
31 Mar 2015 10:41AM
Alan_Baseley and 1 other commented on this.
23 Apr 2015 1:16pm
Pentax Announce K-3 II DSLR
Pentax has announced the K-3 II DSLR, with a newly developed Pixel Shift Resolution System.
22 Apr 2015 11:15PM
sasan commented on this.
23 Apr 2015 7:52am
Nikon Coolpix P610 Review
Reviewed: the Nikon Coolpix P610 features a 60x optical zoom lens, built in Wi-Fi and GPS as well as fullHD video recording.
23 Apr 2015 12:00AM
DanielBridge and 3 others commented on this.
22 Apr 2015 7:52pm
Pentax HD FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW telephoto zoom lens for APS-C and FF cameras.
21 Apr 2015 9:08AM
rws liked this.
22 Apr 2015 7:51pm
Nikon Releases D4S Firmware Update
Nikon has released its firmware update for the D4S with several improvements.
21 Apr 2015 1:05PM
starbase218 and 5 others commented on this.
21 Apr 2015 6:10pm
Pentax HD FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens for full-frame and APS-C cameras.
20 Apr 2015 1:12PM
josa commented on this.
20 Apr 2015 6:29pm
OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of OnOne's Perfect Photo Suite, version 9.5.
20 Apr 2015 11:30AM