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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.

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Here are a few of the basics you need to think about when heading off on holiday with your camera so you're ready to hit the shutter button when at the beach, by the pool or exploring sites.

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Swans are rather photogenic and you can easily spend half an hour or so taking pictures of these majestic birds.

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Trees look great in Autumn but you don't have to wait until then to photograph them as the rest of the seasons can be just as photogenic.

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Learn how to shoot lighthouse silhouettes for the next time you're heading off on holiday or on a day trip so you can come away with something a bit different for your photography portfolio.

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When photographing landmarks and other well-known places, it can be tricky to try and capture a shot that a million other people haven't got so we've got a few travel photography tips and tricks to help you out.

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A visit to the zoo is the perfect opportunity to capture some close-up shots of wildlife you definitely won't find in the UK countryside. It also means you can combine photography with a trip the whole family will enjoy, too.

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Running events are the perfect opportunity for you to capture some close-up, photographic action and we've got some top tips to get you started.

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Shoot some different types of water shots and have a go at capturing water bubbles with your macro lens which you can even do in your kitchen sink if you don't want to venture outside.

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As well as portraits and shots of beaches why not take a few photos of the plates of food you purchase? After all, getting your smartphone out before you chow down is the normal thing to do nowadays, isn't it?

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Spend a day in a public garden and you'll have a memory card bursting with colourful flora in no time. Even more so if you read these essential tips before heading out of the door.

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By visiting a bird of prey centre, not only will you have an enjoyable day out but you can also shoot some interesting imagery up close with the wildlife.

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Did you know that you can use diagonal lines to guide the eye, add interest and more to your landscape shots? If you didn't, here are 4 top tips on the subject for you to peruse.

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