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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Improve your flash pictures by getting the flashgun off your camera and firing it remotely with a slave.

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Mark Elliott of Better Photos shares his advice on operating flashguns.

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Mark Elliott of Better Photos shares his advice on using flashguns for shooting flattering portraits.

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We show you how backlighting your photographs can help create shape using the rim lighting technique

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Tips on controlling and understanding your light source.

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Tips on bouncing light off different types of surfaces.

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Need to photograph a group of people and you're not sure how to light the shot? Take a look at this article.

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How to exaggerate the size of Speedlites.

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See how taking your flash off camera can make a big difference to your pictures.

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Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP shows us how to get the most out of a Rotalux Softbox System.

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Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP introduces Octa, the ultimate versatile light.

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Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP shows us a simple lighting set-up that really works.

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