How to take photos with a wide angle lens

One of the great things about having an interchangeable lens camera is that you can, you know, change lenses. It’s not just a case of switching between focal lengths to crop more or less tightly around a subject, each focal length has a set of properties that give your images are particular look. However, the [...]

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How to use your flashgun for more creative images

Although they may be totally competent in using their camera and setting exposure, many photographers are nervous about using a flashgun. There’s something about employing this light source that they find a little intimidating. But actually, when you’re shooting with a digital camera you have very little to lose, if a shot doesn’t work you [...]

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Weekly photo project: shoot a single colour

Many photographers go through stale patches where they find themselves lacking inspiration. Often they’ll find themselves returning to familiar subjects hoping to find alternative angles to kick-start their creativity. What they really need, however, is a new subject or project to get them thinking. A great way of finding new subjects is to shoot a [...]

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12 photo projects you have to try in 2015

Photography projects are a great way to focus (pun intentional) your efforts into something which you can see taking shape, challenge you to create something exciting and give you motivation and inspiration when you’re not sure what to shoot. Here we give you 12 ideas (that’s one for every month, handy huh?) for 2014. Please [...]

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