• Macro
    4 Fab Forest Finds for Autumn Close-Up PhotographyPreview
    Autumn, or Fall if you prefer, is full of stunning imagery and colours. In the run up to Halloween I thought it would be fun to give you some photographic inspiration and tips on how to make the most of the season when it comes to macro.Read More…
  • Creativity
    Stuck in a Creative Rut? 13 Ways to Energise Your Photography PracticePreview
    Sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck in a creative rut and it’s hard to know how to get out of it. We all feel like this from time to time so this article will help you find ways of moving your creative personal development forwards.Read More…
  • Macro
    Create a Futuristic City Macro PhotographPreview
    As part of the Tiny Worlds series, I’ll show you how to create a futuristic looking city using tin foil and staples.Read More…
  • Macro
    Creating Macro Photography Scenarios: Tiny WorldsPreview
    Sometimes when we think of macro there’s a tendency to head straight for nature; a close up of a flower, a butterfly wing, dew drops on the grass etc. In this tutorial, I’d like to encourage you to move away from what’s already there and create your own macro scenarios; it’s easier than you think!Read More…
  • Fashion
    Lindsay Adler: Bending the Line Between Fashion and Fine Art La profile preview
    On International Women’s Day, I considered the role women occupy in photography. Inspired by the women I profiled, I wanted to share more. In this article, meet Lindsay Adler, a woman making it happen in fashion photography and photography education.Read More…
  • Community Projects
    Community Project: Searching for New Photographic Loan WordsNew photo loan words
    As photography grows, the photographic community grows too. As interest and access to photography has spread our community has expanded to include more people speaking more languages than ever before. Photography is growing technologically, too, maturing and developing new forms of visual language. Maybe it's time for English to borrow some new words!Read More…
  • Creativity
    Stuck Indoors? You Can Still Make Great Photos When You Have to Stay HomePhotographinghomethumb
    Staying home, either for a day or two or longer periods, does not mean you’ve to give up on photography. There are fantastic photography projects to pursue inside the four walls of your house. You just have to discover them. Here are some ideas to get you started.Read More…
  • Business
    6 Practical Ways to Boost Your Photography Business This YearBen lucas boost your business preview
    Any one, small change could end up having a significant positive impact on your business. What one thing are you going to do boost your business this year?Read More…
  • Inspiration
    Fresh Eyes Every Day: The Challenges and Rewards of Photographing Close to HomeClosetohomethumb
    The practice of photography is often associated with journeys to far places, preferably exotic, as if only that offers good photographs. Learning to photograph right outside your door may open your eyes to the beauty of the world. Sometimes, as close to home as your street. We tell you how to find this hidden treasure!Read More…
  • Macro
    How to Make a Colourful Bubble Macro Photo with Oil and WaterPreview
    This tutorial, using oil and water, is a fun way to try some new macro photography with a fairly quick set up and immediate results.Read More…
  • Macro
    Make, Find, and Improvise: Creative Backgrounds For Still Life and Macro PhotographsMacro background thumb
    There’s a huge craze for adding textures to macro and still life photographs. Whilst there are a wealth of resources online, it’s always nice to create something yourself and get it ‘in shot’ so that you’re not having to add it in post-processing. With a little creativity you can create something quite nice for very little outlay. Here I’ll outline some of the cheapest and easiest and show you their results.Read More…
  • Long Exposure
    5 Ways to Experiment with Long Exposures for the First TimeStream
    When you’re starting out as a photographer, you see a lot of photos and just think, how did they do that?! Sometimes, these clever photographs involve long exposures, using light and movement in creative ways. Here are five ways to have some fun with long exposures.Read More…