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26 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 4,287 views
How to photograph bluebells

We’re well into spring and there are plenty of photographic opportunities and challenges to tackle. In this article, landscape photographer Sarah Howard shows us how to photograph bluebells.

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25 Oct 2013 | 3 Comments | 12,175 views
How to photograph fireworks

Capturing fireworks can be challenging but with a bit of planning, perseverance and guidance it can be done successfully. In this post, Katie Dix looks at how to combine the right technique with the right gear to get explosive results.

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16 May 2013 | 5 Comments | 5,355 views
10 Tips for getting closer to nature

Part of being a wildlife photographer is all about getting up close and personal with nature. Some species can be far harder than others to photograph but the tips below should help get you closer to wildlife than ever before…

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8 Oct 2012 | 7 Comments | 6,689 views
How To Shoot London Fashion Weekend

Thanks to the team at Canon, we were lucky enough to head long to London Fashion Weekend recently with a group of customers to try our hand at shooting two catwalk shows from the photographers pit! Here’s a few tips, tricks and lessons we learned from the experience…

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28 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 2,441 views
How to Shoot Waterfalls

The waterfall. A popular, versatile but slightly clichéd subject for landscape photographers. However you look at them though, they can look atmospheric, even ethereal, if captured using certain techniques. Here, I will show you how, including a few hints and tips that I have picked up over the years.

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23 Aug 2012 | 19 Comments | 29,873 views
10 Tips from the Pros: Improving Your Landscape Photography

We asked four landscape photographers from different parts of the UK to give their advice on some key areas of this rewarding topic, from composition to scouting locations, to help you take your photos to the next level.

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20 Jul 2012 | 19 Comments | 14,587 views
Tips & Ideas for Travel Photography

I’ve steadily become more and more drawn into the world of travel photography, trying to learn and practice at every opportunity and I’m now at the point where I’m not sure if I’m travelling to take photos or taking photos of my travels. This is what’s worked for me as I’ve worked to broaden my geographic & photographic horizons…

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5 Apr 2012 | 7 Comments | 28,722 views
Guide to Choosing Binoculars for Birdwatching

As with almost everything in life and especially in the world of optics, there is no such thing as the perfect birding binocular and one size will not fit all, it is all about compromises and deciding what features are most important to you and your particular needs.

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23 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | 6,896 views
Graphics Tablets 101

Pre my Wacom days I was anti-Graphics Tablet. Then I moved jobs and there on my new desk was a Wacom Intuos 3 Graphics Tablet. Horrified at the thought of using one, I decided to listen to the old adage: the only thing to fear was fear itself.

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25 Jan 2012 | 23 Comments | 19,174 views
Start a year-long Photography Project in 2012!

A photography project that many photographers choose to get involved in is a 365 project. If it’s not obvious already; you take a photo every day for a whole year (and since 2012 is a leap year, you’ll need to take an extra photo!)