Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for dramatically lit photos

Backlighting is one of the most attractive forms of lighting for photography but it can present a big challenge, not least when it comes to exposure. In this tutorial Mark Hamblin explains how to mas...

6 ways to keep shooting in harsh light

We often say that it’s best to avoid shooting in harsh midday sunlight, but sometimes it’s unavoidable and your lunch-break may be the only time you have in your busy schedule to take a few shots. In...

Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups...

Drops of water make beautiful macro subjects – they’re attractive, they refract light into interesting patterns and they’re available at the turn of a tap! And water drop photography is also quite ea...

6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Our friends and guest bloggers at Photoventure share some focusing facts that may surprise you. If you’ve ever cursed your DSLR’s focusing ...