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.
Close Up photography, also known as macro, is something we’ve all dabbled in at some point throughout our photographic journey and it is a topic that requires a steady hand, patience and skill. Macro offers us a new world of perspective…
From a creative portrait of your beloved pet, to a tiny bug-eyed insect in your own backyard, and everything in between; the theme for March’s competition was “All creatures Great & Small”…
The aim of the Gear of the Year Awards is to recognise and honour the best photography products, retailers and distributors in the UK. The awards given to the retailers and distributors are voted for by you, our devoted customers, as well as the readers of Digital Photo and Practical Photography magazines.
In last month’s Gallery Competition we set you the energetic theme of ‘Capturing Movement’. There are a number of different techniques and camera settings used to best represent movement, such as panning with the camera or changing the shutter speed.
Transportation is an essential part of our day to day lives and routines and its ease or difficulty can impact us profoundly in our temperament, where we choose to live and ultimately it shapes how we go about our daily routine, work, interests, social lives and excursions.
A path one would not usually take, a new direction in life, or a road that is no longer distinguished as a useable road, there are many meanings to last month’s theme, ‘A road less travelled’.
I thought it’d be fun to ask some of the other photography fanatics around the office to share what their essential accessories for holiday photography are. Here’s what we love…
In this free 90 minute webinar session we see how to maximise efficiency and make use of Photoshop a joy via Nik’s range of software plug-ins as Richard West shows us the benefits and demonstrates the ease of use of these plug-ins in Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture.
Last month’s theme ‘Champion’ was certainly a challenging topic and not one you would naturally come by in day to day life, unless you went looking for it. However, even with a niche theme such as this we still received over 200 entries and we were very pleased with all your efforts.