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portrait-lightingGreat light isn’t about quantity - ­ it’s about quality! But where do you find it and how do you use it?

As humans we rarely notice the quality of the light around us, we just notice if it’s really bright or really dark and that’ll do nicely thank you! These portrait photography tips will help you find and use the right light.

Sony-AwawdsFrom seasoned professionals to amateurs fresh from taking a photography course, the creative world is gearing up for the annual Sony World Photography Awards and World Photography Festival taking place in Cannes in April.

dull weather photography tipsWe all want sunny evenings to go photographing - but in these photography tips I’m going to help you find great images even on the dullest of days.

photo-printing-convertingFor less than the cost of printing at home or through an online mass market printer you can have professional photographic prints with clear, bright, vibrant colours that match what you see on your monitor.

printer calibration photography tipsMake sure your home printed images come out just how you want them to with these printer calibration photography tips.

snow-treePhotographing snow! With winter well and truly here and many of us enjoying (or possibly not) beautiful snowy towns and landscapes I thought I’d better write a few snow photography tips for you.

Street photography tips - ChristmasChristmas is a great time for photography ­- wonderful street scenes full of Yuletide joy.

Even if there’s no snow, the cold and frost can add a winter theme to your pictures.

Macro photography tipsTaking ultra-close photos can be extremely challenging but it’s well worth the effort ­- these macro photography tips should help.

Macro photography is usually associated with specialist macro lenses. If you have one then great, but if you don’t there’s no need to feel left out.

Photography VideosLandscape photography tips - waterfallLandscape photography tips start with planning. If you’re serious about shooting landscapes you have to plan ahead.

Think about where there are some interesting features to photograph­ then go and do a recce. Work out where you need to be to get the best composition -­ and it’s rarely by the side of the road.

Portrait photography tipsCapturing human facial expression is a real art but one you can learn surprisingly easily with these handy portrait photography tips.

A successful portrait instantly connects with the viewer, and the trick to that is good communication.

You’re trying to depict the essence of your subject’s personality -­ all their quirks, their foibles -­ in a single click.