Capturing the Beauty of Spring’s Bluebells

By Chris Upton Spring is sprung in the UK and nothing signifies that more obviously than a rich carpet of bluebells under a vibrant canopy of lime green beech leaves. Walk into a forest early in the morning and the wonderful fragrant smell...

Experiencing Rajasthan with the X100S

By Simon Bray I wanted to explore somewhere different, somewhere that would stretch me, show me part of the world that I’d never experienced before, and may not have the freedom or lack of responsibilities to explore in the same way again; so we chose India,...

A night with the stars

  There’s something very special about taking photographs at night. Aside from the challenges of working in low light, successful images reveal things that our eyes don’t ordinarily see; the result of working with lengthy exposures that can run into seconds and often minutes. For me,...

Road tripping the USA

by Damien Lovegrove As I finish my preparations for another epic road trip adventure it gives me a great excuse to share with you my passion for what has to be one of the finest locations for photography on the planet; The Wild West of the...

Black & white conversions – Lightroom tutorial video

Roger Payne explains how to take a colour image and use Lightroom to convert it into a contrasty black & white shot Add life to your landscapes – The Graduated Filter Tool A beginners guide to Lightroom – Importing your photos A beginners guide to Lightroom – Post-production Get...

On the run with the FUJIFILM X-Pro2

By James Carnegie “Never go into a shoot with kit you don’t know inside out: it’s a recipe for disaster”. My ancient photography tutor’s voice from way back rang clear as our flight circled Belfast, descending through the mist to land. The only two people onboard...

Capturing Winter – a photographer’s guide

By Chris Upton With low raking light, crisp clear air, lingering morning mists, beautiful frosts and (hopefully!) a covering of pristine white snow it’s no wonder that winter is a photographers delight. The icing on the cake is that at this time of...