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Photographing Lightning Without a Tripod or Wireless Remote

We've always wanted to take those amazing lightning shots on our travels. Now we can after Luke Plastow's given his hints & tips on how to shoot lightning in a storm.

Incredible Faces of People Around the World

Travel writer and photographer Tina Thorburn has done it once again with a stunning photo essay capturing the faces of people around the world. This is one you've got to see!

The Art of Travel Photography

Travel and photography go together like France and culture or Britain and sporting failure. But how can you get the best out of your backpacking snaps?

Photography for Beginners: A Guide by Luke Plastow

Let’s dispel a myth right away - you don’t need to be a professional to take travel photos. You just need to know the basics of your camera and follow a few rules. I have broken this short guide in five sections to give you some fast tips on travel photography. Happy snapping!

Photo Editing for Beginners: A Guide by Cormac Scanlan

Photo editing and processing is almost as old as photography itself. Since the birth of the photo, photographers have always strived to improve their photos by developing them at home, tinting, toning, and cropping their pictures to make a good photo great. Using a fairly standard PC and a some digital image editing software you're pretty much ready to roll.

Travel Photography: A Guide by Lucy Cartwright

Want to come back from your gap year with some awe-inspiring photos? Just want to avoid blurry snaps of randoms with red-eye? We talk you through what kit to take, pre-trip preparation, lighting, framing and how to get the best from the situations you're most likely to encounter. The updated version of this guide now also contains some great advice on how to digitally edit your photos upon your return.