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10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Landscape Photography

Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz and author of our Living Landscapes eBook – a guide to taking stunning Landscapes. As a landscape …

101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

Brazil: green is the colour on the road to Rio de Janeiro

I could relax. I'd found a restaurant without candles, without couples, and without piped bossa nova. Paraty is quite possibly the most romantic town in the world. Full of cute pastel-coloured colonial buildings, it's an ideal photogenic backdrop for honeymooners.<p>As a solo traveller I was …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

Weird ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

From time-tested traditions to quirky events, some odd ways to celebrate the romantic holiday around the world this year.<p>The Valentine’s Day routine of out-of-season roses and chalk-like candy hearts can get a bit dull. If you are travelling this February, there are plenty of places to take your …

How to take better pictures with a camera phone

Sometimes you don't want to carry around a camera that screams tourist. Or you're off to a local club and all you have to capture a shot of neon-lit buskers is your phone. Phones are perfect for snapping spontaneous moments without fuss. Here’s how to make the most of your light and megapixels and …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Visions of the Universe exhibition reveals full wonder of space images

A child has just stepped onto the Red Planet. While visitors to Visions of the Universe, an exhibition of astronomical photography that has just …

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …