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Down on the farm: 18 agricultural photography delights

Farm photography can serve up all manner of genres: landscape, animal, architecture, documentary and more. And, adding to the diverse nature of this subject is the ability to capture the life of a farm throughout all four seasons.
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Tips Feature

10 Tips for Improving Your Flower Photography

with Brian Haslam

Flower photographer Brian Haslam demonstrates how to creatively combine macro, portraiture and still life techniques to create stunning flower photos
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Behind the Lens

'Battle' by Ian Reid

Amassing a total of 28 Photocrowd awards and counting, including seven 1st places, Ian Reid's 'Battle' which captures two gannets fighting over a mackerel, is one of the most popular Wildlife shots on Photocrowd.
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Divine architecture: 15 images of churches from around the world

There is an amazing selection of church images in the Photocrowd archives, showcasing a magnificent range of external and internal architectural photography. This Easter, we've picked out 15 images of stunning churches from around the world...
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Photographer Anthony Luvera on how self-portraiture can be a considered mode of art-making

Anthony Luvera on challenging societal preconceptions through self-portraiture and how the genre can still be relevant in the age of the 'selfie'.

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13 delightful photos to put a spring in your step

Spring is now upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, and let's face it, the world needs a pick-me-up. Here are 13 springtime images we hope will encourage the warmer weather and happier times...
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Tips on how to shoot spectacular Northern Lights photos, from Dave Stevenson

Nature photographer and Photocrowd judge, Dave Stevenson, shares his experience and tips on how to capture Aurora Borealis.

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Technique Feature

How to get the most from the Venice Carnival

A riot of colour and costume, 2020’s Venice Carnival takes place between 8 and 25 February, but you’ll have competition from a *lot* of other photographers. Three Carnival-experienced Photocrowd members offer their tips for making the most of the melee
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Beat the bad-weather blues

Let’s face it, this time of year isn’t renowned for its photogenic conditions. However, these 15 stunning shots by Photocrowd members demonstrate that even the greyest day has creative potential. All it takes is a little imagination and a lot of faith
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16 Mountain Photography Masterpieces

Ever since humankind could stand, there has been a desire to conquer mountains. Their sheer majesty, not to mention their individual characters and microclimates, provide endless fodder for the adventurous photographer. Here are 16 superb mountainscapes to get your creative juices flowing.
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Post Processing Tips – 8 ways to go extreme

Everyone loves a pretty picture, right? Perfectly Instagrammed selfies, flawless skin, beautiful shots that defy belief. But sometimes, you want something with a bit more character.
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Autumn Changes – 15 Spectacular Images Of The Fall

The magical season of Autumn serves up some of the richest and most comforting scenes in the entire natural world. As trees shed their leaves and the luscious greens of summer morph into warm reds and browns, we're taking a look through the archives to find a selection of spectacular Fall images.
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Tips Feature

22 Tips for Photographing Birds in Flight

with Roger Hunt

If you’re a keen bird photographer, then read Roger Hunt’s ultimate step-by-step guide to capturing flying birds
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Behind the Lens

Holiday Destination – 3 Images of the Lake District

with Howard, Sumner Kim Ayres and Julie Yates

The Lake District is a hotspot for UK landscape photographers. We look at the story behind three great images
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The Best Lenses for Landscape Photography

with Trevor Cole, Lee Acaster and Q-lieb-in

If you’re new to landscape photography, it can be difficult to know which lenses will be up to the job. To make life a little easier, three top Photocrowd photographers talk about their favourite landscape lenses
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To Have and to Hold – 3 Examples of Creative Wedding Photography

Three wedding photographers discuss the story and technique behind their best wedding images
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Digital Velocity – 14 Images of Motion Blur

Motion blur can bring a dynamic quality to any photograph. We take a look at some of the best examples from Photocrowd
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Technique Feature

Shooting City Skylines at Night

For a really incredible take on the genre of architecture photography, find yourself a good vantage point in a city and capture the sweeping skyline at night. We look at some important tips to help you.
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Expert Reviews

16 Examples of Stunning Colour Photography Portraits

If you’re looking for portrait ideas, then look no further than these expert-judged examples of colour portraits on Photocrowd
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Masters of Photography

How to Shoot Like Mary Ellen Mark

As a photographer who worked with people on the fringes of society, Mary Ellen Mark can show you how to create intuitive and emotional images with real impact.
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Technique Feature

How to Photograph Stags and Deer

Now is the time to get outdoors and capture the majestic displays of the deer mating season. We take a look at some quick tips to help you out.
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Behind the Lens

Up in the Air – 3 Incredible Images of Sports in Action

with Jonathan Bougie-Lauzon, Deon Coetzee and Alexander

Sports and athletics can provide scenes of real visual impact. We ask three photographers how they captured the action.
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Tips Feature

Small World – 8 Tips for Creative Miniature Photography

with Simon Stuart

Funny, creative, inspirational – the genre of Miniature Photography is all of these things. Simon Stuart shows you how to try it for yourself
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Beneath a Steel Sky – 16 Incredible Storm Images

As the seasons turn, expect dramatic skies and temperamental weather. We look at some of the best images of storms from our Photocrowd photographers
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