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Interviews, news and tips from Photocrowd and the community

12 essential tips and tricks for photographing children

Photographing children can be a joyful and rewarding process, but it’s also uniquely challenging – so we asked three of the top child photographers on Photocrowd to share their advice.
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Expert Reviews

Portraits to make you smile: Five expert judges review five fun-loving portraiture submissions

We went looking through the contest archive for some happy portraiture photography, and found five triumphant examples that particularly caught the eyes of five of our contest judges. Here are their expert opinions on what makes a smile-worthy portrait....
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Tips Feature

9 steps to shooting abstract landscape photography

with Lee Acaster

Award-winning landscape photographer and Photocrowd stalwart Lee Acaster offers a guide to creating beautiful, abstract images of woodland foliage.
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9 expert tips for great bird photography by Susan Dimock

Susan Dimock's love affair with bird photography began when she discovered some Sandhill cranes performing their courtship dance outside her mother's patio doors. Grabbing the digital camera she'd recently been given by her husband, she got shooting. Here, she shares nine valuable tips for fellow...

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Mood board

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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Mood Board

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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Mood Board

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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Mood Board

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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Kit Bag

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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Behind the Lens

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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Mood Board

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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