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Interviews, news and tips from Photocrowd and the community

Behind the Lens

Building Blocks – 4 of the Best Images of Architecture in Colour

with Christine Matthews, Marius Liutkevicius, Elizabeth Slezak and Yiming

In a world saturated in colour, it stands to reason that any urban environment will be bursting with vibrant tones. Four photographers tell us the story behind their colour architecture images
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Technique Feature

15 Simple Ideas for Forest and Woodland Photography

Forests and woodland are a unique and aesthetic subject for any landscape photographer. We present some words of advice if you’re thinking of venturing out
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Mood Board

In Cold Blood – The Best Reptile Images

Their ancestors may have a historically fearsome reputation but today’s reptiles are smaller, less likely to eat you and lend themselves to striking wildlife portraits. We take a look at the best reptile photography on Photocrowd.
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Masters of Photography

How to Shoot Like Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier is perhaps one of the greatest posthumous photographers we've ever seen. We take a look at what makes her images so significant
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Kit Guide

Pack Your Bag - the best camera, lenses and lighting kit for portrait photography

with John Sherringham

If you're looking for the best portrait photography kit, John Sherringham is here to guide you through his essential purchases.
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Instagram

Best of Instagram – July

We take a look at some of the best images uploaded to our Instagram Photocrowd feed
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Mood Board

Spread Your Wings – The Best Bird Photography

No matter where you see them, birds are a perfect subject for wildlife enthusiasts. We take a look at the best bird photography from Photocrowd
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Technique Feature

Shooting Black & White Landscapes

We see so many scenes in colour, but perhaps you should consider the expressive qualities of monochrome landscapes. We take a look at some key tips.
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Kit Bag

The Best Lenses for Portrait Photography

with Sean Hepburn, Sissela and Ricardo Williams

There are no right or wrong answers when it comes to portrait lenses, but it doesn’t hurt to get some guidance. We talk to three Photocrowd photographers who specialise in portraiture
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Technique Feature

The Joys of British Wildlife

with Nick Hurst

There’s no need to visit exotic lands to capture beautiful wildlife. British wildlife found right on your own doorstep has so much to offer. Wildlife photographer Nick Hurst delivers some words of advice
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Technique Feature

Quick Tips for Gig Photography

Stefan Nielsen

Live music events are vibrant and exciting subjects. Music photographer Stefan Nielsen offers some bite-sized tips to set you on your way to photographing your first concert
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Technique Feature

A Quick Guide to Coastal Pictures

with Phil Green

Changing light and weather means no two coastal images are ever the same. Beach and coast photographer Phil Green shows how to best capture these diverse landscapes
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Masters of Photography

How to Shoot Like Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams is perhaps the greatest landscape photographer who ever lived. We take a look at some of the techniques that helped establish him as a master of photography
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Mood Board

18 of the Most Incredible Photojournalism Images

As reportage and news imagery moves into the hands of everyday people, we take a look at some of the best examples of photojournalism from Photocrowd photographers.
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Technique Feature

9 Tips for Capturing the Sky at Night

with Chuck Claude

If you’ve ever wondered how to shoot landscapes at night, then Chuck Claude is on hand to give you some basic advice
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Mood Board

18 Excellent Examples of Double Exposure Images

In-camera and post-processed multiple exposures can lead to evocative and poetic images. We look at some of the best from Photocrowd
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Tips Feature

The Beautiful Game – A Brief Guide to Photographing Football Matches

If you’re a photographer who lives and dies by football, you’ve likely tried to shoot a game or two. We present some simple pieces of advice to guarantee you walk away with some winning shots
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Masters of Photography

How to Shoot Like Alex Webb

American-born Magnum photographer Alex Webb is a master photographer whose layered and beautifully-lit images have been a huge influence on a generation of street photographers
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Tips Feature

Summertime Silhouette Photography

It's time to take advantage of the sunny weather and build images around this season's strong light. We present a guide to creating effective silhouette images
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Mood Board

17 of the Best Examples of Horse Photography

Horses are one of the most magnificent subjects that a photographer could ask for. We look at some of the best examples of equine photography on Photocrowd
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Tips Feature

A Quick Guide to Steam Train Photography

with Richard McVeigh

Steam locomotive pictures can lead to evocative and atmospheric scenes. Richard McVeigh talks you through some basic techniques to ensure you capture successful steam engine pictures
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Tips Feature

Sand in Your Toes – A Guide to Desert Photography

With so many deserts throughout the world, it’s worth exploring these hot and remote locations to achieve stunning and evocative landscape photography
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Rough Guide

A Rough Guide to Scotland’s Finest Photography Locations

with Gavin Duncan

With its sweeping vistas, scenes of stunning natural beauty, and changeable light and weather, Scotland is a must-visit for any landscape photographer. Gavin Duncan takes you on a guided tour
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Behind the Lens

Beyond the Sea – 3 images of UK Coastal Photography

Three British landscape photographers discuss the story and techniques behind their best costal photography
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