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Interviews, news and tips from Photocrowd and the community

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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Mood Board

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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Kit Guide

Pack Your Bag – choosing the best landscape photography equipment

with Stu Meech

Photographer Stu Meech guides you through his favourite camera, lenses and accessories to include in his got-to landscape photography kit
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Masters of Photography

How to Shoot Like William Eggleston

As perhaps the true pioneer of colour photography as an art form, William Eggleston is a massively influential figure. We look at how he did it.
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Technique Feature

Top Travel Photography Tips

with Tom Franklin de Waart

Going on your first travel photography trip can be an intimidating prospect. Photographer Tom Franklin de Waart offers some words of advice.
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Technique Feature

How to Shoot Star Trails

Star trails are a beautiful way of achieving epic images at night. We take a look at the most basic things you’ll need to think about when venturing out into the landscape.
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Kit Bag

The Best Lenses for Street Photography

with Linda Wride, Ed Fil and Patosan

Choosing the best lens for street photography is no easy task. Thankfully, three top photographers are here to offer some advice
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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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