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Interviews, news and tips from Photocrowd and the community

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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Mood Board

15 of the Best Spider Photographs

Of all the small creatures in the world, none are so misunderstood as spiders. Here we look at how arachnids can lead to beautiful insect photography
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Masters of Photography

Shoot Like Michael Kenna

The Lancashire-born master of minimalism has spent years honing his approach to landscapes. We take a look at how he captures his unique vision of the world
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Tips Feature

Tips for London Underground Photography

with Simon Hadleigh-Sparks

London is about so much more than famous landmarks. Simon Hadleigh-Sparks shows that beneath your feet there exists a rich world of photographic opportunities.
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Tips Feature

Sports Photography 101 – How to Shoot a Boxing Match

We lay out some of the basic techniques behind boxing photography and look at some of the best images from Photocrowd
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Behind the Lens

Out of Africa – 3 Photographers on their Best Safari Photography

Three photographers relate the stories behind their stunning safari pictures
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Tips Feature

The Colour Street Photography Guide

While it’s traditionally shot in black & white, street photography can be brought to life by vivid and vibrant colour
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