photo tips

Putting aside the technical stuff, the gear and the locations, the secret to great images comes from asking a few key questions before you press the shutter. Doug Gimesy explains.

The best camera isn’t the one you have on you, it’s the one you’ve mastered. Jake Traynor tells you how to make the most of the one in your pocket.

Alfonso Calero shares his five favourite photo locations in Osaka, Japan's second biggest city.

Photographing birds can be an absolute joy but for many photographers it can be a real challenge, especially beginners. Michael Snedic shares six tips that will help you on your way to achieving great bird images.

Understanding how to read and interpret the different types of light is an important skill for any photographer. Here’s what you should look for.

With it's beautiful sandy beaches, surprisingly diverse wildlife, unique rainforests and striking lakes, Fraser island (K’gari) is a location that's perfect for a photography getaway.

Alfonso Calero is back from spending a week exploring the sweltering summer heat of South Australia.

Here are a few things to consider before you head out on your next photo trip.

In this great video, portrait photographer Manny Ortiz shows just how useful the humble speedlight can be when it comes to shooting outdoor portraits in bright midday light.

Composition is the cornerstone of creating a great image, and in this useful video, Nigel Danson shares seven tips to help you improve your use of composition in landscape photography.

When nature puts on a show and lightning forks across the sky, it’s almost remiss not to capture it. Lightning moments are fleeting however, and as a photographer you need to be prepared.

The team at Ted’s Cameras share their top underwater photography tips.

Travel photographer Andrew Peacock shares the story behind his striking and vibrant images from Bhutan.

Images need a pick me up? The Image Doctor will see you now. Get feedback on your work in our regular image doctor column.

In a world where innumerable images jostle for our attention, there’s still something to be said for the old-school way of promoting and exhibiting on the gallery wall. Here’s how to get your exhibition off the ground.