photo tips

In the second of Michael Snedic's three-part series on wildlife photography, he explains the finer points of composition, exposure and back-button focus.

In the first of a new three-part series, professional wildlife photographer and tour leader Michael Snedic, shares his best tips for shooting stunning wildlife images.

An abandoned train carriage, a dark night and a dazzling Milky Way present a unique night photo opportunity for Drew Hopper. He explains how he got this shot.

Is it time to trade your kit zoom lens in on something faster? As Peter Burian explains, the extra cost might take some getting used to, but there are benefits to be had in terms of image quality and low-light performance.

With Christmas just around the corner here are six clever tips to help you turn your photos into fantastic Christmas gifts.

Long-exposure images require patience and practise but the rewards, for those prepared to try it, are huge. Mick Fletoridis explains how he got hooked on this challenging genre and shares some handy tips for anyone ready to give it a go.

Two hours south of Sydney on the NSW South coast are two of the most striking seascape locations in the country. Alfonso Calero shares six handy tips for anyone hoping to capture remarkable images of Bombo Quarry and Cathedral Rocks.

In Part 2 we feature another of Australia's highly respected landscape photographers.

Capturing buildings and structures in dynamic ways presents some unique challenges for photographers. Rob Ditessa talks to three architectural specialists to find out how they get their images.

What's the secret to capturing engaging portraits? Tom Greenwood from Sydney Portraits shares 10 simple tips from lighting and lenses to apertures, angles, and attitude.

Whether you're shooting a stadium rock show or intimate theatre productions, live performance photography requires planning, skill and instinctive timing. Rob Ditessa talked to three experts who share their best tips and tricks for capturing dynamic and memorable images.

Being able to identify your best images is one of the most important skills in photography. Wildlife and landscape photographer Darran Leal explains how he chooses his 'hero shots' – the images that lead his photo essays.

It's well documented that Sydney is a popular destination for photographers from all around the world.

It's the great photographer's dance! Capturing the perfect photo is all about homing in on the best perspective, writes Anthony McKee. He explains the finer points and shows you how to gauge the strength of a scene from different angles.