Tutorials and Tips

How to Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography Composition

How to Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography Composition

There are plenty of ways to enhance the sense of depth and three-dimensionality in a photograph, but not many can work as powerfully as a well placed leading line to draw the viewer’s eye into the scene. Leading lines are hugely effective compositional tools in all types of photography and can be used to great effect in the right hands. Read more here.

Cityscape Photography - 11 Tips to Take Your Cityscape Shooting Up a Level

Cityscape Photography - 11 Tips to Take Your Cityscape Shooting Up a Level

The majority of the developed world is classed as living in an urban environment, so most of us have relatively easy access to a nearby city. Cityscape photography may borrow a host of techniques from other genres of photography, but it’s outputs are definitely that of a standalone genre. Read on for our 11 top tips to take your cityscape photography up a level!

Richard Gaspari - Beginner Tips for Time Lapse Photography

Richard Gaspari - Beginner Tips for Time Lapse Photography

In our latest guest post Richard Gaspari takes us into the fascinating world of time-lapse photography, providing you with some excellent tips to help you get to grips with this sub-genre of photography. It can seem daunting at first, but follow these tips and you’ll be putting together some stunning time-lapse scenes in no time!

Tearing up the Rulebook - 12 Photography Rules and When to Break Them

Tearing up the Rulebook - 12 Photography Rules and When to Break Them

Always use the Rule of Thirds. Always use the Rule of Odds. Always shoot with your back to the sun. We’re bombarded with rules that try to dictate our photography from the moment we begin learning, but creativity should never be bound by concrete and inflexible rules. Here, we tear up the rulebook and enhance our photographic creativity!

Ultimate Guide to Autumn / Fall Photography

Ultimate Guide to Autumn / Fall Photography

Autumn may feel a long way off in the height of summer, but it can creep up on the unprepared photographer quickly and be over in the blink of an eye. It’s not just for nature photographers either - Portrait, wedding, and street photographers can all take advantage of the season. Make the most of the beautiful autumn colour with our Ultimate Guide to Autumn and Fall Photography.

The Photographer's Glossary - A Guide to Common Photography Terms

The Photographer's Glossary - A Guide to Common Photography Terms

To newcomers, the photography community can seem like they’re speaking an entirely different language with all the different terms they use. So what better way to get you up to speed than a comprehensive glossary of many of the common photography terms used? Read more here.

Photography in the Rain - Making the Most of a Rainy Day

Photography in the Rain - Making the Most of a Rainy Day

What do you do when it’s raining? Batten down the hatches and wait for it to pass? Most people do that, but they’re missing a wealth of photography opportunities out there in the rain, and that applies across the board to all photography genres. Read on for all our tips and ideas for making the most of that rainy day.

5 Free Lightroom Presets

5 Free Lightroom Presets

There are many ways to streamline your post processing workflow, but one of the best is by using Adobe Lightroom presets to give you an instant starting point for your image. We’re giving away five completely free Lightroom presets here, as well as guiding you on how to install and use them! Read more here…

How to Install Adobe Lightroom Presets

How to Install Adobe Lightroom Presets

The array of presets on offer for Adobe Lightroom indicates just how widely used and loved the program is, but many photographers are put off using presets because they expect a lengthy and frustrating installation process. Fortunately, installing Lightroom presets is an absolute breeze! Read more here…

Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 3 - Planning and Preparation

Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 3 - Planning and Preparation

Part 3 of our Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography goes into detail on how to plan your perfect landscape photography expedition. We take advantage of a number of traditional and modern techniques to ensure that your photography outing goes as smoothly as possible! Read more here…

What is the Best Lens for Astrophotography? Find Out Here!

What is the Best Lens for Astrophotography? Find Out Here!

Astrophotography is more reliant on having the correct gear than most other genres of photography, and possibly the most important piece of equipment is your lens. A lens with excellent quality and a wide maximum aperture can help take your astrophotography to the next level, so here are some top recommendations for astrophotography lenses. Read more here.

Astrophotography - A Beginner's Guide to Improving your Night Photography

Astrophotography - A Beginner's Guide to Improving your Night Photography

The night sky has had the human race overawed for millennia, and for us photographers it’s almost irresistible to try and capture this endless sea of stars. Astrophotography comes with it’s own unique challenges and obstacles though; challenges that our beginner’s guide to astrophotography aims to overcome.

Ultimate Guide to Waterfall Photography

Ultimate Guide to Waterfall Photography

Standing in front of a powerful waterfall summons a feeling like none other, and naturally many photographers are compelled to try and capture this emotion in an image. Waterfall photography requires more thought than just pointing and shooting though, so read on for our Ultimate Guide to Waterfall Photography…

The Orton Effect - What is it, When to Use it and How to Create it in Photoshop

The Orton Effect - What is it, When to Use it and How to Create it in Photoshop

The Orton Effect may be an overused tool in the landscape photography world, but there are times when it suits an image very well when tastefully done. Learn how to do just that by adding the Orton Effect to your images in this quick and easy Photoshop guide.

5 Places to Start your Street Photography Journey

5 Places to Start your Street Photography Journey

Today’s guest post comes to you from Sebastian Jacobitz - A talented street photographer from Berlin who takes us through the best places to start looking in street photography. Sebastian runs his own blog dedicated to street photography. Read more here…

Ultimate Guide to Forest Photography - Tips and Tricks

Ultimate Guide to Forest Photography - Tips and Tricks

Forest photography is one of the most difficult photography genres to crack. The overwhelming chaos of the environment presents unique challenges, but ones that are well worth overcoming. Once you get forest photography right, it will keep you coming back for more. Read more here…

Top 10 Photography Links of the Week - May 4th

Top 10 Photography Links of the Week - May 4th

Click and Learn Photography aims to bring you a wide range of tutorials, news, and reviews on a regular basis, but we keep our ears close to the ground to make sure you don’t miss out on anything. This week we look at a new set of affordable and quality landscape photography books, a $50,000 camera for a drone, and if the wedding photography industry is a sinking ship.

Cityscape Photography Tips and Tricks in Seoul

Cityscape Photography Tips and Tricks in Seoul

Cityscape photography can look absolutely incredible when done correctly, but if you’re not careful you can easily end up with a mess of bright lights and deep shadows assaulting the eyes. Ethan Brooke from SeoulInspired is here to help you out though, giving you some top tips on cityscape photography along with some of the best places to shoot in Seoul!

Ultimate Guide to Spring Photography - Tips and Tricks

Ultimate Guide to Spring Photography - Tips and Tricks

The days are longer and the temperature warmer. It can mean just one thing - Spring is well on the way! After months of enduring the dark and cold of the winter it's a welcome arrival, and us photographers have plenty to look forward to. From bluebells to baby birds to springtime street photography - There's something for everybody in spring!

DSLR or Mirrorless - Which Camera System is Right for You?

DSLR or Mirrorless - Which Camera System is Right for You?

There are two realistic choices for those wanting to upgrade to a serious bit of photography kit: Mirrorless or DSLR? Both come with specific advantages and disadvantages, and while DSLRs are still the market leader the mirrorless movement is growing quickly and there are a number of compelling reasons to consider a mirrorless camera. Read more about it here...