Camera Skills

Know more about noise

You all know that one of the things you need to deal with when shooting photos, is noise, writes Jon Adams & Andrew James. The term noise is a strange one really since you can’t hear a photograph –  s...

How to capture macro shots of summer damselflies

Discover the tips and tricks that'll stand you in good stead when you're looking to get some cracking closeups of damselfies, writes Andrew James. All you need is a slow flowing river or stream – and ...

Shooting at twilight

Last week we set a deliberately challenging Foto Mission because we know you are all capable of pushing your photography further, writes Andrew James. Your Twilight challenge is to “…capture an image ...

Shooting Minimalist Landscapes

If you have a few hours to spare then surf the website for a definition of minimalism in landscape photography. Actually, I’ll save you the trouble. There is no absolute definition because everyone ha...

Cowboys of the Camargue

Each year a special festival takes place on the beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue, France. It's the perfect place to mix travel and action photography and send a postcard home to tell you fa...

Shooting with LED lighting

I know from talking to many of you that using flash is sometimes regarded as a complication you don’t want, writes Andrew James. Hopefully some of the flash advice we’ve been giving you in recent arti...

Photographing frolicking frogs

Despite the vagaries of seasonal wildlife, I thought that since the frogs have been doing their thing in my neck of the woods in the last week, I’ll look more in-depth about how to get some good shots...

Talking off-camera flash

Following on from last week's first article about off-camera flash, Foto-Buzz HQ discuss what you need and why the results you can get will improve your shots, whether they're portraits or wildlife im...

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