Tips and Techniques

Young man bird watching with binoculars
Buying optics for the first time can be bewildering, but our expert David Chandler will help you focus on finding what’s right for you.
Small pearl-bordered fritillary by Ross Hoddinott
Pro photographer Ross Hoddinott explains how he got his best butterfly shot – and shares his top photography tips.
Bluebells in woodland.
Wildlife photographer Ross Hoddinott shares his expert tips for photographing beautiful bluebells. 
Scenic deer by Nettie Edwards
3 ways to photograph wildlife with an iPhone by Nettie Edwards. 
Red kites
Wildlife and landscape photographer Paul Miguel reveals how he took this fantastic photo of red kites. 
‘On the edge’ (northern gannets) by Barrie Williams
Barrie Williams was awarded Overall Winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) 2015. Find out how he took this winning shot of northern gannets. 
3 ways to photograph wildlife in an autumn woodland, with photographer Paul Hobson. 
European brown bear, Finland
16-year-old wildlife photographer Kyle Moore reveals how he captured this amazing shot. 
'Bright Eyes' (hare) by David Fieldhouse (Classic View Winner)
Bright Eyes by David Fieldhouse won the Classic View category of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014. Here David reveals how he captured this mesmerising image.
Murmuration in the Storm by Andrew Forsyth, United Kingdom
Wildlife Photographer of Year 2014 finalist Andrew Forsyth explains how he captured this winning shot.
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