Tips and Techniques

Photo masterclass part 8: animals in their environment article spread
Pulling back from your subject and revealing the world in which it lives enables you to imbue the image with tension and drama. But to make this work, here are a few simple but important lessons.  
Photo masterclass part 7: Birds in flight article spread
Now it's time for an even greater challenge - capturing moving targets. If you follow our experts’ advice on fieldcraft, good technique and equipment, you may surprise yourself.
Photo masterclass part 6: Invertebrate portraits
Many wildlife photographers simply ignore 99.9 per cent of potential subjects – invertebrates. In this masterclass, we show that small can be beautiful.
Photo masterclass part 5: Underwater photography article spread
The sea is one of the most challenging places to get great photos, but don’t be put off – with our experts’ advice your efforts will be more than rewarded.  
Photo masterclass part 4: From dusk to dawn
A sunrise or sunset can transform an ordinary setting or subject into something really magical, but how do you take advantage of this beautiful light? 
Photo masterclass part 3: Plants
You might think that plants make easy photographic subjects, but there are many things you need to consider to bring out the best in your floral pictures. 
Photo masterclass part 2: Mammals
Mammal portraits are one of the trickier subjects for the wildlife photographer. But by knowing your subject intimately, using your imagination and employing our expert tips, you can improve your pictures dramatically.
How to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year article spread
Essential advice - and insider tips on how to win - for anyone considering entering the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.  
In our second masterclass, we’re tackling mammal portraits – one of the trickier subjects for the amateur (and expert) wildlife photographer. But by knowing your subject intimately, using your imagination and employing our expert tips, you can improve your pictures dramatically.
Photo masterclass part 1: Landscapes
Welcome to our exclusive series to help you improve your wildlife and nature photography. First up, how to take better landscape photographs.
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