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Member Spotlight – Kim

‘If you enjoy what you do, you don’t work a day in your life’…
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Member Spotlight – Sahil

‘…if I look at my old photos from 2019/20… I can’t believe those were mine.’…
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Add Glow to Your Bottle Product Photos

Discover the secrets behind creating a stunning perfume bottle photo. Learn how to determine the perfect cutout shape and achieve…
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One Light Product Photography

Learn how to achieve professional lipstick photography using just one light. Discover techniques to handle shiny surfaces, control backgrounds, and…
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Lens diffraction

Defeating Diffraction: Steps to Preserve Image Quality in Your Photography!…
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Working to a Brief 17: Handbag

Get stuck in to our latest Working to a Brief challenge!…
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‘Splash’ Competition

We would love to thank you all for taking Part in our ‘Splash’ theme photography competition, we received some really…
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Natural Light Photography: How to Take Great Photos, Naturally

Explore the essential tips and techniques for mastering natural light photography.…
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Landscape Photography: How to Capture the Beauty of Nature

From equipment and composition to lighting and storytelling, these landscape photography tips will help you up your game.…
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Ring Flash Photography

It was popular in the ’80s and ’90s for fashion and macro photography, as well as in forensic photography. The…
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Snoot Lighting for Photography

Shine a spotlight on the Snoot lighting modifier. A modest yet mighty tool in the world of studio photography. Be…
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Fine Art Photography: What It Is and How to Master It

Learn to express your creativity and emotions through images that are both visually appealing and thought-provoking.…
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Honeycomb Grids – Like a Secret Weapon for Pro Photographers

Free Studio Lighting Tutorial exploring honeycomb grids – a versatile yet often misunderstood photography lighting accessory.…
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Replicate ‘Satellite Staro’ Lighting in Your Photography

Uncover the secrets of professional studio photography with our guide on replicating the captivating lighting effects of the Satellite Staro…
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Working to a Brief 15: Members’ Gallery

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image for our Toothbrush brief!…
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Working to a Brief 16: Tomatoes

We’re tasking you with producing a fresh healthy and enticing image of tomato produce…
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‘Vintage’ Competition Winners

Congratulations to our winners of our ‘Vintage’ theme photography competition and a big thank you to all of those who…
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Hasselblad X2D NEW Face Detection AF Tested!

I’m Karl Taylor, founder of Visual Education, and thrilled to be asked to be the first person to test and…
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The Year in Review: 2023 at Visual Education

Let’s take a look back at another action-packed year at Visual Education – and look forward to ’24!…
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Histograms: How to Use Them to Improve Your Photography

A histogram is an essential tool for any photographer who wants to create well-exposed and balanced images. But what are…
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Colour Theory: Using the Power of Colour to Improve Your Photography

Understanding colour theory can help you create compelling and eye-catching compositions that stand out and grab the viewer’s attention.…
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Deep Focus 110 Umbrella | Studio Lighting Essentials

Let’s take a closer look at the deep umbrella, how it works, how it stacks up against other popular modifiers,…
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Candid Photography: Tips for Capturing Authentic Moments

Candid photography is all about capturing authentic moments without posing or staging.…
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Patterns Photography: Harness the Power of Patterns

Patterns are all around us, from the windows on a skyscraper to the trees in a forest. In photography, we…
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Portrait Photography: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Stunning Portraits

Explore the key aspects of portrait photography, including valuable insights and practical tips.…
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Textures Photography: Adding Depth and Dimension

Explore texture in photography and get some tips for using it to enhance your images.…