1 Stay safe
We’re often running around at a rate of knots on photoshoots, but always remember to stay as safe as possible. Here I was on a stepladder being held by an assistant; my camera was firmly tied around my neck in case I dropped it. Reassure everyone around you of what you’re doing – and if it feels wrong, don’t do it.
2 Angles on faces
By shooting downwards you could effectively be creating an unflattering angle on your model. Here I asked my models to bring their heads up a little from the floor to compensate.
3 Use your rear display
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Nikkor Z MC 50mm f/2.8
This compact macro lens also makes a great standard prime
Do you believe a camera phone can fly? As Jon Devo discovers, it could soon be reality…
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 Pro
This lens could replace both an ultra‑wide and a standard zoom
Behind the lens
Mark Power will be speaking on the Super Stage at The Photography Show & The Video Show in September. He will offer an insight into two projects separated by 16 years: The Shipping Forecast and Good Morning, America (Volume Three).
Shot of the month
Andy Rouse takes flight to Finland to capture golden eagles for his personal photo journey
Panasonic Lumix GH5 II
An upgrade to a film-making favourite
Olympus PEN E-P7
The first camera to come from Olympus’ new owner
Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S
A stunner of a macro lens
Nikon Z fc rolls back years
New 20.9MP APS-C camera harks back to the glory days of film photography, but also has the chops to be popular with image-conscious vloggers – and it’ll be £899
New gear, buying tips and the world’s toughest test
Simple STEP STOOL
A fresh approach to a Shaker tradition
As tough as they come
Create a convertible bedroom with cool cabinetry, the right hardware kit, and clear instructions.
FUN with FRIDGE MAGNETS
Have a micro-blast turning precious scrap into useful hangers-on
Dramatic curves from your table saw
Arts & Crafts WALL CLOCK
My mission to create a Craftsman clock on the table saw
IRELAND INVESTIGATES TIKTOK OVER CHILD, CHINA DATA CONCERNS
TikTok is facing two EU data privacy investigations, one into its handling of children’s personal data and another over its data transfers to China.
TESLA BUILDS 1ST STORE ON TRIBAL LAND, DODGES STATE CAR LAWS
Carmaker Tesla has opened a store and repair shop on Native American land for the first time, marking a new approach to its years-long fight to sell cars directly to consumers and cut car dealerships out of the process.
NUCLEAR SUBMARINE DEAL WILL RESHAPE INDO-PACIFIC RELATIONS
The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they’re forming a new security alliance that will help equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. The alliance will see a reshaping of relations in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Here’s what it might mean for various players:
INTERNET FUNDING RULE COULD FAVOR RURAL AREAS OVER CITIES
Cities and urban counties across the U.S. are raising concerns that a recent rule from President Joe Biden’s administration could preclude them from tapping into $350 billion of coronavirus relief aid to expand high-speed internet connections.