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Craft

HOW TO WEAVE A HEART SHAPE TAPESTRY

Have you ever tried weaving. It’s a craft I haven’t really explored in depth but occasionally I like to experiment with new ideas and techniques.

Craft

THE SECRET TO MAKING SUPER FLUFFY POM POMS

Everybody loves a good pom pom, they have so many great crafty uses. But have you ever wondered how to make pom poms fluffy. Today

Photography

OUR BEST-EVER TIPS FOR PORTRAITS

Use mixed lighting Peter Searle To emphasise your subject, light them with a colour that is the opposite of the background. To warm up the

Photography

LOCATION GUIDE: DEVOKE WATER IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

Cumbria gets more than its fair share of rain, which helps to create the landscape of ‘The Lakes’. Sometimes there can be no avoiding the

Photography

TOP TIPS FOR BETTER WINTER SHOTS

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, the coming of winter brings with it myriad opportunities for all photographers. So whether you’re interested

Photography

GET GREAT RESULTS WITH HIGHER ISOS

1. What is ISO Originally ISO related to film speed; it refers to the sensitivity of the emulsion to light. Digital sensors work in a

Photography

WILDLIFE WATCH: RED GROUSE

Endemic to the UK, the red grouse is an attractive, medium-sized game bird. They are a subspecies of the willow grouse, which are found across

Photography

TOP TIP FOR SHOOTING WILDLIFE THIS SPRING

1. Spend time watching behaviour This is key to wildlife photography as more time spent watching leads to a better understanding of behaviour and better

Photography

TOP TIPS FOR SHOOTING INSECTS THIS SPRING

1. Plan for success Plan trips and become familiar with that work at different times of the year and for different types of species. Insect

Photography

USE NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHT FOR PERFECT PORTRAITS

Using your own lighting for outdoor portraits gives you the freedom to light your subject from any direction you choose. Suddenly you’re not bound by