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Welcome to our new Photography section, which builds on the stories in our Travel Photography Guide to offer full photo galleries with descriptions of how each picture was taken. They provide a detailed insight into technique and composition.

Our online Photography section will draw on the vast knowledge and experience of The West Australian's photographic department, and in future there will be tutorials and video features to take enthusiasts deeper into the world of photography, from fashion shoots and studio lighting to sports and action photography.

For now, here's an introductory Video Feature from Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield...

And here are those Galleries with extended information on the shots featured in our Travel Photography Guide:

Stephen Scourfield's Travel Photography Tips

How to take better wildlife pictures

Mastering the art of bird photography

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