Most of us have got a camera these days, but few of us manage to take great photos – they are often out of focus, full of red eye and badly framed. Well, all that's about to change. Each week we take two amateur snappers and give them a masterclass with some of the world's top photographers. How To Take Stunning Pictures is not purely about gadgets and techno-speak; it's about the fun of taking exciting photos that your mates actually want to see.
Photography masterclass with Martin Parr.
Top animal photographer Tim Flach explains how to take abstract portraits of pets.
Sports snapper Bob Martin shows two amateurs how to capture thrilling moments on film.