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Photography Techniques

From lens focal lengths and fill-flash to portraits, macro or stunning landscapes there are techniques for everyone. Learn how to use metering, considering composition and shoot everything from classic cars to derelict buildings. We also have 100s of easy to follow step by step photo editing tutorials.

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27 Mar 2015 6:51pm
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts one of Sigma's top of the range lenses to the test. Read on to see how it scores.
27 Mar 2015 8:49AM
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27 Mar 2015 8:38am
Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 Sample Photos
We go hands-on with the new 42.5mm f/1.7 portrait lens from Panasonic, and post some sample photos.
22 Mar 2015 12:31PM
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27 Mar 2015 2:23am
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G VR II Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts Nikon's new telephoto zoom lens with a collapsible design to the test.
26 Mar 2015 2:12PM
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26 Mar 2015 9:09pm
The Photography Show 2015 Show Report
We are at The Photography Show 2015, at the NEC in Birmingham, read our show report here!
23 Mar 2015 9:42AM
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26 Mar 2015 1:13pm
Macro Water Drop Image Wins March Photo Month Week 3
A macro water drop image has won this week's Photo Month prize.
25 Mar 2015 12:00PM
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25 Mar 2015 9:03pm
How Do You Photograph The Moon?
Want to learn how you can capture a decent image of the moon with your kit? Have a read of this.
20 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 8:31pm
Ten Top Tips To Teach Photography Newbies
Know someone who's new to photography? Here are ten quick tips to help them get started.
10 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 8:17pm
Seascapes With Slow Shutter Speeds
Slow shutter speeds and seascapes go together like jam and peanut butter. Here's why and how to use them to your advantage.
22 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 6:33pm
Sigma dp0 Quattro Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Sigma dp0 Quattro, the camera features a 14mm f/4 ultra-wide angle lens, and Sigma's unique Foveon sensor.
23 Mar 2015 9:38AM
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25 Mar 2015 3:57pm
Black And White Portrait Wins POTW
An excellently composed black and white portrait has been crowned Photo of the Week.
23 Mar 2015 12:40PM
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    Assessing negatives

    Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine explains what to look for in a negative, to ensure correct exposure and development accuracy in the future.

    • 8 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Sepia toning - a digital imaging guide

    Sepia toning - a digital imaging guide

    Peter Bargh suggests you try sepia toning your black & white prints to create a nostalgic feel.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Developing your first black & white film

    Developing your first black & white film

    Peter Bargh provides an all-inclusive guide to developing your first black and white film.

    • 7 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : F-stop printing

    F-stop printing

    Richard Ross shows how to apply those familiar camera exposure techniques in the darkroom

    • 1 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how with just a piece of card.

    • 3 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Mix your own chemicals - traditional darkroom ideas

    Mix your own chemicals - traditional darkroom ideas

    Peter Bargh explains how the budget concious can mix their own developing chemicals.

    • 6 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Bas relief - advanced darkroom technique

    Bas relief - advanced darkroom technique

    Peter Bargh shows you how to make your pictures like line drawings using lith film in this traditional darkroom technique.

    • 10 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Alternative processes - an ironic manifesto

    Alternative processes - an ironic manifesto

    Dr Mike Ware gives us a complete run down on the alternative processes including Platinotype, Cyanotype and Chrysotype.

    • 8 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Preparations for Iron-based printing

    Preparations for Iron-based printing

    Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.

    • 9 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Setting up a darkroom

    Setting up a darkroom

    To enjoy the full benefits of black & white photography you need to venture into a darkroom and process your own films. Here we look at the options for setting up a darkroom.

    • 2 Jan 2002