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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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    Use your enlarger to make selective crops - darkroom guide

    If you own, or have access to a darkroom, you could be using an enlarger to help improve your photographic composition. There is no substitute to a well composed picture in the first place, but often, through no fault of our own, we capture a picture on film that needs further help.

    • 12 Jan 2001
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    Photographing trees - a how to guide

    Most photographers have one or more favourite themes, a particular type of subject which attracts their eye. If you look through my filing cabinets it's not hard to identify mine, one in particular crops up time and time again - trees.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : The Platino-Palladiotype Process

    The Platino-Palladiotype Process

    A comprehensive pictorial guide to the Platino-Palladiotype process with Dr Mike Ware

  • Thumbnail : Changing aspect ratios in Photoshop Elements

    Changing aspect ratios in Photoshop Elements

    You don't have to keep the same aspect ratio when saving and printing pictures. Sometimes an unusal format can enhance a photo. Peter Bargh prepares to stretch the format.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Cut out effect in Paint Shop Pro

    Cut out effect in Paint Shop Pro

    Creating cut outs in textured images is easy with an image editing program that has layers. Here Peter Bargh shows you how it's done using Paint Shop Pro.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : The digital stocking filter - Photoshop guide

    The digital stocking filter - Photoshop guide

    An old Hollywood film trick to smooth skin tones was to film through a soft filter. Photographers of the stars have used the same trick. Here's how it's done digitally.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Create a paint effect in Elements

    Create a paint effect in Elements

    Peter Bargh uses Photoshop's Blend mode to create a more realistic paint effect.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Printing with variable-grade paper - darkoom guide

    Printing with variable-grade paper - darkoom guide

    Using variable contrast papers will save you loads of money while you're learning to print and can also improve your creativity as you become more experienced.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Portrait photography with ease

    Portrait photography with ease

    You can create great studio portraits with limited facilities and a little thought.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Cyanotype printing with Dr Mike Ware

    Cyanotype printing with Dr Mike Ware

    Dr Mike Ware's comprehensive guide to Cyanotype printing

  • Thumbnail : Digital sepia toning

    Digital sepia toning

    Recreate those olde-worlde sepia photographs using image editing software. Peter Bargh is your guide.

    • 11 Jan 2001
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    Astrophotography

    Following on from last month's article on beginners astrophotography Michael A. Covington now goes one stage further and explain about telescopes and how to use them to view stars and planets.

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Sigma Announce LCD Viewfinder For Quattro Cameras
Sigma has announced the release of an LCD viewfinder for its Quattro range of cameras.
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Win 1 Of 5 Transcend DrivePro 100 Car Video Recorders
Today we have 5 Transcend DrivePro 100 Car Video Recorders up for grabs.
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ePHOTOzine's Best Camera Of The Year Awards 2014
ePHOTOzine's Best Cameras Of The Year Awards 2014 - We pick the best cameras available in each category.
17 Dec 2014 11:17AM
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22 Dec 2014 11:33am
Sony Alpha A7 II Announced In Japan
Sony Alpha A7 II announced in Japan with 5-axis image stabilisation, and improved performance.
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22 Dec 2014 11:32am
ePHOTOzine's Christmas Prize Draw Is Here!
ePHOTOzine's Christmas newsletter prize draw has returned for 2014!
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22 Dec 2014 11:23am
Win A Pentax K-3 DSLR Kit!
Enter day 2's prize draw to win a Pentax K-3 DSLR!
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22 Dec 2014 6:50am
Landscape Photography Tips From John Gravett
Award-winning landscape photographer, John Gravett tells us how we can capture the perfect landscape image.
22 Dec 2014 12:00AM
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21 Dec 2014 4:14pm
Nikon D810 DSLR Full Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D810, an update to the D800/D800E, with a number of improvements could this be the best DSLR Nikon has ever made?
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