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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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    Creative hand colouring in Photoshop

    Traditional printing guru Max Ferguson turns his hand to Photoshop Photoshop layers to handcolour a black & white image.

    • 1 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Creative shadows using Adobe Elements

    Creative shadows using Adobe Elements

    Add a halo shadow effect around your still life subject to make it more three dimensional and appear to leap off the background. It's just like using a ring flash.

    • 1 Jan 2002
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    Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    Colin Speedie, photographer and professional yachtsman, talks about the Shark Trust project and how the Canon EOS 1V helps him to achieve spectacular results.

    • 1 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Using two bath developers - advanced darkroom guide

    Using two bath developers - advanced darkroom guide

    Fine Prints demand fine negatives - how do we get these without zone system processing? Barry Thornton has the answer using a two bath developer

    • 1 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Making a Lith negative - traditional darkroom ideas

    Making a Lith negative - traditional darkroom ideas

    A lith negative gives the creative darkroom user many printing options. Heather Powell explains how they are made.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Making a splash with high speed photography

    Making a splash with high speed photography

    High-speed photography is really no different from other types of still-life photography. Simon Butcher's recipe for success is to control all the elements of the shot so that it is consistent and repeatable.

    • 12 Jan 2001
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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
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Zoom Photographic Charity Auction Success
Nikon joined forces with stars of Formula 1 for the Zoom photographic charity auction and Stuart Fawcett went along to capture the action.
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How To Upload Photos To ePz's Forums
How To Upload Photos To ePz's Forums
You can now upload images to ePHOTOzine's forums. If you don't know how to do this, follow these steps.
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How To Photograph Stormy Seas
How to capture waves crashing against seawalls and cliffs.
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EIZO ColorEdge CG277 27inch Monitor Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the 27inch EIZO ColorEdge CG277 with built in calibrator and 99% AdobeRGB coverage.
20 Jan 2015 12:00PM
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23 Jan 2015 11:40pm
New Arca Swiss Monoball Z2+
The Arca Swiss Monoball Z2+ is now available from Robert White.
23 Jan 2015 10:40AM
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23 Jan 2015 6:57pm
Are You An ePHOTOzine 2014 Prize Draw Winner?
Are you one of the lucky ePHOTOzine members who's walking away with a top prize?
13 Jan 2015 1:41PM
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23 Jan 2015 11:57am
Getty Images Year In Focus 2014 Exhibition
Getty launched their Year in Focus 2014 exhibition this Wednesday at the Getty Images Gallery London. Stuart Fawcett went along for ePhotozine to view the photos and meet a few of the guests.
23 Jan 2015 9:57AM
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23 Jan 2015 10:52am
Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R OIS WR Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the premium Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R OIS WR lens for X-mount cameras.
6 Jan 2015 2:56PM
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22 Jan 2015 8:48am
January Photo Month Winner Week 2
Find out who's won the second memory card up for grabs in January's Photo Month competition.
21 Jan 2015 12:34PM
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22 Jan 2015 12:38am
Photoion Launch 1:1 Portfolio Photo Shoots Course
Photoion has announced a new one-to-one portfolio photo shoots training course.
20 Jan 2015 4:03PM