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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.

  • Thumbnail : Use your enlarger to make selective crops - darkroom guide

    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
  • Thumbnail : Photographing trees - a how to guide

    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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30 Jan 2015 1:43pm
Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review
Reviewed, the brand new Panasonic Lumix GF7, the compact, stylish, selfie camera with interchangeable lenses.
20 Jan 2015 6:00AM
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30 Jan 2015 8:36am
Nigel Barker On Photo Retouching: 'We've Been Doing It Forever, And We're Not Going To Stop'
Photographer and ex America's Next Top Model judge Nigel Barker joins the photo retouching debate.
26 Jan 2015 11:33AM
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29 Jan 2015 10:27pm
8 Tripod Tips For Photographers To Consider
We've put together a list of tips to consider when buying and using a tripod.
29 Jan 2015 10:31AM
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29 Jan 2015 8:57pm
Basic Tips On Photographing Early Morning Landscapes Successfully
Set the alarm clock a little earlier than normal and capture some early morning landscapes bursting with sunrise colours.
6 Jan 2015 12:00AM
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29 Jan 2015 4:20pm
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Fujifilm Fujinon 56mm f/1.2 R APD with apodisation filter.
28 Jan 2015 1:06PM
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29 Jan 2015 3:59pm
ePHOTOzine Updates Free & Paid Memberships
ePHOTOzine is revolutionising its paid membership option and bringing more features to free members.
28 Jan 2015 10:43AM
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28 Jan 2015 10:51pm
New ePHOTOzine POTW Sponsor
ePHOTOzine has announced that Zippi is the Photo of the Week Sponsor.
6 Jan 2015 12:57PM
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28 Jan 2015 7:58pm
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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28 Jan 2015 5:43pm
Why Work In Black & White?
Here are five reasons why you should give black & white photography a go.
27 Jan 2015 12:14AM
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27 Jan 2015 11:52pm
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 - the World's best 85mm lens? Find out in our review.
27 Jan 2015 2:46PM