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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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    Portrait lengths - a practical guide

    Shooting different lengths in portraits affects how the image is composed and perceived, as Duncan Evans explains.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Flower fascination - a close up photography guide

    Flower fascination - a close up photography guide

    The closer you look the more you'll see. Angelika Stehle suggests we add a new dimension to our flower photography.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Burning in detail - traditional darkroom technique

    Burning in detail - traditional darkroom technique

    Peter Bargh shows us how to improve our darkroom printing skills using selective exposure control.

    • 7 Jan 2001
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    When Using A 50mm Macro Lens Will Help

    Here's a guide to when the Pentax-D FA Macro 50mm f/2.8 lens will be ideal for use.

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    Shooting Landscapes With Compact Cameras

    Is there such thing as the right camera when it comes to shooting landscapes? Robin Whalley gets his compact out to put this theory to the test.

    • 9 May 2011
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    Getting to the Wildlife

    A beginners guide to wildlife photography in your area.

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    F-stop printing

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

    • 1 Jan 2003
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    High Dynamic Range (HDR) explained

    The concept of high dynamic range processing has been around since 1997, but has started to increase pace in the digital photography world. Peter Bargh explains what it's all about and how you use it.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Black and White Photography: The Nude

    The latest book in Terry Hope's Black and White Photography series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.

    • 1 Jan 2001
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    Bird Photography

    Struggling to capture that picture perfect Puffin? Are your subjects flying out of frame before you've clicked the shutter button? If so, you need Joe Kellard's help.

    • 16 Nov 2009
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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.
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ePHOTOzine Updates Free & Paid Memberships
ePHOTOzine is revolutionising its paid membership option and bringing more features to free members.
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8 Tripod Tips For Photographers To Consider
We've put together a list of tips to consider when buying and using a tripod.
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Are you one of the lucky ePHOTOzine members who's walking away with a top prize?
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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.
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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
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27 Jan 2015 1:41pm
Panasonic Lumix GF7 Review
Reviewed, the brand new Panasonic Lumix GF7, the compact, stylish, selfie camera with interchangeable lenses.
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27 Jan 2015 9:48am
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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26 Jan 2015 11:39pm
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports telephoto zoom lens.
15 Jan 2015 10:00AM