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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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    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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    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
  • Thumbnail : Close encounters - macro photography explained

    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.

  • Thumbnail : Shooting Landscapes With Compact Cameras

    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
  • 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 : High Dynamic Range (HDR) explained

    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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20 Nov 2014 7:33pm
Sony Alpha A7 II Announced In Japan
Sony Alpha A7 II announced in Japan with 5-axis image stabilisation, and improved performance.
20 Nov 2014 10:11AM
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19 Nov 2014 10:21pm
Olympus Zuiko PRO 40-150mm f/2.8 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Olympus M.Zuiko PRO 40-150mm f/2.8 Telephoto zoom lens, and 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14.
14 Nov 2014 9:25PM
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19 Nov 2014 7:30pm
November Photo Month Winner Week 1
Find out who's won the first Nikon camera up for grabs in November's Photo Month.
19 Nov 2014 3:30PM
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19 Nov 2014 8:34am
Moon Photography
Moon Photography
Here are a few tips on photographing the moon with long lenses.
19 Nov 2014 12:00AM
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18 Nov 2014 1:31pm
Nikon Df Gold Edition Announced
A limited Gold edition of the Nikon Df has been announced by Nikon Japan.
17 Nov 2014 2:23PM
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18 Nov 2014 10:18am
EIZO 'One Lesson' Book Competition Winners
Find out who has won a copy of EIZO's 'One Lesson I Learned in Photography' book.
17 Nov 2014 1:27PM
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17 Nov 2014 12:17pm
Ways To Shoot With A Shallow Depth Of Field
Stop worrying about front-to-back sharpness and embrace a bit of bokeh.
17 Nov 2014 12:00AM
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16 Nov 2014 8:38am
Tips On Using Wide Angle Lenses In Towns
Take your wide angle lens out with you and exaggerate the angles of your town.
16 Nov 2014 12:00AM
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15 Nov 2014 8:44pm
Last Chance To Win An EIZO Limited Edition Book
EIZO UK is giving ePHOTOzine members the chance to win a copy of EIZO's limited edition book.
6 Nov 2014 3:14PM
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15 Nov 2014 3:09pm
Proud Photography Interactive photography course
Proud Photography Interactive photography course
Proud Photography is an online course written by a series of professionals and aimed both at beginners and those who wish to improve their photography in general. Rebecca Bradley puts it to the test for EPZ readers.
5 Sep 2007 12:04PM