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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
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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
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    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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    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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    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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    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
  • 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 Aug 2014 1:45pm
Canon Launches Printers With NFC
Canon has updated Pixma and CanoScan ranges with new NFC connectivity models.
19 Aug 2014 9:57AM
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20 Aug 2014 12:52pm
Pinhole Photography In The Orkney Islands
Children in Orkney will be learning how to take 4 month exposures with pinhole cameras.
20 Aug 2014 9:23AM
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20 Aug 2014 12:33pm
Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Review
We test the Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Micro Four Thirds camera, with built in Wi-Fi and wide-angle zoom lens.
19 Aug 2014 2:59PM
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19 Aug 2014 7:48pm
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V Review
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V, a bridge camera with 50x optical zoom, manual controls, Wi-Fi and GPS.
24 Mar 2014 4:35PM
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19 Aug 2014 4:40pm
Top 10 Best Waterproof Cameras
Top 10 Best Waterproof Cameras
Here are our top 10 best waterproof tough cameras for active photographers with features like GPS and Wi-Fi built in they make an ideal active holiday camera.
19 May 2014 11:30AM
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19 Aug 2014 9:21am
Second August Photo Month Winner
We've revealed the second lucky winner of a Lenspen SensorKlear Loupe kit in August's Photo Month.
18 Aug 2014 3:46PM
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18 Aug 2014 4:35pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Of The Week Winner
Find out why this week's Photo of the Week was awarded the accolade.
18 Aug 2014 11:22AM
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18 Aug 2014 12:20pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Of The Week Winner
Find out why this week's Photo of the Week was awarded the accolade.
11 Aug 2014 10:48AM
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18 Aug 2014 4:12am
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Canonís competitor in the 100mm Macro lens group is a popular lens, mainly as the overall length stays constant during focussing. We take a look at how it performs.
3 Apr 2007 12:00AM
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17 Aug 2014 5:03pm
Rare Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 Lens At MPB Photographic
MPB Photographic has acquired a rare EF 1200mm Canon lens.
15 Aug 2014 12:03PM