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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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28 Nov 2014 12:03am
Pentax K-S1 Sample Photos
We go hands-on with the new Pentax K-S1 DSLR - the smallest DSLR from Pentax - and have published full size sample photos from the camera.
27 Nov 2014 2:16PM
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27 Nov 2014 2:42pm
Permajet Textured Fine Art Paper Test
Brian Wadie evaluates PermatJet Textured Fine Art Paper.
20 Nov 2014 10:45AM
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27 Nov 2014 2:39pm
RayFlash RingFlash Universal Adapter Review
We test the RayFlash Universal RingFlash Adapter - designed to give any flash head a ring flash effect.
25 Nov 2014 3:25PM
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26 Nov 2014 6:42pm
November Photo Month Winner Week 3
Find out who's won a Nikon Coolpix P530 camera in week 3 of November's Photo Month.
26 Nov 2014 3:30PM
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26 Nov 2014 6:20pm
Hasselblad Announce Stellar II
Hasselblad has quietly announced a new Stellar compact camera.
26 Nov 2014 9:29AM
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26 Nov 2014 3:46pm
Call For Guest Editor Volunteers
ePHOTOzine is looking for more members who'd like to be a guest judge of the epz Galleries.
6 Nov 2014 10:30AM
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26 Nov 2014 3:05pm
Samsung NX1 And 50-150mm f/2.8 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Samsung NX1 and Samsung S 50-150mm f/2.8 OIS lens.
21 Nov 2014 3:57PM
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25 Nov 2014 11:39pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Of The Week Winner
Find out why this week's Photo of the Week was awarded the accolade.
24 Nov 2014 10:59AM
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25 Nov 2014 3:40pm
Photographer Transforms Classic Cars Into Futuristic Hovercrafts
Take a look at a retro-futuristic series of car images taken by French photographer Renaud Marion.
25 Nov 2014 3:29PM
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25 Nov 2014 1:58pm
Studio To Stereo Exhibition Preview
Stuart Fawcett went to the opening night of the Sony High Res exhibition 'Studio to Stereo'.
25 Nov 2014 1:51PM