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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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    Flash made easy

    Make the most of your camera's built-in flash to get the best results from your photos.

    • 2 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : How To Create The Infrared Image Look

    How To Create The Infrared Image Look

    Robin Whalley shows us how to create an infrared landscape in Photoshop.

    • 22 May 2012
  • Thumbnail : Create High Key images in Photoshop

    Create High Key images in Photoshop

    High Key images are popular and easy to re-create in Photoshop.

    • 12 Mar 2010
  • Thumbnail : Adding Realistic Film Grain In Photoshop

    Adding Realistic Film Grain In Photoshop

    Give images some drama in Photoshop by adding film grain.

    • 18 Jun 2012
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    Four Ways To Create A Vignette In Photoshop

    Vignettes are a simple yet subtle way to guide the eye through a shot and here are four ways to create one.

    • 17 Jan 2012
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    Post Processing HDR images

    Tone mapped HDR images are rarely perfect when the HDR program finishes with them. They can look flat, lack overall contrast, and can suffer from artifacts, ghosting and halos. Ferrell McCollough of www.beforethecoffee.com explains how to correct such problems.

    • 2 Oct 2007
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    Preparations for Iron-based printing

    Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.

    • 9 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Creating an action figure in Photoshop

    Creating an action figure in Photoshop

    Take one toy doll and add a photo of one of your family for this fun action figure collage using Photoshop.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Create an online art gallery using Satori

    Create an online art gallery using Satori

    Mark Graham looks at a technique to help you scan A3 images on an A4 scanner and then stitch them together using Satori image editing software.

    • 4 Jan 2001
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    Creating Digital Snow

    If you're dreaming of a White Christmas look no further. We show you how to create a snow scene using Photoshop

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Still life photos by torchlight

    Still life photos by torchlight

    Use a small pocket torch to add interesting light effect to still life subjects

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Using a Slide Duplicator

    Using a Slide Duplicator

    As well as allowing you to copy un-replaceable images, a slide duplicator can also be used as a digital input deviceand much more

    • 3 Jan 2003
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23 Amazing Examples Of Abstract Photography
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Nikon ED Glass Explained
Here, we take a look at how Nikon's Extra Low Dispersion glass helps.
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Leica M Typ 240 Review
Reviewed, the full-frame Leica M (Typ 240) Digital Rangefinder with live view and full HD video recording.
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26 Aug 2014 6:46pm
Fujifilm X30 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Fujifilm X30 - the new serious compact camera from Fujifilm features an electronic viewfinder, a tilting screen and built in Wi-Fi.
26 Aug 2014 5:00AM
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26 Aug 2014 1:59pm
Nokia Launch Lumia 930 Flagship Phone
Nokia Launch Lumia 930 Flagship Phone
Nokia has announced the Lumia 930 smartphone, which features a 20 megapixel camera.
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25 Aug 2014 7:37pm
Pentax K-3 Wins EISA 2014 - 2015 Award
K-3 accolades continue to grow with EISA judges awarding it with 'Advanced DSLR Camera' award.
21 Aug 2014 9:58AM
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25 Aug 2014 6:08pm
Hasselblad H5D-200c With CMOS Sensor Released
Hasselblad has this week released a CMOS version of the CCD H4D-200 MS camera.
22 Aug 2014 1:40PM
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25 Aug 2014 4:50pm
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS USM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews this new ultra wide-angle lens from Canon for full-frame cameras.
22 Aug 2014 1:36PM
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25 Aug 2014 1:20pm
What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
Take a trip to your nearest village as there's usually plenty of photographically friendly subjects to shoot.
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24 Aug 2014 9:29pm
Kodak PIXPRO SL10 Review
The Kodak PIXPRO SL10 smartphone accessory is designed to boost your phones photo taking power with a 10x optical zoom lens and 16 megapixel camera.
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