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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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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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20 Sep 2014 9:15pm
Vanguard Expands Free Photo Guide Range
Vanguard has added two more photo guides which are available for download via the Vanguard website.
15 Sep 2014 9:15AM
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20 Sep 2014 8:34pm
SanDisk Announce World's Highest Capacity Card
SanDisk has announced a 512GB SD card which is currently the largest available.
12 Sep 2014 1:45PM
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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20 Sep 2014 5:34am
30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 6:03pm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 3:02PM
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19 Sep 2014 5:52pm
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap And K-3 Gunmetal
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap and K-3 Gunmetal Edition shown at Photokina 2014. Updated 18/09/2014.
18 Sep 2014 6:50PM
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19 Sep 2014 4:08pm
Pentax Q-S1 Hands-On Preview
We look at the Pentax Q-S1 at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 1:54PM
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19 Sep 2014 1:26pm
Pentax Accessories That Should Be In Your Suitcase
Here's a round-up of Pentax accessories that you shouldn't leave for your holidays without.
14 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 12:45pm
Pentax K-S1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Pentax K-S1 DSLR - the smallest DSLR from Pentax.
19 Sep 2014 11:27AM
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    Engraving metal in Paint Shop Pro X2

    Here Michael Bates demonstrates on a picture of a rusty bit of metal how you can engrave an object using a font of your choice and Paint Shop Pro X2.

    • 23 Jul 2008
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    5 Wildlife Photography Tips For Beginners

    Here are some top tips for wildlife photography if you are new to the subject.

    • 21 Apr 2012
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    Beginner's Guide To Moving Images In Photoshop

    You can create interesting images by simply moving several images into one document as this tutorial will show you.

    • 17 Mar 2012
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    Photographing Water In The Landscape

    Learn how to take top images of watery themed landscapes with our essential tips.

    • 22 Sep 2014
  • Thumbnail : Add a creative zoom blur using Gimp

    Add a creative zoom blur using Gimp

    Zoom blur is a striking form of blur that is relatively easy to achieve at the time you take the picture, provided you have the correct equipment. Here Michael Bates shows you how to add the effect later, digitally using the free editing program Gimp.

    • 19 Jun 2008
  • Thumbnail : Customisable Duotones in GIMP

    Customisable Duotones in GIMP

    Michael Bates shows us how Duotones can be changed for both practical and artistic reasons, and with GIMP itís as easy as clicking a few buttons and trying out a few colours.

    • 7 Nov 2008
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    Using layer masks with Photoshop

    Peter Bargh explains how you can use the valuable Layer Mask option of Photoshop to make better colour changes and selections, in this step by step image editing technique.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Creating a slide show with Windows Movie Maker

    Windows XP comes with a small program called Windows Movie Maker that most photographers may not have realised could be a useful tool. Peter Bargh shows you how it can be used as great tool for creating fun slide shows.

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    One Lens Challenge

    Grab your camera, one lens and see what you can photograph.

    • 28 Jan 2014
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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