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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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    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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    Portraits: What's in a Face?

    “You have 15 minutes to shoot the CEO. Get ready.” How would you photograph the CEO of a large corporation for a magazine? Creative director Clive Branson shared his secrets of portrait photography.

    • 27 Mar 2008
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    Winter portraits

    With the days getting colder and the nights drawing in, Michael Alan Bielat takes us indoors to shoot some portraits.

    • 12 Nov 2009
  • Thumbnail : Tips On Turning Coloured Portraits Black & White

    Tips On Turning Coloured Portraits Black & White

    Ben Boswell shows us how he converts his coloured portraits to interesting black & whites.

    • 30 Sep 2012
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    Picture perfect portraiture - Part one

    Anyone can take a picture of a person but to take a really great picture of someone takes practice, patience and a little bit of know how. We spoke to three professional portrait photographers to see what tips they have for taking better portraits. Here's part one.

    • 6 Jan 2009
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    Urban Christmas light shoot

    When the Christmas lights go up you have a few weeks to get out there and use them in your photography.

    • 14 Dec 2009
  • Thumbnail : Tips For Powerful Black And White Portraiture

    Tips For Powerful Black And White Portraiture

    Peter Finnie shares his top tips for great black and white portraiture.

    • 22 Nov 2013
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    Shooting Candids

    Get out on the street and shoot some candids with these tips.

    • 27 May 2013
  • Thumbnail : 10 Ways to Take Better Photos of your Child

    10 Ways to Take Better Photos of your Child

    Jeff Cable, Director of Marketing for Lexar Media shares his child photography tips.

    • 21 Jun 2010
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    Olympus Art Filters

    Here's a round up of the different art filters on the E-M10 and what they are useful for.

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    Wildlife photography on safari in Africa

    Good equipment and technical knowledge are both important to taking strong wildlife photographs, but there are also a great many ways of improving your results that have less to do with cutting edge technology than with how you look through your lens, explains wildlife expert, Ariadne Van Zandbergen.

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Wide-angle photography technique

    Having mastered the basic camera controls, you may want to become more creative with your camera. One easy way of doing this is by using different focal length lenses.

    • 4 Jan 2002
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July Photo Month Winner Week 1
Find out who's won e2 membership in week 1 of July's Photo Month competition
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Sigma dp2 Quattro Review
We review the new Sigma dp2 Quattro - a new camera with an unusual design and unusual sensor, designed for the ultimate image quality.
11 Jul 2014 2:54PM
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Nine Most Popular Flower Photography Tutorials
Nine Most Popular Flower Photography Tutorials
We list the nine most popular flower photography tutorials posted over the last year.
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Nikon 1 V3 Review
Nikon 1 V3 Review
The Nikon 1 V3 is the latest compact system camera from Nikon and offers high speed continuous shooting and video. Find out how it performs in our full review.
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Pentax K-50 DSLR Review
Pentax K-50 DSLR Review
John Riley reviews the new weather sealed Pentax K-50 Digital SLR to see how it performs.
25 Jul 2013 1:51PM
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10 Jul 2014 8:20pm
Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 Review
Read our review of the new Panasonic Lumix FZ1000, the World's first 4K recording compact camera features a 16x optical zoom lens, Wi-Fi, and EVF.
1 Jul 2014 2:30PM
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9 Jul 2014 2:35pm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60, a compact premium camera with 30x optical zoom and an 18.1 megapixel MOS sensor.
5 Feb 2014 6:25PM
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8 Jul 2014 6:27pm
Nikon D810 DSLR Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the brand new Nikon D810, an update to the D800/D800E.
26 Jun 2014 5:00AM
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7 Jul 2014 5:33pm
Sigma dp2 Quattro Sample Photos
Full size JPEG and RAW sample photos from the new Sigma dp2 Quattro.
30 Jun 2014 4:43PM
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7 Jul 2014 10:28am
Vanguard Skyborne 51 Camera Bag Review
Vanguard Skyborne 51 Camera Bag Review
If you are looking for a multi-purpose backpack, could the Skyborne 51 be the one? David Clapp finds out.
18 Mar 2011 11:30AM