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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
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    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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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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19 Sep 2014 10:38am
Schneider Kreuznach 14mm 30mm Micro Four Thirds Lens
Schneider Kreuznach 14mm f/2.0 and 30mm f/2.4 Micro Four Thirds Lenses shown at Photokina 2014.
18 Sep 2014 1:40PM
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19 Sep 2014 10:25am
New Schneider-Kreuznach Products
Schneider Kreuznach has announced a number of new lenses and filters at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 10:13AM
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19 Sep 2014 1:57am
Win A Samsung K zoom!
Samsung are giving away 4 K zoom & EVO 16GB MicroSD cards with SD adapter packages on ePz.
19 Sep 2014 4:00PM
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18 Sep 2014 6:57pm
Zhongyi Optics Announces New Mirrorless Lenses
Zhongyi Optics have announced a 42.5mm f/1.2 and 24mm f/1.7 lens, along with 35mm and 50mm lenses at Photokina 2014.
18 Sep 2014 1:47PM
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18 Sep 2014 12:53pm
Panasonic Lumix LX100 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix LX100 - a premium camera with a large sensor and 4K video recording.
15 Sep 2014 1:00PM