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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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Samsung DV150F Review
Samsung DV150F Review
The Samsung DV150F is a compact camera from Samsung with a front screen built in, as well as Wi-Fi for instant sharing.
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Is Long Exposure Photography For You?
Find out if long exposure photography is for you by thinking about 8 simple questions.
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Leica UK Announces M Part Exchange Programme
Leica M owners can now part-exchange their current M body for a new Leica M (Typ 240).
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21 Aug 2014 4:24pm
Next Generation Of The Leica Rangefinder Camera
Leica has expanded its Rangefinder range with the new Leica M-P.
21 Aug 2014 2:52PM
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21 Aug 2014 3:25pm
Nikon D810 DSLR Full Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D810, an update to the D800/D800E, with a number of improvements could this be the best DSLR Nikon has ever made?
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20 Aug 2014 6:23pm
Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Review
We test the Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Micro Four Thirds camera, with built in Wi-Fi and wide-angle zoom lens.
19 Aug 2014 2:59PM
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20 Aug 2014 1:45pm
Canon Launches Printers With NFC
Canon has updated Pixma and CanoScan ranges with new NFC connectivity models.
19 Aug 2014 9:57AM
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20 Aug 2014 12:52pm
Pinhole Photography In The Orkney Islands
Children in Orkney will be learning how to take 4 month exposures with pinhole cameras.
20 Aug 2014 9:23AM
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19 Aug 2014 7:48pm
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V Review
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V, a bridge camera with 50x optical zoom, manual controls, Wi-Fi and GPS.
24 Mar 2014 4:35PM
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19 Aug 2014 4:40pm
Top 10 Best Waterproof Cameras
Top 10 Best Waterproof Cameras
Here are our top 10 best waterproof tough cameras for active photographers with features like GPS and Wi-Fi built in they make an ideal active holiday camera.
19 May 2014 11:30AM