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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.
As the world goes into a football frenzy capture some of the joy and heartache that goes with the big game.
Take your attention away from the face and focus on hands.
David Clapp swaps people for plants as he puts the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 to the test as a macro lens.
Why is it when we go on holiday and need a passport photo we rely on that robot booth to churn out automated pictures at a tune of over £3 per shot? Peter Bargh shows you how to shoot, prepare and print pictures for your passport with ease.
Having a little knowledge about how the camera's shutter speed works can help you obtain pictures with more impact.
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.
See how a hand-held light meter will help you get better exposures, even if you are using a digital camera.
The famous high key effect is one of the most interesting, yet simple, effects you can achieve in digital photography
The eyes are one of the most important parts of a portrait, and usually the first thing we notice. Therefore, a small amount of enhancement on the eyes can go a very long way to producing a portrait with real zing.
Once you grasp the basic principles of focusing your photographs will take on a whole new depth.
Attaching a neutral density filter to your camera lens will bring you several benefits, as Peter Bargh explains.
Photoshop expert, Terry Steeley, kicks off the first of a new series of tutorials for ePHOTOzine that looks at how to watermark our digital images to protect them from being used without our consent.
Chris Burfoot AMPA shows us how to set up studio lighting.
How to make objects in layers take on the shape of objects in lower layers
Mike Browne is back sharing his knowledge with beginners. This time he has tips on lenses and focal lengths.
Vignettes are a simple yet subtle way to guide the eye through a shot and here are four ways to create one.
You often shoot images where the subject looks stationary and there's nothing worse than a motorbike stuck in its tracks. Here Peter Bargh shows you how to make that static bike come to life using a few Photoshop tools
You've taken the pictures now add a little bit of colour to your incense smoke images in Photoshop.
Here's a simple technique using your image editing program to turn a colour or back& white photograph into a silhouette.
A quick list of ten points you need to know before heading out to photograph landscapes.
Michael Bates shows us how to use GIMP's Path tool to selectively colour an object.
Mike Otley explains how Photoshop's Guides, Grid and Slices can be used to create a grid showing us the useful rule of thirds composional layout.
Using layers and Motion Blur filter to create a sense of speed.
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