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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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    Advice from a pro digital fashion photographer

    Bruce Smith is a fashion photographer with over 30 years experience in the industry. His new book, Pro Digital Fashion Photography tells you everything you need to know to succeed in the fashion industry. Here he offers some advice about taking great fashion photographs.

    • 26 Sep 2008
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    Photographing Winter Portraits

    Wrap up warm and shoot some winter portraits.

    • 21 Dec 2013
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    Is Straight Flash Always Ugly?

    Joe McNally asks: straight flash be ugly, right? Well here he demonstrates how this isn't always true.

    • 9 Jan 2012
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    Making people beautiful

    This guide shows you how to make someone look great without them going under the knife!

    • 26 Feb 2009
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    Why you should use an Octa

    Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP introduces Octa, the ultimate versatile light.

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    Shooting portraits

    Portrait photographer Michael Alan Bielat spoke to ePHOTOzine about photographing men and women.

    • 29 Jan 2009
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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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    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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    Model Shoot Advice

    The big day has arrived. Your model is due any minute and you are all ready to shoot - or are you?

    • 18 Jan 2014
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    Wedding advice from the professionals - Part 2

    Here's part 2 of the professional photographers advice on weddings.

    • 6 Nov 2008
  • Thumbnail : Make light work - outdoor photography guide

    Make light work - outdoor photography guide

    Light has many moods and if you want to take better pictures Steve Bavister suggests you need to learn how to make the most if it.

    • 11 Jan 2001
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E-Mount Full Frame ZEISS Lenses Announced
ZEISS introduce two manual focus lenses for the E-mount full frame market.
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1 Sep 2014 4:54pm
Nissin i40 Now Available In 4/3 And Sony Fit
Nissin has announced that the i40 flash is now available for Micro 4/3 and Sony mounts.
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30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
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1 Sep 2014 11:13am
5 Easy Ways To Prevent Camera Shake
Here are five simple ways you can stop camera shake spoiling your shots.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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31 Aug 2014 9:55pm
Pentax Release New DSLR With 'Innovative Illuminated Body'
Pentax has today released a new digital SLR camera, available in 12 fashionable colour variations.
27 Aug 2014 11:15PM
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31 Aug 2014 9:42pm
MPB Bring Canon EF 1200mm Lens To London
MPB Photographic recently bought the super rare canon EF 1200mm lens to London.
30 Aug 2014 6:00AM
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31 Aug 2014 4:05pm
What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
Take a trip to your nearest village as there's usually plenty of photographically friendly subjects to shoot.
25 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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29 Aug 2014 5:29pm
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
13 Aug 2012 8:42AM
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29 Aug 2014 11:42am
Portrait Professional 12 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of PortraitPro v12 - the advanced portrait retouching software.
27 Aug 2014 10:01AM
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29 Aug 2014 8:12am
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS USM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews this new ultra wide-angle lens from Canon for full-frame cameras.
22 Aug 2014 1:36PM