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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.
You can dramatically alter the tones of a black & white photograph by placing coloured filters over the camera lens. It's all explained here.
Optical filters can make all the difference to your pictures, especially when you shoot on transparency film, as Mike Busselle explains.
If you like to get it right in camera rather than editing later you should pack some filters when you're heading out to shoot landscapes.
Here's a quick guide to filters for those who aren't too sure about them.
Don't throw your sweet wrappers away this Christmas use them as filters to take creative shots.
What are filters for and how do the make your images better? Find out here.
This tutorial will show you how to make exposure adjustments with the Graduated Filter in Lightroom.
Lightroom has incredibly good image processing power and one of the star features is its HSL filtering for Hue, Saturation and Luminance in eight different colour ranges.
How to add warmth to an image in Photoshop Elements.
Peter Bargh explains what polarising filters are, how they work and provides a series of tips to get the best out of them.
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.
A few essential landscape photography tips for the beginner.
Create starburst filter effects with ease using Photoshop's custom brushes
Improve your sunrise shots with these few tips.
When you've taken a portrait and the background lets it down, there's only one thing to do and that's remove it. This tutorial will show you just how easy it is to remove the background from an image and create a new one.
A technique growing in popularity is light painting and photographer Simon Plant has some advice for creating our very own light painted images.
Are you looking for ways to make your still life shots more interesting? Well try adding a bit of torch light.
Statues can be found in every town and they're waiting to be photographed.
Ted Byrne shares his tips on photographing Hummingbirds.
Here are eight popular photography techniques on photographing and creating reflections.
A carpet of red or a single bright flower, either way poppies are a wonderfully coloured, photographic subject.
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