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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.
With the days getting colder and the nights drawing in, Michael Alan Bielat takes us indoors to shoot some portraits.
Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP introduces Octa, the ultimate versatile light.
We're starting portrait month with family portraits as they're photos everyone hangs on the wall.
“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.
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.
Here's a round-up of some of ePHOTOzine's most popular portrait photography techniques.
Let your portraits tell a story by capturing some character.
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.
Shooting different lengths in portraits affects how the image is composed and perceived, as Duncan Evans explains.
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.
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.
ePHOTOzine's Technical Editor, Joshua Waller, has 7 tips that'll help those who are new to modelling.
Doug Jackson explains why rain shouldn't stop you from taking photos.
Here are a few tips to help you perfect your photos taken in museums.
Learn how to use Photoshop's Background Erase tool and you'll soon be removing backgrounds with ease.
Here Michael Bates demonstrates on a picture of a rusty bit of metal how you can engrave an object using a font of your choice and Paint Shop Pro X2.
How to use Photoshop's lasso selection tools.
Duncan Evans explains how to give your portraits a quick and easy soft focus fix.
Want to know what kit you need for a photo walk? Take a look at this article that has a few handy tips too.
How to photograph oil on water with a basic set up to create abstract images.
Andy Warhol’s work features one of the most recognisable styles of print in the art world and his silk screen prints of stars as famous as Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor are iconic. Here Michael Bates recreates the effect for using the free image editing program, Gimp.
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