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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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    Still life photography

    Gary Hickin Shows you how to set up and shoot a still life.

    • 5 Dec 2010
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Making a submission to a magazine

    Ever wondered how other people get their images published? Well there really isnít any secret as Cheryl Surry explains.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A fascinating underground world awaits your discovery. Find out what you need and how to shoot in the dark from a leading cave photographer.

    • 8 Jan 2001
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    Backyard Safari Pt 4

    In part four of our beginners guide to nature photography Ian Andrews looks at what can be achieved using specialist lenses.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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    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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    Obtain incredible magnification from your digital camera

    Learn how to fill the frame with a small bird that's just a dot to the naked eye. It's all done with a digital camera attached to a spotting scope.

    • 9 Jan 2002
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    Black and White Photography: The Nude

    The latest book in Terry Hope's Black and White Photography series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.

    • 1 Jan 2001
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    Depth-of-field explained

    Once you grasp the basic principles of focusing your photographs will take on a whole new depth.

    • 6 Jan 2002
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    Argyrotype processing

    The complete guide to Argyrotype with our host, Dr Mike Ware

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Beginner's Guide to Light Part One

    Mike Browne returns with a new series of beginner guides. This time his focus is on lighting.

    • 17 Feb 2012
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Vanguard Alta CA 233 AGH Tripod Review
Gary Wolstenholme review the new Vaguard Alta CA 233 AGH tripod, with GH-30 pistol grip designed for the enthusiast photographer.
23 Jul 2014 10:02AM
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23 Jul 2014 11:31am
Pentax 50mm f/1.8 Lens Offer
Pick up a Pentax 50mm f/1.8 lens for £50 when you purchase a K-5 II DSLR.
23 Jul 2014 10:24AM
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23 Jul 2014 11:31am
Money-Off Pentax K-50 DSLR
Did you know the K-50 single lens kit is now retailing for £399.99 until the end of July?
23 Jul 2014 10:07AM
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23 Jul 2014 10:39am
LensPen Sensorklear Loupe Kit Review
A sensor cleaning kit for just £40 that lets you clean your own sensor? We find out how it performs in our review.
22 Jul 2014 1:54PM
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23 Jul 2014 9:10am
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6
A compact super-telephoto lens giving an equivalent angle of view of a 140-600mm on a full frame camera.
8 May 2010 12:01AM
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22 Jul 2014 4:58pm
Samsung NX3000 Review
The Samsung NX3000 is the latest entry level mirrorless camera from Samsung, and features a stylish retro design and a new 16-50mm power zoom lens.
21 Jul 2014 4:24PM
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22 Jul 2014 11:56am
Hasselblad Launches CFV-50c CMOS Back
Hasselblad has announced a new CFV-50c CMOS back for the V system.
21 Jul 2014 3:35PM
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21 Jul 2014 8:13pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Of The Week Winner
Find out why this week's Photo of the Week was awarded the accolade.
21 Jul 2014 11:24AM
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21 Jul 2014 6:31pm
That Steady Thing Released
That Steady Thing, a device that transforms your monopod into a tripod for stability leaning on various surfaces has been launched.
16 Jul 2014 9:44AM
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21 Jul 2014 3:30pm
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens for Canon APS-C cameras.
21 Jul 2014 11:04AM