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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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Nikon D810 DSLR Full Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D810, an update to the D800/D800E, with a number of improvements could this be the best DSLR Nikon has ever made?
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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
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22 Aug 2014 11:21am
Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Review
We test the Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Micro Four Thirds camera, with built in Wi-Fi and wide-angle zoom lens.
19 Aug 2014 2:59PM
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22 Aug 2014 10:19am
Samsung Introduce A New UD970 UHD Monitor
Samsung has introduced its first professional UHD monitor to its range of displays.
22 Aug 2014 8:31AM
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21 Aug 2014 10:31pm
Samsung DV150F Review
Samsung DV150F Review
The Samsung DV150F is a compact camera from Samsung with a front screen built in, as well as Wi-Fi for instant sharing.
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21 Aug 2014 8:15pm
Is Long Exposure Photography For You?
Find out if long exposure photography is for you by thinking about 8 simple questions.
16 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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21 Aug 2014 5:10pm
Leica UK Announces M Part Exchange Programme
Leica M owners can now part-exchange their current M body for a new Leica M (Typ 240).
20 Aug 2014 8:49AM
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21 Aug 2014 4:24pm
Next Generation Of The Leica Rangefinder Camera
Leica has expanded its Rangefinder range with the new Leica M-P.
21 Aug 2014 2:52PM
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20 Aug 2014 1:45pm
Canon Launches Printers With NFC
Canon has updated Pixma and CanoScan ranges with new NFC connectivity models.
19 Aug 2014 9:57AM
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20 Aug 2014 12:52pm
Pinhole Photography In The Orkney Islands
Children in Orkney will be learning how to take 4 month exposures with pinhole cameras.
20 Aug 2014 9:23AM