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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.

  • Thumbnail : Backyard Safari Pt 4

    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
  • Thumbnail : Making a submission to a magazine

    Making a submission to a magazine

    Ever wondered how other people get their images published? Well there really isn’t any secret as Cheryl Surry explains.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Sharpen'o'Matic - a digital sharpening technique

    Sharpen'o'Matic - a digital sharpening technique

    Matthew Page looks at a sharpening technique that's designed to give a little punch and undo some of the softness inherent in the DSLR sensor.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Splitting the image

    Splitting the image

    Images with large amounts of colour noise can lead to bigger files when using Jpeg compression, Matthew Page describes his technique for reducing the noise, without sacrificing detail.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : How to photograph the US Slot Canyons

    How to photograph the US Slot Canyons

    Russ Barker, takes us on a scenic tour of the American Southwest Slot Canyons and explains all you need to know to get a good set of photos.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Tagging pictures with FotoAlbum Pro

    Tagging pictures with FotoAlbum Pro

    By assigning "tags" or attributes – keywords, ratings, dates and captions to images – photographers can categorize and organize their content.

    • 6 Oct 2006
  • Thumbnail : Lasso technique in Corel Paint Shop Pro (Freehand selection)

    Lasso technique in Corel Paint Shop Pro (Freehand selection)

    Rebecca Bradley shows us how to use the Freehand Lasso Tool

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Fruit cocktail - modern art

    Fruit cocktail - modern art

    Duncan Evans explains how to slice up objects to give them a 3D feel, then arrange them into an arty print, using Paint Shop Pro.

    • 11 May 2007
  • Thumbnail : Summer portraits

    Summer portraits

    Should summer deign to show its rosy cheeks again you might be tempted to rush out, camera in hand, to capture that warmth in your portraits but, as Duncan Evans explains, bright sunshine brings specific problems.

    • 18 Jul 2007
  • Thumbnail : Portraits: What's in a Face?

    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
  • Thumbnail : Rescue an underexposed portrait photography using free image editing software

    Rescue an underexposed portrait photography using free image editing software

    This tutorial will show you how to fix the lighting in an outdoor photograph using GIMP's colour and sharpening tools while maintaining a natural end result.

    • 29 May 2008
  • Thumbnail : Replacing the background in a photograph using Gimp

    Replacing the background in a photograph using Gimp

    Here we are going to learn how to replace the background of a photograph and correct the lighting so that the two images are seamlessly combined to recreate a special moment. Michael Bates is your tutor and he's using the free editing program Gimp

    • 25 Jun 2008
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27 Feb 2015 1:43pm
Venus 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review
Paul Iddon tests the Venus 60mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens, the World's only 2:1 macro lens to offer infinite focus.
26 Feb 2015 2:38PM
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26 Feb 2015 9:50pm
Sony Alpha A7-II Review
Reviewed: The Sony Alpha A7-II - The updated camera features improved handling and controls, along with in-camera image stabilisation.
25 Feb 2015 9:30AM
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26 Feb 2015 8:20pm
Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Nikkor Review
Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Nikkor Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the telephoto zoom Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Nikkor Lens.
9 Jun 2011 10:16AM
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26 Feb 2015 2:08pm
Metabones Speed Booster Review
David Thorpe reviews the Metabones Speed Booster with Micro Four Thirds, designed to give brighter, sharper images.
26 Feb 2015 10:49AM
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26 Feb 2015 7:04am
World's 1st Drop-In Filter Adapter
A start-up company in Hong Kong has created a new filter system they hope will come into production with the public's help.
24 Feb 2015 10:35AM
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25 Feb 2015 8:45pm
ePz Member Shortlisted For Sony World Photography Awards
ePHOTOzine member Simon Morris has once again been selected for the Sony World Photography Awards shortlist.
24 Feb 2015 11:06AM
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25 Feb 2015 7:59pm
Harman UK Student Photographer Competition Winners
Harman has announced the winners of the UK Student Competition 2014 entitled 'Motion'.
25 Feb 2015 1:44PM
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25 Feb 2015 6:27pm
Konost Looks To Build True Digital Rangefinder
A new company is looking to launch the world's first true digital rangefinder camera.
24 Feb 2015 11:16AM
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25 Feb 2015 3:20pm
Nikon D5500 DSLR Review
We review the new D5500, the updated Digital SLR features a new touch-screen and a more compact and ergonomic body design. Is this the best entry into the Nikon DSLR range to date?
25 Feb 2015 1:48PM
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23 Feb 2015 5:16pm
Leica X Typ 113 Review
Reviewed the new Leica X (Typ 113) with bright 23mm f/1.7 Leica Summilux ASPH. lens.
13 Feb 2015 1:08PM