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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.
Peter Bargh provides an all-inclusive guide to developing your first black and white film.
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.
Pixels, resolution and compression expained.
All you need to know to get close to your subject
Here's another roundup of some of the great landscape talent we have on the site.
It's not just about light and exposure, Alex Lee suggests gaining a rapport with your subject is essential if you want to take natural and relaxed portraits.
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.
Discover some simple techniques to master an advanced subject with the assistance of professional motorsports photographer, Mike Veglia .
A fascinating underground world awaits your discovery. Find out what you need and how to shoot in the dark from a leading cave photographer.
Keywording is something all photographers should be doing but not all do. Here three keywording specialists and two professional photographers who use the system successfully talk to ePHOTOzine about this confusing subject.
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.
Windows XP comes with a small program called Windows Movie Maker that most photographers may not have realised could be a useful tool. Peter Bargh shows you how it can be used as great tool for creating fun slide shows.
Open your cutlery draw and get creative with your forks.
Improve your flash pictures by getting the flashgun off your camera and firing it remotely with a slave.
A quick budget way to light a wine glass with the edges highlighted.
What better time to try a spot of food photography than Christmas!
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.
For those who want to learn how to photograph seals, take a look at this article.
Chris Burfoot continues his excellent guide to getting the best results from studio lighting.
The snow may not be falling outside but don't worry; there's an easy way to create it in Photoshop.
Markets are a great location for photography, especially for shots of people.
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