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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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    Beginner's Guide To ISO

    What's ISO, how and when can it be used? We answer these questions here.

    • 17 Dec 2013
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    How to use the ISO setting on a digital camera

    Digital cameras, like film cameras, often have an ISO setting, but what does this means and how do you use it? All is explained here...

    • 6 Jan 2003
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    Noise Management

    Robin Whalley shares his noise knowledge and tells us how we can avoid it.

    • 21 Dec 2010
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    Why Wide ISO Range Is Useful

    Here, we take a look at why having a wide ISO range can help you take a wider range of photos.

    • 17 Jan 2014
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    Create Grainy Shots

    Higher ISOs and noise aren't always something we should shy away from. Find out why here.

    • 9 Oct 2011
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    Tips On Photographing A Balloon Night Glow

    Here are a few tips to help you take better photos of a balloon night glow.

    • 13 Jun 2012
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    Image Sharpening With Lightroom 3

    Robin Whalley demonstrates how you can use Lightroom 3 for sharpening and managing noise in your photos.

    • 14 Feb 2012
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    Portraits by candlelight

    Try shooting portraits with a difference. Forget the flashgun and light up a candle or two for people pictures with a difference.

    • 5 Mar 2010
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    Low light tips with Karl Taylor

    Karl Taylor has some essential tips that will keep you taking great photos even when there’s only a little bit of light in the sky.

    • 14 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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    Shooting Landscapes With Compact Cameras

    Is there such thing as the right camera when it comes to shooting landscapes? Robin Whalley gets his compact out to put this theory to the test.

    • 9 May 2011
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    Low Light Photography Tips

    Advice to help you take better photos in low light.

    • 3 Nov 2012
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30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
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5 Easy Ways To Prevent Camera Shake
Here are five simple ways you can stop camera shake spoiling your shots.
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MPB Bring Canon EF 1200mm Lens To London
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What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
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Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
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Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
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29 Aug 2014 11:42am
Portrait Professional 12 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of PortraitPro v12 - the advanced portrait retouching software.
27 Aug 2014 10:01AM
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29 Aug 2014 8:12am
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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29 Aug 2014 12:50am
Olympus PEN E-PL7 Hands-On Preview
We go hands on with the new Olympus PEN E-PL7 with built in Wi-Fi and Selfie touch-screen, and post sample photos from the camera.
28 Aug 2014 9:32PM