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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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    How To Cope With Bad Weather

    How to cope with bad weather so it doesn't spoil your day of photography.

    • 4 Oct 2012
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    Using filters - a practical guide

    Optical filters can make all the difference to your pictures, especially when you shoot on transparency film, as Mike Busselle explains.

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Backyard Safari Pt 3

    Ian Andrews continues his series to explain why a telphoto is a good choice for wildlife photography

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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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    Zoo Photography

    Take your camera along to the zoo for some close up animal photography.

    • 29 May 2013
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    Wide Angle Portraits

    You don't always have to reach for the long lens when it comes to portraits.

    • 24 Jun 2013
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    Using Teleconverters

    A teleconverter will seriously enhance your lens's pulling power, so are ideal accessories for nature and action photographers.

    • 20 Aug 2013
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    Macro on a budget

    Ben Boswell shows you how you don't have to spend huge amounts of money to get great macro results.

    • 5 Aug 2010
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    Tips On Using Wide Angle Lenses In Towns

    Take your wide angle lens out with you and exaggerate the angles of your town.

    • 19 Nov 2013
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    Four Ways To Create A Vignette In Photoshop

    Vignettes are a simple yet subtle way to guide the eye through a shot and here are four ways to create one.

    • 17 Jan 2012
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    A simplified zone system for correctly exposing negatives

    Norman Koren explains why you should learn how to use your camera's meter and the Zone system to make your photos stand out from the crowd

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Severe cold weather photography

    Mountaineer, diver, photographer, lecturer and author, Jack Jackson shares his wealth of experiences in this extreme weather photography guide

    • 5 Jan 2001
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22 Sep 2014 7:18am
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 3:02PM
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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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20 Sep 2014 9:15pm
Vanguard Expands Free Photo Guide Range
Vanguard has added two more photo guides which are available for download via the Vanguard website.
15 Sep 2014 9:15AM
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20 Sep 2014 8:34pm
SanDisk Announce World's Highest Capacity Card
SanDisk has announced a 512GB SD card which is currently the largest available.
12 Sep 2014 1:45PM
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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20 Sep 2014 5:34am
30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 5:52pm
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap And K-3 Gunmetal
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap and K-3 Gunmetal Edition shown at Photokina 2014. Updated 18/09/2014.
18 Sep 2014 6:50PM
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19 Sep 2014 4:08pm
Pentax Q-S1 Hands-On Preview
We look at the Pentax Q-S1 at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 1:54PM
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19 Sep 2014 1:26pm
Pentax Accessories That Should Be In Your Suitcase
Here's a round-up of Pentax accessories that you shouldn't leave for your holidays without.
14 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 12:45pm
Pentax K-S1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Pentax K-S1 DSLR - the smallest DSLR from Pentax.
19 Sep 2014 11:27AM