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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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    Shooting stars - part two

    Here's another way you can capture star trails.

    • 7 Apr 2010
  • Thumbnail : Simon Plant's light painting advice

    Simon Plant's light painting advice

    A technique growing in popularity is light painting and photographer Simon Plant has some advice for creating our very own light painted images.

    • 23 Oct 2009
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    Astrophotography without a telescope

    Joe Roberts says that wide field fixed tripod astrophotography is the simplest form of astrophotography. It's the ideal starting point, because it takes only basic equipment, and even first timers can get very nice results!

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Taking photographs whatever the weather

    Mark Humpage is a stormchaser and elemental photographer. Here's his advice on capturing the weather.

    • 27 Mar 2009
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23 Aug 2014 11:08am
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 10:55pm
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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22 Aug 2014 5:45pm
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?
8 Aug 2014 1:23PM
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22 Aug 2014 4:19pm
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 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.
22 May 2013 12:00AM
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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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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