Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
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.
We give you some tips on candid photography technique.
David Clapp shows us how The Nikon 14-24 Lens on a Canon 1DsIII can be used for landscapes.
Read about Niall Benvie's 2020Vision photography assignment to the north west Highlands of Scotland and pick up some landscape photography tips.
Why not photograph the Olympic torch as it comes through your area?
This guide shows you how to make someone look great without them going under the knife!
Need to photograph a group of people and you're not sure how to light the shot? Take a look at this article.
Damian McGillicuddy takes you behind the scenes of another one of his shoots to share some of his shooting secrets.
John Gravett shares his top tips on how photographers can take photos and survive the cold weather.
Following on from last month's article on beginners astrophotography Michael A. Covington now goes one stage further and explain about telescopes and how to use them to view stars and planets.
Attaching a flash umbrella to your studio flash light is the first step to better lighting and is one of the basic principals of lighting “The bigger the light the softer it is”. Here we explain one of the basic lighting improvements in our studio lighting beginners' guide series. Words and Pictures Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP
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.
Here are a few tips for taking some great macro shots this festive season.
What's ISO, how and when can it be used? We answer these questions here.
How to create a low and high key vignette in Photoshop.
Sending pictures by email is easy with a tiny amount of computer knowledge
Here are some top tips for people starting out in festive photography this Christmas.
5 quick ways to produce more pleasing shots.
Peter Bargh looks at a fun way to turn your archive of thousands of photographs into a mosaic using a free download program called Andrea Mosaic.
John Gravett shows you how to make sure every snow-scene shot you take is as white as the real thing.
Ted Byrne shares his tips on photographing Hummingbirds.
Here are a few tips on photography in an Arboretum.
Techniques RSS Feed
Subscribe to the Techniques RSS feed and get instant updates.
Subscribe to Techniques RSS Feed
Join Our Free Newsletter
1st December 2013 - 31st December 2013This December you can win one of three fantastic Intuos Pro tablets courtesy of Wacom!
Designed for creativity, these innovative pen tablets combine Wacom&rs...
15th December 2013 - 21st December 2013It's week three of Santa Vanguard's bumper giveaway!
This week, you can win an Actus Plus 323 CT tripod by showing us your best 'Slow Shutter Speed...
December's Photo Month
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.