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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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    Olympic Torch Relay Photography Tips

    Why not photograph the Olympic torch as it comes through your area?

    • 13 Jun 2012
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    Astrophotography

    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.

    • 11 Jan 2001
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    Making people beautiful

    This guide shows you how to make someone look great without them going under the knife!

    • 26 Feb 2009
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    Lighting large groups of people

    Need to photograph a group of people and you're not sure how to light the shot? Take a look at this article.

    • 25 Mar 2011
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    Top Cold Weather Photography Tips

    John Gravett shares his top tips on how photographers can take photos and survive the cold weather.

    • 6 Dec 2011
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    Michael Freeman's Backlighting Tips

    Learn more about backlighting about from Michael Freeman in this extract from his latest book.

    • 18 Jul 2012
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    Beginners' guide to photography Part 2

    Part 2 of our beginner's guide to photography Michael Jenkins suggests we look around a little more when pointing the camera at the subject

    • 6 Jan 2002
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    High light, soft light - studio lighting beginners' guide

    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

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    Bird Photography

    Struggling to capture that picture perfect Puffin? Are your subjects flying out of frame before you've clicked the shutter button? If so, you need Joe Kellard's help.

    • 16 Nov 2009
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    Tips On Photographing Athletics

    As the Olympics are getting closer, we have a few tips to help you improve your athletic photography skills.

    • 6 Jun 2012
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    Tutorial On Using Lightroom Presets

    Peter Bargh explains how Lightroom presets can save you time when making similar changes to your photos. Also how they let you perform and repeat advanced colourising and vignetting effects as well as apply treatments perfected by other users.

    • 26 Sep 2012
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    Photographing Africa's people - a guide by Ariadne Van Zandbergen


    Ariadne Van Zandbergen, a leading wildlife and travel photographer, shares a collection of tips to help you phoptograph people of Africa.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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23 Jul 2014 7:54pm
Accessories For Your New Camera
Accessories For Your New Camera
Here are a few accessories you might need for your new camera.
21 Jan 2013 3:51PM
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23 Jul 2014 3:50pm
Vanguard Alta CA 233 AGH Tripod Review
Gary Wolstenholme review the new Vaguard Alta CA 233 AGH tripod, with GH-30 pistol grip designed for the enthusiast photographer.
23 Jul 2014 10:02AM
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23 Jul 2014 11:31am
Pentax 50mm f/1.8 Lens Offer
Pick up a Pentax 50mm f/1.8 lens for £50 when you purchase a K-5 II DSLR.
23 Jul 2014 10:24AM
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23 Jul 2014 11:31am
Money-Off Pentax K-50 DSLR
Did you know the K-50 single lens kit is now retailing for £399.99 until the end of July?
23 Jul 2014 10:07AM
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23 Jul 2014 10:39am
LensPen Sensorklear Loupe Kit Review
A sensor cleaning kit for just £40 that lets you clean your own sensor? We find out how it performs in our review.
22 Jul 2014 1:54PM
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23 Jul 2014 9:10am
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6
A compact super-telephoto lens giving an equivalent angle of view of a 140-600mm on a full frame camera.
8 May 2010 12:01AM
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22 Jul 2014 4:58pm
Samsung NX3000 Review
The Samsung NX3000 is the latest entry level mirrorless camera from Samsung, and features a stylish retro design and a new 16-50mm power zoom lens.
21 Jul 2014 4:24PM
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22 Jul 2014 11:56am
Hasselblad Launches CFV-50c CMOS Back
Hasselblad has announced a new CFV-50c CMOS back for the V system.
21 Jul 2014 3:35PM
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21 Jul 2014 8:13pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Of The Week Winner
Find out why this week's Photo of the Week was awarded the accolade.
21 Jul 2014 11:24AM
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21 Jul 2014 6:31pm
That Steady Thing Released
That Steady Thing, a device that transforms your monopod into a tripod for stability leaning on various surfaces has been launched.
16 Jul 2014 9:44AM