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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.
David Cantwell shares some of his tips and tricks for great product photography.
Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.
Infra-red photography is a bit like Marmite you either love it or hate it and John Powell, the founder of the Infra-Red Photographic Society most definitely adores it. He started taking infra-red images in the eighties and here he tells ePHOTOzine why more people should be looking at the world in a way we can't usually see.
Tips on how to photograph graphical shapes in the landscape and around your town.
Damian McGillicuddy shares more of his photography knowledge and asks: is the PEN mightier than the sword?
Tony Shapps of the WideScreen Centre provides an insight into the fascinating world of 3-D, or Stereoscopy
The latest book in Terry Hope's <EM>Black and White Photography </EM>series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.
Edwin Devey shows how to make and use a light painting device.
The complete guide to Argyrotype with our host, Dr Mike Ware
A comprehensive pictorial guide to the Platino-Palladiotype process with Dr Mike Ware
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.
How to give your images a pop of colour in Photoshop.
Here is a round up of just some of the top motorsport and car photographers found on ePHOTOzine.
How to extend the background of an image in Photoshop.
Paint Shop Pro X2 has a powerful tool dedicated to replacing a colour and its variants within any given image...as Michael Bates finds out when he makes a leaf take on an autumn glow.
Vignettes are a simple yet subtle way to guide the eye through a shot and here are four ways to create one.
Polo might not be everyone's cup of tea but it is a photogenic sport.
Light is not always what it seems. Peter explains about colour temperature.
Steve Davey and David Taylor are professional travel photographers who have a spot of advice on improving your photographs once you're home.
Michael Bates shows us how to remove imperfections and improve an image in Gimp.
15 tips you should consider when taking photographs at a zoo.
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