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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.

  • Thumbnail : Using two bath developers - advanced darkroom guide

    Using two bath developers - advanced darkroom guide

    Fine Prints demand fine negatives - how do we get these without zone system processing? Barry Thornton has the answer using a two bath developer

    • 1 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Making a test strip - traditional darkroom ideas

    Making a test strip - traditional darkroom ideas

    Unless you have the insight of Mystic Meg you'll need to make a test strip to determine the correct exposure time when making an enlargement. Peter Bargh is your guide for this traditional darkroom technique.

    • 6 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Posterisation - traditional darkroom guide

    Posterisation - traditional darkroom guide

    Fun in the darkroom? Here Peter Bargh shows you how to lower the tone to create a posterised print

    • 6 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Burning in detail - traditional darkroom technique

    Burning in detail - traditional darkroom technique

    Peter Bargh shows us how to improve our darkroom printing skills using selective exposure control.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Converting verticals using your enlarger

    Converting verticals using your enlarger

    Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how to use your enlarger to straighten up the walls of a building that are suffering from converging verticals.

    • 7 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Developing a C41 colour film

    Developing a C41 colour film

    Being in complete control of your results helps ensure better photographs. One way is to process your own C41 colour films.

    • 10 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Making a black & white fine print

    Making a black & white fine print

    Jesus Coll shows how learning to master exposure times and dodging and burning will help you produce fine art prints.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Use your enlarger to make selective crops - darkroom guide

    Use your enlarger to make selective crops - darkroom guide

    If you own, or have access to a darkroom, you could be using an enlarger to help improve your photographic composition. There is no substitute to a well composed picture in the first place, but often, through no fault of our own, we capture a picture on film that needs further help.

    • 12 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Test your darkroom safelight

    Test your darkroom safelight

    Your safelight may not be as safe as it sounds and this would result in fogged prints. Peter Bargh shows you how you can test yours and prevent disappointment.

    • 6 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Beginners' guide to photography Part 4

    Beginners' guide to photography Part 4

    Part 4 of Michael Jenkins guide to beginning photography looks at tighter framing of the subject.

    • 7 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Making a colour darkroom ringaround chart

    Making a colour darkroom ringaround chart

    Making a colour ring around is one of the best things you can do if you are trying to master colour printing. Peter Bargh explains.

    • 12 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Make your own passport photos

    Make your own passport photos

    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.

    • 1 Jan 2003
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22 Sep 2014 10:01pm
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 8:56pm
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
We compare the two Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lenses to see if there are any additional benefits with the new version II lens.
16 Aug 2013 12:25PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:15pm
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the brand new pancake lens from Canon, the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens.
19 Jun 2012 12:00AM
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22 Sep 2014 6:39pm
Samsung NX1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Samsung NX1, with a 28.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K video and 15fps continuous shooting.
15 Sep 2014 11:00AM
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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