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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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    Colour management with Dr Richard Hann

    When the pictures you print out don't look like the ones you see on your computer monitor you need to manage your colour. Dr Richard Hann explains how.

    • 10 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Astrophotography without a telescope

    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
  • Thumbnail : Uneven Development - darkoom guide

    Uneven Development - darkoom guide

    The way you develop a picture can add to the creativity. Here's a simple technique by Heather Powell to develop your darkroom skills

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective, and the only extra you need is a piece of card. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine is our guide.

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Black & white landscape photography

    Black & white landscape photography

    Tom McGahan extols the virtues of shooting landscapes in black & white

    • 4 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Digital black & white photography

    Digital black & white photography

    Think black & white and become more creativity with your digital photography.

    • 3 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Digital: Taking the plunge Part 1

    Digital: Taking the plunge Part 1

    First part of a three part series considers camera choice and how to save your digital photos

    • 4 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : How to photograph fireworks

    How to photograph fireworks

    Whenever there's a major celebration our skies become explosive with fireworks. Learn how to capture these moments with your camera

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Watermarking your photos in Photoshop 7 and CS

    Watermarking your photos in Photoshop 7 and CS

    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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Making a submission to a magazine

    Making a submission to a magazine

    Ever wondered how other people get their images published? Well there really isnít any secret as Cheryl Surry explains.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Customisable Duotones in GIMP

    Customisable Duotones in GIMP

    Michael Bates shows us how Duotones can be changed for both practical and artistic reasons, and with GIMP itís as easy as clicking a few buttons and trying out a few colours.

    • 7 Nov 2008
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    Capturing what the eye cannot see

    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.

    • 25 Nov 2008
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30 Aug 2014 5:32pm
MPB Bring Canon EF 1200mm Lens To London
MPB Photographic recently bought the super rare canon EF 1200mm lens to London.
30 Aug 2014 6:00AM
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29 Aug 2014 5:29pm
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
13 Aug 2012 8:42AM
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29 Aug 2014 11:42am
Portrait Professional 12 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of PortraitPro v12 - the advanced portrait retouching software.
27 Aug 2014 10:01AM
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29 Aug 2014 8:12am
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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29 Aug 2014 12:50am
Olympus PEN E-PL7 Hands-On Preview
We go hands on with the new Olympus PEN E-PL7 with built in Wi-Fi and Selfie touch-screen, and post sample photos from the camera.
28 Aug 2014 9:32PM
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28 Aug 2014 7:33pm
Pentax Release New DSLR With 'Innovative Illuminated Body'
Pentax has today released a new digital SLR camera, available in 12 fashionable colour variations.
27 Aug 2014 11:15PM
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28 Aug 2014 6:50am
Create Balance In Landscapes With These Tips
Here's a few quick tips on why balancing landscapes is important.
22 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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27 Aug 2014 10:36pm
Fujifilm X30 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Fujifilm X30 - the new serious compact camera from Fujifilm features an electronic viewfinder, a tilting screen and built in Wi-Fi.
26 Aug 2014 5:00AM
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27 Aug 2014 10:25pm
Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro
A telephoto lens covering the popular 70-300mm range with Low Dispersion glass and a built-in 1:2 Macro feature.
16 Mar 2010 9:08AM
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27 Aug 2014 4:03pm
ePHOTOzine's Photo Month Winner Week 3
Find out who's won a Lenspen SensorKlear Loupe kit this week.
27 Aug 2014 3:16PM
  • Thumbnail : Get Creative With Colour Balance

    Get Creative With Colour Balance

    You don't always have to play by the rules when you're taking your photos.

    • 13 Nov 2013
  • Thumbnail : What's in a face?

    What's in a face?

    Let your portraits tell a story by capturing some character.

    • 15 Jun 2010
  • Thumbnail : Fungi Photography

    Fungi Photography

    As the leaves fall off the trees and the nights get longer venturing outside into the damp and cold to take a photograph of a mushroom isn't something everyone will want to do. Here, two photographers who specialise in fungi photography tell us why we should be photographing mushrooms and how to capture them in their best light.

  • Thumbnail : Superimposing images in Photoshop

    Superimposing images in Photoshop

    When you paste an object into another picture make sure it looks like it belongs there by adding a shadow.

    • 24 Nov 2010
  • Thumbnail : Creative zoom bursts using a camera lens

    Creative zoom bursts using a camera lens

    If you have a zoom lens with a manual zoom ring you can adjust it as you take the photograph and create interesting effects.

  • Thumbnail : Shoot Better Environmental Portraits With These Tips

    Shoot Better Environmental Portraits With These Tips

    Environmental portrait photography can be difficult to master, but once you do master it, the results can be amazing.

    • 30 Aug 2014
  • Thumbnail : Have a Chemical Bath

    Have a Chemical Bath

    No, itís not an article on body disposal. Duncan Evans explains how to distress those lovely clean digital images.

    • 17 Dec 2007
  • Thumbnail : Capturing Snowy Landscapes

    Capturing Snowy Landscapes

    Pick up some tips on photographing snowy landscapes.

    • 1 Dec 2013
  • 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.

  • Thumbnail : Eye photography tips

    Eye photography tips

    Tips on photographing close-ups of eyes.

    • 26 Feb 2011