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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.
Mark Elliott shows you how to make sure your camera's performing as it should.
Here are some basic tips to consider before you next hit the shutter.
If you are stuck indoors or get caught outdoors in a downpour, here are some ideas on how you can still enjoy some photography.
If you have to take photographs in the middle of the day make sure you make your own shade.
Sunrise can be one of the most beautiful natural spectacles to photograph. Here's our handy beginner's guide to to taking some stunning pictures of them.
Michael Bates shows us how to use GIMP's Path tool to selectively colour an object.
Lean how to add watermarks to images in GIMP.
Michael Bates show us how to create a frosted glass border in GIMP.
Don't think that bad weather means you have to stay indoors as John Gravett explains.
If you take your camera to your local park you'll find plenty of interesting objects to photograph.
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.
To work with images in Lightroom you first need to be able to import them.
Use Photoshop Elements to create a Christmas card.
Here are some hints and tips for making your own jigsaw with a photo.
Here are 10 of the most popular night photography tutorials ePHOTOzine has posted.
See how you can quickly remove a background from a photo with Photoshop's Magic Eraser Tool.
The way you develop a picture can add to the creativity. Here's a simple technique by Heather Powell to develop your darkroom skills
A simple technique that you can use to change the colour of part of an image without having to make tricky cutouts or complex selections.
How to make objects in layers take on the shape of objects in lower layers
Kat Landreth from Pare & Focus shows how easy it is to whiten a dull background in GIMP.
Professional portrait photographer Rossella Vanon shares her top tips for taking better portraits.
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