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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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    Top Tips On Boat Photography

    Here's our guide to boat photography for beginners.

    • 19 Apr 2014
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    10 Top Transport Photography Tips

    Here are 10 more tips to help you take better photos of trains, planes, cars and other modes of transport.

    • 6 Feb 2014
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    8 Ways Blur Can Enhance Your Photographs

    Not all blur is bad as you'll find out if you read this article.

    • 16 Jul 2014
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    Top 5 Water Based Shots And Tips

    Here are some water based shot ideas and tips for getting great shots.

    • 29 May 2014
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Flash made easy

    Make the most of your camera's built-in flash to get the best results from your photos.

    • 2 Jan 2003
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    When Will I Need To Use A Tripod?

    When and why do you need to use a tripod? Find out in our list of quick tips and shooting advice.

    • 1 Jun 2011
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    Zoom Burst Photography

    Zoom burst is an interesting technique that can take some time to get right. Here's our advice to help you perfect the technique.

    • 22 Jan 2013
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    Bowls

    It might not be everyone's cup of tea but it's an easily accessible sport if you want to practice your photography.

    • 17 Aug 2010
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    Photographing Boats

    Capture better shots of boats with our photography tips.

    • 18 Apr 2013
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    8 Tips To Help Improve Your Holiday Portraits

    So, how can you take a good portrait, during the day that doesn't have deep shadows or kids pulling odd faces? Find out here.

    • 2 Jun 2014
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    Ten Reasons To Switch To Manual Focus

    Here are ten situations when manual focus can work better than your camera's auto focus.

    • 21 Feb 2013
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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 6:03pm
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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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
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19 Sep 2014 4:08pm
Pentax Q-S1 Hands-On Preview
We look at the Pentax Q-S1 at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 1:54PM
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19 Sep 2014 1:26pm
Pentax Accessories That Should Be In Your Suitcase
Here's a round-up of Pentax accessories that you shouldn't leave for your holidays without.
14 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 12:45pm
Pentax K-S1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Pentax K-S1 DSLR - the smallest DSLR from Pentax.
19 Sep 2014 11:27AM
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19 Sep 2014 10:38am
Schneider Kreuznach 14mm 30mm Micro Four Thirds Lens
Schneider Kreuznach 14mm f/2.0 and 30mm f/2.4 Micro Four Thirds Lenses shown at Photokina 2014.
18 Sep 2014 1:40PM