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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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    How To Capture Smiling Close Ups Of Children

    We talk to Annabel Williams about capturing smiling shots of children without forcing cheesy grins.

    • 23 Jul 2013
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    HDR Photography

    Learn how to shoot HDR images manually and with a built-in HDR mode.

    • 25 Feb 2014
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    Wildlife photography on safari in Africa

    Good equipment and technical knowledge are both important to taking strong wildlife photographs, but there are also a great many ways of improving your results that have less to do with cutting edge technology than with how you look through your lens, explains wildlife expert, Ariadne Van Zandbergen.

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Developing your first black & white film

    Peter Bargh provides an all-inclusive guide to developing your first black and white film.

    • 7 Jan 2002
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    Starting out with Infrared photography

    Load up your camera with infrared film and shoot the world in a whole new light.

    • 9 Jan 2002
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    Snappin the stage

    Starting out in stage photography? There are a few rules you can apply.

    • 3 Jan 2002
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    Studio lighting on a budget

    Despite what some experts say, you don't have to own five studio flash heads to produce high-key lighting.

    • 3 Jan 2002
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    Digital: Taking the plunge Part 2

    Second in a three part series on moving to digital

    • 5 Jan 2003
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    Use your printer to create stylish hats

    Style guru Wayne Hemingway uses an Epson printer to make hats for special events. This simple seven step guide will help you make your own designer hat!

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Photographing flowers, fields and gardens

    Some people seem unaware that to take a great flower photograph you need just as much passion and skill as you do for portrait, landscape or wildlife photography. Here is a quick guide to show you how to take a great photograph of a flower or garden.

    • 12 Sep 2008
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    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.

    • 19 Sep 2008
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    Advice from a pro digital fashion photographer

    Bruce Smith is a fashion photographer with over 30 years experience in the industry. His new book, Pro Digital Fashion Photography tells you everything you need to know to succeed in the fashion industry. Here he offers some advice about taking great fashion photographs.

    • 26 Sep 2008
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30 Sep 2014 1:59pm
2 Spaces Left On Dorset Landscape Workshop
A workshop taking place in Dorset tomorrow currently has 2 places left for landscape fans.
30 Sep 2014 11:45AM
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30 Sep 2014 10:39am
Essential Tips For Capturing Landscapes In Fog & Mist
Here are a few tips to help you capture outdoor shots on mist days.
23 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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29 Sep 2014 7:15pm
Lytro Illum Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Lytro Illum, the new professional light field camera.
24 Sep 2014 10:36AM
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29 Sep 2014 2:50pm
Pompidoo Announce Camera Bag For Men
Pompidoo have announced a new camera bag, aimed at male photographers.
27 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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29 Sep 2014 8:21am
Arboretum Photography Tips
Here are a few tips on photography in an Arboretum.
29 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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28 Sep 2014 11:37pm
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
26 Sep 2014 11:05AM
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28 Sep 2014 6:53am
How To Shoot Sunbeams Through Trees
Learn how to capture beams of light bursting through trees.
28 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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26 Sep 2014 11:24pm
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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26 Sep 2014 8:57pm
10 Reasons Why A Tripod Is An Essential Tool For Landscape Photographers
See why we believe a tripod is an essential tool for photographers shooting landscapes.
26 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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26 Sep 2014 6:32pm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60, a compact premium camera with 30x optical zoom and an 18.1 megapixel MOS sensor.
5 Feb 2014 6:25PM