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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.
Anyone can take a picture of a person but to take a really great picture of someone takes practice, patience and a little bit of know how. We spoke to three professional portrait photographers to see what tips they have for taking better portraits. Here's part one.
A carpet of red or a single bright flower, either way poppies are a wonderfully coloured, photographic subject.
How to create soft, dream-like composition.
Shawn Soderstrom may live on the opposite side of the world but he still has Autumns worth photographing. Here he tells us why we should make the most of Autumn colours.
2020VISION photographer Niall Benvie takes photos in the pine woods of his home country and tells us what's begin done to restore them. He also shares some tips on taking photos in forests.
Should all wedding photographs be posed? Michael Alan Bielat shares his opinion.
How to stay safe, keep warm and still shoot some good landscapes during winter.
Landscapes don't always have to be of rolling hills, forests and waterfalls.
In part 3 of Michael Jenkins guide to beginning photography he suggests we choose a theme for our photography
Know someone who's new to photography? Here are ten quick tips to help them get started.
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.
Peter Bargh rounds up the gadgets that will help you move really close to your subject in this guide to macro gear.
Puffins make great characters for portraits so why not head to the coast and spend an hour or two photographing these popular sea birds.
Stuck for traditional seaside photography ideas? Take a look at our top 10 tips.
Here are some tips on how you can control natural light in your photos.
learn what high key and low key lighting is.
Climb a mountain or stand on a ladder to give your images a different perspective.
Damien Lovegrove tells us why you can making notes and having ideas may be good but it wont help your business if you don't act on them.
To make sure eyes stay on your subject try adding blur to the background.
Peter Bargh shows you how to take better still lifes which, for one, could help you with your ebay listings.
This tutorial will show you how to add more punch to a sky in a photograph.
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