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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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    Making a black & white fine print

    Jesus Coll shows how learning to master exposure times and dodging and burning will help you produce fine art prints.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • 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 : A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A fascinating underground world awaits your discovery. Find out what you need and how to shoot in the dark from a leading cave photographer.

    • 8 Jan 2001
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    Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    Colin Speedie, photographer and professional yachtsman, talks about the Shark Trust project and how the Canon EOS 1V helps him to achieve spectacular results.

    • 1 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : What Goes Into The Making Of A Single Image?

    What Goes Into The Making Of A Single Image?

    Michael Levin shares his tips on deciding on photographic locations and making decisions on what to shoot.

    • 29 Jun 2011
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    Black and White Photography: The Nude

    The latest book in Terry Hope's Black and White Photography series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.

    • 1 Jan 2001
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    The digital stocking filter - Photoshop guide

    An old Hollywood film trick to smooth skin tones was to film through a soft filter. Photographers of the stars have used the same trick. Here's how it's done digitally.

    • 12 Jan 2001
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    Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how with just a piece of card.

    • 3 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Digital: Taking the plunge Part 3

    Digital: Taking the plunge Part 3

    Professional Social photographer David Simm explains how you can safeguard your business.

    • 6 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Introduction To The Lightroom Workspace

    Introduction To The Lightroom Workspace

    For those new to Lightroom, here's a quick introduction to the workspace.

    • 26 Feb 2013
  • Thumbnail : Capturing what the eye cannot see

    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
  • Thumbnail : Using the curves tool to adjust contrast

    Using the curves tool to adjust contrast

    Michael Bates shows us how to use the curve tool to control the exposure and colour of an image.

    • 3 Sep 2008
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Nikon D7200 DSLR Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D7200 and find out what has changed between the D7100 and D7200.
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Panasonic Lumix TZ70 Review
The Panasonic Lumix TZ70 offers a 30x optical zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a lower resolution 12.1 megapixel sensor. Say what? Yes, a lower resolution sensor.
3 Mar 2015 8:44AM
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17 Apr 2015 3:16pm
Olympus Firmware Update For OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus has announced a firmware update for the OM-D E-M5 Mark II with 3 main improvements.
17 Apr 2015 1:02PM
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17 Apr 2015 2:31pm
Nikon Service Advisory For 300mm f/4 Lens
Nikon has confirmed a service advisory for the 300mm f/4 lens exhibiting blur in some situations when used with D800, D800E or D810 DSLRs.
17 Apr 2015 1:34PM
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17 Apr 2015 12:33pm
Pentax HD P-DA AF 1.4X AW Rear Converter Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Pentax HD PENTAX DA AF 1.4X AW Rear Converter for Pentax Digital SLRs.
19 Jun 2014 9:18AM
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16 Apr 2015 10:25am
Self-Powered Camera Created By Scientists
Scientists have created a camera which doesn't need batteries as it's powered by the light it captures.
16 Apr 2015 10:00AM
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15 Apr 2015 10:14pm
Pentax Firmware Updates For K-3, K-S1 And K-S2
Pentax has released firmware updates for its K-3, K-S1 and K-S2 DSLR cameras.
15 Apr 2015 11:55AM
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15 Apr 2015 5:09pm
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM C Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary telephoto zoom lens.
31 Mar 2015 10:41AM
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15 Apr 2015 4:13pm
Top 10 Samyang Lenses 2015
10 highest rated Samyang lenses reviewed on ePHOTOzine.
14 Apr 2015 12:31PM
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14 Apr 2015 5:19pm
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro portrait lens. With a bright aperture, creative effect and macro ability, find out how this unique lens performs.
7 Apr 2015 11:00AM