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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
  • 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
  • Thumbnail : Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    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
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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
  • Thumbnail : The digital stocking filter - Photoshop guide

    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
  • Thumbnail : Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    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 : 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
  • 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
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ePHOTOzine Chats To Dave Kai-Piper
ePHOTOzine Chats To Dave Kai-Piper
Dave Kai-Piper is a Pentax Ricoh photographer that shoots everything from models to weddings and gig photography.
21 Nov 2013 4:01PM
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23 Sep 2014 12:13pm
Photographing Water In The Landscape
Learn how to take top images of watery themed landscapes with our essential tips.
22 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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23 Sep 2014 11:38am
Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens, as well as the Kipon HandeVision 12mm f/2.8 lens for mirrorless cameras.
20 Sep 2014 9:21PM
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22 Sep 2014 10:01pm
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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22 Sep 2014 8:56pm
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
We compare the two Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lenses to see if there are any additional benefits with the new version II lens.
16 Aug 2013 12:25PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:15pm
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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22 Sep 2014 6:39pm
Samsung NX1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Samsung NX1, with a 28.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K video and 15fps continuous shooting.
15 Sep 2014 11:00AM
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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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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