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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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Final April Photo Month Winner Announced
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 2-Month User Review
Olympus OM-D E-M5 2-Month User Review
ePHOTOzine member, Brian Wadie gives us his impressions of using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 as a replacement for his Canon gear.
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Top 10 Quickest SD MicroSD Memory Cards Tested
We test the latest SDHC / SDXC, MicroSD and Sony memory cards to find out which are the quickest. Updated April 2015.
22 Apr 2015 12:00AM
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2 May 2015 3:06pm
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) Review
We review the brand-new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) with a new 24 megapixel black and white CMOS sensor.
30 Apr 2015 2:00PM
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1 May 2015 2:18pm
Samsung Is Our New Photo Of The Week Sponsor!
A new Photo of the Week sponsor has been announced and winners of the accolade will now receive a great prize from Samsung.
1 May 2015 8:00AM
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1 May 2015 2:15pm
Nikon 1 J5 Review
The Nikon 1 J5 is the latest mirrorless camera from Nikon and features an all new 20.8 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor for improved image quality as well as 4K video recording.
29 Apr 2015 12:20PM
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1 May 2015 1:16pm
Lomography Announce f/2.8 32mm Lens
Lomography has announced a lens for digital cameras featuring an f/2.8 aperture.
30 Apr 2015 12:02PM
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1 May 2015 12:54pm
5.2mm Thick Pankake Lens Announced
MS-Optical has announced a new 21mm f/4.5 lens that is just 5.2mm in thickness.
1 May 2015 10:16AM
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30 Apr 2015 3:45pm
Leica Announce Monochrom M (Type 246)
Leica has announced the M Monochrom (Type 246) black and white rangefinder camera.
30 Apr 2015 2:00PM
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30 Apr 2015 12:28pm
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