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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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    Splitting the image

    Images with large amounts of colour noise can lead to bigger files when using Jpeg compression, Matthew Page describes his technique for reducing the noise, without sacrificing detail.

    • 30 Nov -0001
  • Thumbnail : Using Photoshop to create speed

    Using Photoshop to create speed

    You often shoot images where the subject looks stationary and there's nothing worse than a motorbike stuck in its tracks. Here Peter Bargh shows you how to make that static bike come to life using a few Photoshop tools

    • 4 Jun 2007
  • Thumbnail : Turn your car into a Dream Machine using Gimp

    Turn your car into a Dream Machine using Gimp

    If you’ve ever wondered how they make cars look as good as they do in magazine adverts, then here we will learn how to get a good deal of the way towards creating a professional-looking advert for a car of your choice.

    • 18 Jun 2008
  • Thumbnail : Making people beautiful

    Making people beautiful

    This guide shows you how to make someone look great without them going under the knife!

    • 26 Feb 2009
  • Thumbnail : Portrait photography with ease

    Portrait photography with ease

    You can create great studio portraits with limited facilities and a little thought.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Using  Photoshop's Layer Masks and Paste Into

    Using Photoshop's Layer Masks and Paste Into

    Learn how to use the Paste into and Layer mask options in our advanced Photoshop masterclass step by step guide.

    • 4 Jan 2003
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    How To Use A Neutral Density Filter

    Attaching a neutral density filter to your camera lens will bring you several benefits, as Peter Bargh explains.

    • 18 Nov 2011
  • Thumbnail : Photograph Your Car

    Photograph Your Car

    Just as with portraits car photography is all about flattering the subject.

    • 25 Jul 2013
  • Thumbnail : Photography At The Coast Out Of Season

    Photography At The Coast Out Of Season

    Head to the coast when the holidaymakers aren't there and you'll find plenty of photographic opportunities.

    • 20 Oct 2012
  • Thumbnail : Photographing Lighthouses

    Photographing Lighthouses

    Four quick tips to help you improve your images of lighthouses.

    • 31 May 2011
  • Thumbnail : Heart shaped mask using Elements

    Heart shaped mask using Elements

    We show you how to create an attractive heart effect in Adobe Photoshop Elements.

    • 8 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Guide to colour temperature

    Guide to colour temperature

    Light is not always what it seems. Peter explains about colour temperature.

    • 10 Jan 2002
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Nikon D750 DSLR Review
Our full review of the new Nikon D750, the latest full-frame Digital SLR from Nikon with 6.5fps continuous shooting and built in Wi-Fi.
1 Oct 2014 3:57PM
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1 Oct 2014 2:37pm
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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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 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