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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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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 9: A total respray

    In this article from our series using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to respray your Camper van. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your own car photos.

    • 1 Oct 2008
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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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    Focal lengths in portraits

    Duncan Evans goes on a whirlwind tour of focal lengths when shooting portraits and explains what not to shoot.

    • 28 Jun 2007
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    South African wildlife experience

    Daniel Locke Wheaton, captures South Africa's wildlife with the helpful of sponsors PhotoGlossy.com and Dunns Imaging.

    • 12 Jan 2002
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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 1: Wheel Arches

    In this series of articles using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to pimp up a Camper van and here we work on the wheel arches. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your car photos.

    • 30 Sep 2008
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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 3: Widening Tires

    In this series of articles using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to pimp up a Camper van and here we work on widening the tires. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your own car photos.

    • 1 Oct 2008
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Using The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Lens For Macro Work

    David Clapp swaps people for plants as he puts the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 to the test as a macro lens.

    • 6 Jul 2011
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    Photographing Damselflies

    John Gravett of Lakeland Photographic Holidays goes on the hunt for Damselflies.

    • 3 May 2012
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    Taking Better Glamour Photos

    This article lists some simple tips you can use to make your photos stand out.

    • 17 Nov 2010
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    Why You Need To Support Your Camera

    Holding a camera steady is essential if you want to make the most of your camera and lens quality.

    • 16 Jan 2014
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Pentax K-3 II Review
John Riley reviews the new Pentax K-3 II DSLR, with a 24 megapixel sensor and pixel shift technology to produce sharper images.
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6 Jul 2015 5:36pm
MindShift Gear And Think Tank Competition Winners Announced
Find out which 6 lucky ePHOTOzine members got their hands on a Think Tank or MindShift Gear bag in June's competition.
6 Jul 2015 1:51PM
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5 Jul 2015 2:54pm
Flower Photography With A Nikon Camera
Flower Photography With A Nikon Camera
Flower photography specialist Jacky Parker shares some top tips with ePHOTOzine.
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5 Jul 2015 2:18pm
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Hands-On
We go hands-on with the new Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II with high speed shooting and 4K video.
15 Jun 2015 4:49PM
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5 Jul 2015 10:56am
Canon Powershot G3 X Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Canon Powershot G3 X, with a 1inch sensor and 25x optical zoom lens.
18 Jun 2015 5:00AM
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3 Jul 2015 3:43pm
EU Law Change Could Play Havoc With Photography Restrictions
A proposed EU law could remove the right to publish photos of public spaces without restrictions from photographers.
3 Jul 2015 12:42PM
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3 Jul 2015 8:49am
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4
Nikon has announced a new 16-80mm Nikkor lens with a compact build, ideal for travel photographers.
2 Jul 2015 10:28AM
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2 Jul 2015 1:28pm
HOYA Cokin IR Filters Review
Infrared filters are an easy way to take infrared photos without altering your camera. We find out how they perform.
26 Jun 2015 2:11PM
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2 Jul 2015 11:52am
Keep Shooting Through The Rain With A Tokina Hydrophilic Filter
Tokina are protecting your lenses from rain with a filter that repels moisture.
1 Jul 2015 5:30PM
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1 Jul 2015 2:17pm
A New Site Can Figure Out If Your Photos Contain Nudity
Isitnude is a new site photographers can use to clarify if their image contains nudity and as a result, know if an adult tag is needed on some photography sites.
30 Jun 2015 2:02PM