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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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    8 Underwater Photography Questions Answered

    Want to know how to improve your underwater shots? Take a look at these underwater photography tips.

    • 2 Jul 2014
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17 Sep 2014 5:34pm
Panasonic Lumix GM5 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix GM5, the World's smallest mirrorless camera with a built in EVF.
15 Sep 2014 1:00PM
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17 Sep 2014 4:53pm
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 300mm f/4 PRO Lens
Olympus are showing a new M.Zuiko Digital 300mm f/4 PRO telephoto lens at Photokina 2014.
17 Sep 2014 4:37PM
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17 Sep 2014 4:39pm
Photokina Roundup 2014
Here's ePHOTOzine's roundup of everything that's been going on at Photokina 2014.
17 Sep 2014 10:50AM
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17 Sep 2014 1:44pm
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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17 Sep 2014 1:32pm
Voitglander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 Lens Announced
Voitglander announced the new Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 Aspherical Lens in Micro Four Thirds lens mount at Photokina 2014.
16 Sep 2014 6:12PM
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17 Sep 2014 1:32pm
Tamron Announce 15-30mm Wide Angle Lens
Tamron has announced the release of a new 15-30mm f/2.8 ultra wide angle full-frame lens.
12 Sep 2014 9:00AM
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17 Sep 2014 1:22pm
Leica Announce V-Lux Super Zoom Compact Camera
Leica has announced the V-Lux compact, with a 25-400mm 35mm equivalent range.
16 Sep 2014 11:17AM
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17 Sep 2014 1:14pm
Leica Announce New D-Lux Compact
Leica has announced a new model in the D-Lux line of compact cameras featuring a larger four thirds sensor.
16 Sep 2014 9:34AM
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17 Sep 2014 11:09am
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Hands-On
We have a hands-on look at the new Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD full-frame lens at Photokina 2014.
17 Sep 2014 8:04AM
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17 Sep 2014 10:54am
Panasonic Lumix LX100 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix LX100 - a premium camera with a large sensor and 4K video recording.
15 Sep 2014 1:00PM