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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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    Corel PSPX Smart Photo Fix

    The Smart Photo Fix command is the best way to correct color, exposure, and lighting problems. You'll see how, with only one click, your photo is analyzed and corrections are suggested

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    Corel PSPX Makeover Tools

    With Paint Shop Pro X's amazing set of Makeover Tools, you'll be able to remove blemishes, whiten teeth, and brush on a tan within seconds. Retouching portions your photos has never been easier!

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    Corel PSPX Removing distractions

    The Object Remover tool turns the task of removing unwanted items into a breeze. No need to work on a multiple number of layers or with different selection tools with this new tool you'll learn quickly because everything you need is in one place.

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    Corel PSPX replacing backgrounds

    The Background Eraser tool lets you easily remove unwanted backgrounds while retaining the fine detail in your photos. Learn how to either add a new background or move the isolated subject to a new photo.

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    Corel PSPX Fixing redeye

    One of the most common problems seen in flash photography is red eye. Fortunately, Paint Shop Pro can fix this problem in one click.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Enhancing Eyes using Photoshop

    The eyes are one of the most important parts of a portrait, and usually the first thing we notice. Therefore, a small amount of enhancement on the eyes can go a very long way to producing a portrait with real zing.

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    Creating Colour Punch

    Having read about a number of techniques to increase colour oomph, Matthew Page came up with a technique that involves switching to Lab mode and adjusting curves on the a and b channels.

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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.

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    Creating mosaic photos

    Peter Bargh looks at a fun way to turn your archive of thousands of photographs into a mosaic using a free download program called Andrea Mosaic.

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    Poppy field - creative effect tutorial

    Caleb Daniels shows us how to create some artistic effects with poppies using Photoshop as his tool.

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    High Dynamic Range (HDR) explained

    The concept of high dynamic range processing has been around since 1997, but has started to increase pace in the digital photography world. Peter Bargh explains what it's all about and how you use it.

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    Digital rule of thirds tool

    Mike Otley explains how Photoshop's Guides, Grid and Slices can be used to create a grid showing us the useful rule of thirds composional layout.

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30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
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5 Easy Ways To Prevent Camera Shake
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MPB Bring Canon EF 1200mm Lens To London
MPB Photographic recently bought the super rare canon EF 1200mm lens to London.
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What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
Take a trip to your nearest village as there's usually plenty of photographically friendly subjects to shoot.
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Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
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Portrait Professional 12 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of PortraitPro v12 - the advanced portrait retouching software.
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Canon EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS USM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews this new ultra wide-angle lens from Canon for full-frame cameras.
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