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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!

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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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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23 Sep 2014 12:13pm
Photographing Water In The Landscape
Learn how to take top images of watery themed landscapes with our essential tips.
22 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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23 Sep 2014 11:38am
Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens, as well as the Kipon HandeVision 12mm f/2.8 lens for mirrorless cameras.
20 Sep 2014 9:21PM
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22 Sep 2014 10:01pm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 3:02PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:56pm
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
We compare the two Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lenses to see if there are any additional benefits with the new version II lens.
16 Aug 2013 12:25PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:15pm
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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22 Sep 2014 6:39pm
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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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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20 Sep 2014 9:15pm
Vanguard Expands Free Photo Guide Range
Vanguard has added two more photo guides which are available for download via the Vanguard website.
15 Sep 2014 9:15AM
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20 Sep 2014 8:34pm
SanDisk Announce World's Highest Capacity Card
SanDisk has announced a 512GB SD card which is currently the largest available.
12 Sep 2014 1:45PM
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM