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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Being in complete control of your results helps ensure better photographs. One way is to process your own C41 colour films.

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Peter Bargh shows you how to make your pictures like line drawings using lith film in this traditional darkroom technique.

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Create artistic shapes on paper in this traditional darkroom technique shared by Peter Bargh.

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Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.

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Alternative process expert Dr Mike Ware shows us how to make a large format internegative to save the need of a large format camera.

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There's something magically about watching your first print appear in a darkroom developing tray. Heres a guide to what you need and how to make your first print.

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Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine explains what to look for in a negative, to ensure correct exposure and development accuracy in the future.

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Dr Mike Ware gives us a complete run down on the alternative processes including Platinotype, Cyanotype and Chrysotype.

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Peter Bargh shows us how to improve our darkroom printing skills using selective exposure control.

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Peter Bargh suggests you try sepia toning your black & white prints to create a nostalgic feel.

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Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how to use your enlarger to straighten up the walls of a building that are suffering from converging verticals.

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Peter Bargh shows you how to make a contact sheet of your black & white negatives.

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