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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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    Desirable dereliction

    Today we are photographing forgotten and abandoned buildings.

    • 21 Apr 2010
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    Urban landscapes

    If you don't live near the coast or countryside don't worry! You can still shoot landscapes.

    • 15 Apr 2010
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    Using multiple exposures in the landscape

    John Gravett returns with more exposure advice this time we're looking at multiple exposures.

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    Long Exposures

    Long exposure landscapes don't just have to be of the sea as Karl Taylor explains.

    • 14 Apr 2010
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    Industrial landscapes

    Landscapes don't just have to be about trees and hills.

    • 12 Apr 2010
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    Warming up the sun

    Use Photoshop to add that extra bit of warmth to your sunset and sunrises.

    • 10 Apr 2010
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    Shooting stars - part two

    Here's another way you can capture star trails.

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    Shoot mono

    Easter's over and you are back at work, but take your camera with you and try shooting in shades of grey. Or if you're lucky enough to still be on holiday try shooting the coast too.

    • 6 Apr 2010
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    Warm light photography

    The sea's a fantastic subject but sometimes it needs a little warming.

    • 3 Apr 2010
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    Icy Feet!

    Ian Badley gives us some tips on taking photographs in icy conditions.

    • 12 Jan 2010
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    Taking good photographs in bad weather

    Travel Photographer and writer Ian M Butterfield visited Rome to shoot buildings and blue skies. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas. In this feature Ian shares his top tips on what to do when the weather turns bad.

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    Autumn landscapes

    Shawn Soderstrom may live on the opposite side of the world but he still has Autumns worth photographing. Here he tells us why we should make the most of Autumn colours.

    • 9 Oct 2009
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Foxes, Nellie Bell And The Honor 7 Smartphone
Stuart Fawcett went along to the launch party for the Honor 7 Smartphone. Here, he tells us all about the evening.
2 Sep 2015 1:17PM
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2 Sep 2015 10:58am
Panasonic GH4R Has Unlimited 4K Recording
Panasonic has announced an advanced version of the Lumix GH4 and a comprehensive update for existing GH4 users.
1 Sep 2015 3:01PM
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2 Sep 2015 10:12am
Tamron Announce Two Fast Fixed Focal Length Lens
Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm fixed focal length lenses feature new external lens appearance, branding, and f/1.8 aperture.
2 Sep 2015 10:04AM
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2 Sep 2015 9:23am
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Lens Review
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS ultra wide-angle lens with Nano Coating System.
14 May 2014 1:13PM
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2 Sep 2015 9:21am
Basic Butterfly Photography Advice
Here we have a few tips to aid you in your pursuit of the perfect butterfly image.
26 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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2 Sep 2015 5:31am
8 Reasons Why Flip Screens Are Useful Accessories On Cameras
Here are some reasons why having a tilt screen on your camera will be useful.
2 Sep 2015 12:10AM
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1 Sep 2015 9:43pm
Photographing Long Lines Of Trees
Photographing Long Lines Of Trees
Go for a short walk in search of symmetrical lines of trees.
8 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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1 Sep 2015 8:43pm
Mystery Monitor Revealed!
The mystery monitor that you had the chance to win is revealed as the BenQ SW2700PT.
1 Sep 2015 8:00AM
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30 Aug 2015 4:55pm
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens, the new superzoom macro lens from Sigma. Review based on a pre-production sample.
18 Jun 2012 1:23PM
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30 Aug 2015 9:48am
Photographing Canals
Spend an hour or two with your camera at the side of a canal and you'll soon have plenty of images.
27 Aug 2015 12:10AM