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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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    Down the woods

    Take a walk to your local woods and you'll find plenty to photograph.

    • 23 Apr 2010
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    Shoot the flag

    Celebrate St George's Day with a spot of flag photography.

    • 23 Apr 2010
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    Shooting into the sun

    Add some mystery to your shot and shoot silhouettes.

    • 22 Apr 2010
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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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Light is now taking orders in the UK for the L16 52 megapixel resolution compact camera.
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Top 27 Best 50mm Prime Lenses 2018
A 50mm lens is an essential piece of kit for many photographers but if you don't currently own one, here's our top 50mm lens picks to help you with your next purchase.
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20 Mar 2018 5:01pm
Zonlai Launch Super Affordable 22mm f/1.8 Lens
Zonlai have announced a 22m f/1.8 lens in Fuji X-Mount for only $159.
20 Mar 2018 10:33AM
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20 Mar 2018 4:30pm
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH. telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
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20 Mar 2018 3:01pm
Nikon D850 Full Review
Read our full review of the new Nikon D850 - Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR, with a 45.7mp BSI CMOS sensor, 4K video, and up to 9fps continuous shooting.
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20 Mar 2018 12:38pm
Kodak Astro Zoom AZ901 Introduced At CES
The Kodak PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ901 is on display at CES and it has a whopping 90x optical zoom.
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19 Mar 2018 9:40am
Pentax HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 Photos
Here are photos of the new HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 APS-C lens that is currently under development.
17 Mar 2018 5:15PM
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19 Mar 2018 9:33am
Pentax K-1 Mark II Hands-On
We look at the new Pentax K-1 Mark II at The Photography Show - Pentax's latest update to the K-1, full-frame DSLR.
17 Mar 2018 5:50PM
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19 Mar 2018 9:25am
Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D UK Price
We go hands-on with the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens for Canon EOS M, Fujifilm X, and Sony E mount.
18 Mar 2018 6:12PM
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18 Mar 2018 4:14pm
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Review
John Riley reviews the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens for full-frame Canon DSLRs.
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