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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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20 Feb 2018 7:24pm
Adapting Vintage Legacy Lenses For Use On New Digital Cameras
A whole world of old lenses are out there waiting to be explored, you just have to know what you're looking for and that's what John Duder is going to help you out with.
16 Feb 2018 9:09AM
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20 Feb 2018 5:04pm
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix TZ200 with a 15x optical zoom, 4K video and fresh design.
20 Feb 2018 2:24PM
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19 Feb 2018 9:10pm
Fujifilm Introduce The Flagship X-H1
The Fujifilm's X Series range of mirrorless cameras has expanded today with the introduction of the X-H1 featuring 5-axis, 5.5 stops in-body image stabilisation.
15 Feb 2018 5:00AM
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19 Feb 2018 10:26am
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Sample Photos
We took the Lumix TZ200 on a city photo walk to put its dials, zoom and other features to the test.
15 Feb 2018 11:22AM
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17 Feb 2018 12:04pm
Panasonic Lumix GX9 Review
Take a look at our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Panasonic's latest CSC camera.
13 Feb 2018 1:00PM
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17 Feb 2018 7:28am
Photographing Eleonora's Falcon
Eschenbach share some top tips on photographing Eleonora's falcon.
16 Feb 2018 11:24AM
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16 Feb 2018 7:57pm
Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Review
John Riley reviews the unique 135mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Macro lens for Canon Digital SLRs.
16 Feb 2018 11:13AM
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15 Feb 2018 3:49pm
SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited Lens Review
John Riley reviews the SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 limited lens.
7 Jul 2011 12:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:36am
Firmware Updates For Fujifilm GFX 50S & X-T20
Fujifilm has released details of new firmware updates for the GFX 50S and X-T20 cameras.
15 Feb 2018 6:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:35am
Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Review
John Riley reviews this manual focus 15mm f/2 ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony FE mount cameras.
1 Jan 2018 9:00AM
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    Using the Adjustment Layers in Paint Shop Pro X2

    Michael Bates tells us all about the Adjustment Layers that can be used to alter an image without actually changing the colour information of the original image.

    • 30 Oct 2008
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    Photographing water with polarising filters

    Nick Jenkins tells us how polarising filters can help you take great water shots.

    • 1 Dec 2008
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    Using Photoshop to create speed

    You often shoot images where the subject looks stationary and there's nothing worse than a motorbike stuck in its tracks. Here Peter Bargh shows you how to make that static bike come to life using a few Photoshop tools

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    Beginners' guide to Landscape Photography

    A few essential landscape photography tips for the beginner.

    • 1 May 2011
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    Add motion blur

    Motion blur is a great way to add some energy to your images. It's also good for creating slow sync flash effects as the Chris Robinson, design editor of UKs leading Digital Photo magazine, reveals here.

    • 2 Jan 2002
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    Using panoramic cameras - a practical guide

    This article provides an overview into the world of panoramic photography, focusing mainly on those areas that differ from other forms of photography.

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    Using Oloneo PhotoEngine for HDR

    We show you how to create a HDR church interior using Oloneo's PhotoEngine

    • 7 Oct 2010
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    Improve Your Battle Re-Enactment Photography

    We are heading back in time to capture the sights and sounds of a battle.

    • 24 Jun 2017
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    Tutorial On Using Lightroom Presets

    Peter Bargh explains how Lightroom presets can save you time when making similar changes to your photos. Also how they let you perform and repeat advanced colourising and vignetting effects as well as apply treatments perfected by other users.

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    Picture perfect portraiture - Part one

    Anyone can take a picture of a person but to take a really great picture of someone takes practice, patience and a little bit of know how. We spoke to three professional portrait photographers to see what tips they have for taking better portraits. Here's part one.

    • 6 Jan 2009