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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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    Snappin the stage

    Starting out in stage photography? There are a few rules you can apply.

    • 3 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Using panoramic cameras  - a practical guide

    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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    Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how with just a piece of card.

    • 3 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Infrared photography using a digital camera

    Infrared photography using a digital camera

    Using a digital camera to take infrared pictures is much easier than the film method as we explain.

  • Thumbnail : Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective, and the only extra you need is a piece of card. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine is our guide.

    • 2 Jan 2002
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    Setting up a darkroom

    To enjoy the full benefits of black & white photography you need to venture into a darkroom and process your own films. Here we look at the options for setting up a darkroom.

    • 2 Jan 2002
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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
  • Thumbnail : Starting out with Weddings

    Starting out with Weddings

    A light hearted look at wedding photography with some advice to consider if you're thinking of shooting one soon.

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Creating a seascape with Adobe Elements

    Creating a seascape with Adobe Elements

    In this month's Photoshop Elements tutorial Peter Bargh shows you how to use one photograph of a sky to make a seascape style landscape.

    • 2 Jan 2002
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    Uneven Development - darkoom guide

    The way you develop a picture can add to the creativity. Here's a simple technique by Heather Powell to develop your darkroom skills

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : The Art of the Shoot - creative portraits with Michael Grecco

    The Art of the Shoot - creative portraits with Michael Grecco

    Michael Greccos explains some ideas to help you think more creatively when shooting portaits.

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Adding a picture frame in Paint Shop Pro 7

    Adding a picture frame in Paint Shop Pro 7

    Will Smith shows us how to add a frame around your photo, using Paint Shop Pro 7, to give the photo a more three-dimensional look

    • 1 Jan 2002
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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
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29 Aug 2015 8:22am
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Vs Olympus OM-D E-M10
We compare the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II with the OM-D E-M10 to see what new features the OM-D E-M10 II brings to the MFT Olympus line-up.
25 Aug 2015 2:01PM
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28 Aug 2015 12:40pm
Tips On Photographing Storms
Here's some top tips on photographing stormy weather.
28 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 6:12pm
Canon EOS 5DS R Review
The Canon EOS 5DS R offers a 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with low-pass cancellation filter for improved resolution and detail in photos.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
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27 Aug 2015 5:44pm
Leica S (Typ 007) Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new 37.5 megapixel Leica S (Type 007) and post a number of sample photos taken with the medium format DSLR.
25 Aug 2015 2:00PM
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27 Aug 2015 5:28pm
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Video Review
Find out what David Thorpe thinks of the Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7ASPH lens designed for MFT cameras.
27 Aug 2015 1:56PM
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27 Aug 2015 9:28am
Filter Comparison Review
We compare a number of filters to see if it is worth paying more, or whether you can save money by buying cheap on eBay.
21 Aug 2015 1:54PM
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27 Aug 2015 12:17am
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review
We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 with new tools and enhanced features.
19 Aug 2015 2:28PM
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26 Aug 2015 11:20pm
Win An ExpoImaging Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit
We've teamed up with ExpoImaging to offer you the chance to win the new and improved Rogue FlashBender 2 portable lighting kit!
20 Aug 2015 8:52AM