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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Find out why, when and how to use/create vignettes on your images. Plus, follow a step-by-step guide on how to do this in Lightroom, Photoshop and GIMP.

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Converging lines and verticals don't always have to be avoided. In fact, they can be a clever tool for guiding the eye when used right.

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Learn what slow sync flash is and how you can use it to capture more creative shots of people.

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Stop worrying about front-to-back sharpness and embrace a bit of bokeh to give your shots a twist of creative or, use wide-apertures to really make subjects standout.

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With a bit of imagination and a few simple tools, you can turn the humble vegetable or a piece of fruit into a cool-looking subject for a photo session from the comfort of your own home.

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Find out why you should think about the saying 'less is more' when taking some of your shots.

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Read on to see how blur isn't always a bad thing as it can actually help emphasis speed and create action in a shot.

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Grab your macro lens, be a rebel and capture your flower photos with lovely out of focus areas and crops that go against the norm.

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Do landscape shots always have to be static? If you think about it, you'll realise that they're often not and by introducing movement, you're able to capture something much more interesting.

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Here are 10 must-read tips to help you take better photos of trains, planes, cars and other modes of transport.

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Here's a quick and easy way to photography flowers from the comfort of your own home with props/accessories that won't cost the earth.

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Photographing glass can seem tricky but with the right set-up, you'll soon have a collection of glass-themed photos that look pretty cool.

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