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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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    Photographing Damselflies

    John Gravett of Lakeland Photographic Holidays goes on the hunt for Damselflies.

    • 3 May 2012
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    Scanning slides without a scanner

    Edward Byrne shows us how you can bring your memories stored away on slides into the digital world.

    • 26 Dec 2010
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    Fungi Photography

    As the leaves fall off the trees and the nights get longer venturing outside into the damp and cold to take a photograph of a mushroom isn't something everyone will want to do. Here, two photographers who specialise in fungi photography tell us why we should be photographing mushrooms and how to capture them in their best light.

    • 19 Sep 2008
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    Women

    Learn to shoot portraits that will make every woman smile.

    • 24 Jun 2010
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    When Will I Need To Use A Tripod?

    When and why do you need to use a tripod? Find out in our list of quick tips and shooting advice.

    • 1 Jun 2011
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31 Aug 2016 3:01pm
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Review
John Riley reviews the new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC telephoto zoom lens with a bright aperture and APS-C coverage.
30 Aug 2016 11:20AM
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31 Aug 2016 2:57pm
First Glimpse At 2016 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Images Captured By Finalists
11 images captured by the finalists from the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been revealed.
31 Aug 2016 12:15AM
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31 Aug 2016 2:34pm
Pentax K-1 Full Review
Read our full review of the new full-frame 36 megapixel Pentax K-1 Digital SLR, with a weather sealed body and unique tilting screen.
29 Apr 2016 1:58PM
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31 Aug 2016 2:33pm
Garden Photography In The Summer - Part 2
Holly Constantine shares her tips on capturing wildlife images in your garden during the summer.
31 Aug 2016 12:00AM
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31 Aug 2016 1:54pm
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Sample Photos
We have been shooting with the new Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens and the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.
25 Aug 2016 5:00AM
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31 Aug 2016 12:25pm
What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
Take a trip to your nearest village as there are usually plenty of photographically friendly subjects.
31 Aug 2016 12:10AM
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31 Aug 2016 11:50am
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Hands-On Review
We go hands-on with the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, with a 30 megapixel full-frame sensor and 4K video recording, could this be the best DSLR from Canon yet?
25 Aug 2016 5:00AM
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31 Aug 2016 11:02am
MEIKE Introduce 12mm f/2.8 Wide-Angle & 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lenses
MEIKE has expanded its lens range with an ultra-wide angle and fisheye lens.
30 Aug 2016 11:52AM
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30 Aug 2016 9:51am
Pentax HD D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Review
John Riley reviews the Pentax HD D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens on the full-frame Pentax K-1.
18 May 2016 8:36AM
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27 Aug 2016 4:04pm
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Lens Review
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Lens Review
This budget manual focus ultra-wide angle lens, offers a diagonal angle of view of 114 degrees on a full frame camera and a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture, Gary Wolstenholme reviews.
4 Jul 2012 9:33AM