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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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    Music festival photography

    If you're heading to a festival this year to take some pictures you're going to need much more than just your wellies and a tent.

    • 24 Jun 2009
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    Surf photography technique

    We catch a wave with surf photographer Jason Murray and learn a thing or two about surf photography.

    • 14 Aug 2009
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    Football photography

    Winter's on the way which means the football season is well under way. Frank Reid and Sam Furlong give us their tips for capturing perfect match photographs.

    • 27 Nov 2009
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    15 Essential Zoo Photography Tips

    15 tips you should consider when taking photographs at a zoo.

    • 13 Feb 2012
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    Bird Photography

    Struggling to capture that picture perfect Puffin? Are your subjects flying out of frame before you've clicked the shutter button? If so, you need Joe Kellard's help.

    • 16 Nov 2009
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    Fog Photography Tips

    Taking photographs in fog can add intrigue to an image but it's not always easy to do. This article aims to help you with this photography challenge.

    • 2 Jan 2012
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    Photographing Lambs

    It is early March so if the countryside is within easy reach, a photo opportunity in the fields is not to be missed.

    • 14 Mar 2014
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    Shoot motocross action

    Motocross is an exciting, photogenic and accessible sport, so give it a go.

    • 12 Mar 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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    Safari in your garden

    Who needs Africa when you have your own garden to explore!

    • 1 May 2010
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    Photography In UK Wildlife Safari Parks

    Head to a British safari park for some exciting wildlife photography.

    • 20 Sep 2017
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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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19 Mar 2018 9:24pm
Light Now Taking Orders In The UK For L16
Light is now taking orders in the UK for the L16 52 megapixel resolution compact camera.
19 Mar 2018 1:28PM
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19 Mar 2018 10:43am
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.
15 Mar 2018 9:55AM
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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.
18 Dec 2015 9:00AM
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17 Mar 2018 5:25pm
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.
14 Mar 2018 8:00AM
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15 Mar 2018 4:28pm
Spring Landscape Photography Tips
Want to shoot a lasting collection of spring landscapes before summer arrives? Take a look at these tips.
15 Mar 2018 12:10AM
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15 Mar 2018 4:03am
Nikon 'Weather' Competition Winners Announced
The 5 winners of a Nikon 100th anniversary prize bundle in the February 'Weather' competition have been announced.
6 Mar 2018 10:41AM
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15 Mar 2018 3:58am
Win A Nikon COOLPIX A900 Compact Camera
Enter our March Photo Month photography competition for the chance to win a Nikon compact camera.
1 Mar 2018 7:00AM