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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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20 May 2018 6:52pm
Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L Review
We take a look at the Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L - the smallest bag in their everyday range.
19 May 2018 2:00PM
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19 May 2018 11:06pm
Pentax KP Review
We review the new Pentax KP, the 24 megapixel DSLR from Pentax, with a number of unique features including pixel shift resolution, ultra high ISO of ISO819200, 5-axis image stabilisation and a removable grip.
16 Mar 2017 11:32AM
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19 May 2018 11:13am
Canon EOS M50 Review
We review the new Canon EOS M50, Canon's entry level DSLR-style mirrorless camera, with some high-spec features, including 4K video, eye-detection focus and high ISO speeds.
28 Mar 2018 10:19AM
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19 May 2018 12:13am
Sony DSC-RX0 Review
We've been shooting with the new Sony DSC-RX0, read our read our review of this unique action camera.
31 Jan 2018 11:14AM
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18 May 2018 8:46am
Asahi Super Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Pentax Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Model I (8-Element), and finds out if the lens deserves the legendary status it has.
15 May 2018 3:23PM
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18 May 2018 7:27am
Second May Photo Month Winner
It's time to announce the second Photo Month winner this month who's got their hands on a year's Foliopic membership.
17 May 2018 1:19PM
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17 May 2018 9:23am
Bruce Gilden's Farm Boys And Farm Girls USA
Stuart Fawcett has been to Bruce Gilden's latest exhibition, forming part of Photo London.
17 May 2018 9:18AM
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17 May 2018 7:41am
Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 Vintage Review
John Riley review the vintage Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 lens on the 36mp full-frame DSLR, the Pentax K-1.
12 Apr 2018 9:34AM
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16 May 2018 6:44pm
Top 27 Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses 2018
If long telephoto reach is what you're after in a lens then look no further than our top tele zoom countdown to find the best of the best.
19 Jan 2018 1:00PM
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16 May 2018 11:36am
Panasonic Lumix G9 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix G9, Panasonic flagship 20mp Micro Four Thirds camera with interchangeable lenses, high-speed shooting, and 80mp high-resolution mode.
1 Dec 2017 8:47PM