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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 2016
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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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28 Feb 2017 12:14pm
Irix 15mm f/2.4 Review
John Riley reviews the new Irix 15mm f/2/4 wide-angle lens for full-frame cameras.
25 Oct 2016 11:32AM
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28 Feb 2017 11:17am
Cat Portrait Awarded POTW Accolade
A cute portrait of a cat has been awarded the POTW accolade this week.
27 Feb 2017 11:57AM
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28 Feb 2017 12:50am
Take A Look At The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist
The shortlisted entries for the world's biggest photography competition have been announced and we have the superb images to share with you.
28 Feb 2017 12:00AM
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27 Feb 2017 10:43pm
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens for full-frame Nikon and Canon DSLRs.
27 Feb 2017 2:43PM
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27 Feb 2017 6:31pm
Leica Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Micro Four Thirds lens.
15 Feb 2017 8:30AM
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24 Feb 2017 9:44pm
Pentax Lens Roadmap Reveals New 50mm & 85mm Lenses
A new Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap has been published and on it are two new lenses.
24 Feb 2017 1:06PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:57am
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Expert Review
We review the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, with 60fps continuous shooting at 20mp, 18fps C-AF raw shooting, CINE 4K video, 5-axis IS and more.
6 Jan 2017 2:55PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:20am
Panasonic Lumix FZ82 Sample Photos
We have a hands-on look at the new Panasonic Lumix FZ82, with 4K video recording, and have posted full-size sample photos.
24 Feb 2017 8:27AM
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24 Feb 2017 6:15am
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
A super wide-angle zoom aimed primarily at landscape and architecture photographers with a more affordable price and a slightly wider range than the camera makers' own models...is there a catch? We aim to find out.
3 Aug 2009 11:34AM
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24 Feb 2017 3:46am
10 Quick Tips On Photographing Garden Birds
Here are 10 basic but essential tips on photographing garden birds.
13 Jan 2017 12:10AM