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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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    How To Take Blurred Waterfall Shots

    We explain the steps needed to take great burred waterfall shots with an ND filter, along with how to improve your results.

    • 10 Sep 2015
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    Photographing In The City With Your Nikon

    Here are some top tips for shooting in the city with your Nikon camera.

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    Astrophotography

    Following on from last month's article on beginners astrophotography Michael A. Covington now goes one stage further and explain about telescopes and how to use them to view stars and planets.

    • 11 Jan 2001
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    How To Shoot Photos Of Parasitic Wasps

    These wasps are 5 mm – 40 mm large, and difficult to photograph. This article will explain how to shoot them and where to find them in the field.

    • 19 Aug 2011
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    Preparations for Iron-based printing

    Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.

    • 9 Jan 2001
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    Shooting Photos Of Wood Ants

    Photographer Edwin Brosens shares his wisdom on how to shoot wood ants effectively.

    • 6 Nov 2012
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Why You Need Long Valley Photography Guides
Long Valley publish fantastic photography books showing you the best photo locations in an area.
1 May 2016 12:00AM
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1 May 2016 6:29am
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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29 Apr 2016 3:06pm
Pentax K-1 Full Size Sample Photos
Full-size sample photos from the new Pentax K-1 DSLR taken with a variety of Pentax FF lenses.
28 Apr 2016 1:37PM
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29 Apr 2016 1:32pm
Top 10 Best Camera Phones For Photography 2015
If you're looking for a camera phone to capture better quality images with, have a look at our top 10 best camera phones.
21 Aug 2015 10:00AM
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29 Apr 2016 12:03pm
Pictar iPhone Camera Grip Kickstarter - Update
The Kickstarter campaign for the Pictar camera grip has reached its stretch goal of 150k so a dedicated PICTAR for the 6 / 6s PLUS will be unlocked, plus a new reward for ordering the PICTAR PLUS model has been added.
28 Apr 2016 11:05AM
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29 Apr 2016 8:58am
The UK's Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition Opens For Entries
The search is now on to find the next winner of one of the nation's most exciting photographic competitions.
28 Apr 2016 12:36PM
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28 Apr 2016 6:41pm
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Full Review
Joshua Waller reviews the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, with improved IS, 40 megapixel mode, and overhauled camera design, is the Mark II enough of an update to justify buying?
10 Mar 2015 4:58PM
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28 Apr 2016 4:21pm
Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD, a full-frame portrait lens with Vibration Compensation.
20 Apr 2016 9:47AM
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28 Apr 2016 8:34am
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Full Review
The new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II shoots at 16fps and records 4K video. Find out how it performs in our full review.
21 Apr 2016 5:00AM
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28 Apr 2016 8:30am
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD lens with improved image stabilisation, image quality and design.
27 Apr 2016 3:28PM