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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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    Flash made easy

    Make the most of your camera's built-in flash to get the best results from your photos.

    • 2 Jan 2003
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    How To Create The Infrared Image Look

    Robin Whalley shows us how to create an infrared landscape in Photoshop.

    • 22 May 2012
  • Thumbnail : Create High Key images in Photoshop

    Create High Key images in Photoshop

    High Key images are popular and easy to re-create in Photoshop.

    • 12 Mar 2010
  • Thumbnail : Adding Realistic Film Grain In Photoshop

    Adding Realistic Film Grain In Photoshop

    Give images some drama in Photoshop by adding film grain.

    • 18 Jun 2012
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    Post Processing HDR images

    Tone mapped HDR images are rarely perfect when the HDR program finishes with them. They can look flat, lack overall contrast, and can suffer from artifacts, ghosting and halos. Ferrell McCollough of www.beforethecoffee.com explains how to correct such problems.

    • 2 Oct 2007
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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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    Creating an action figure in Photoshop

    Take one toy doll and add a photo of one of your family for this fun action figure collage using Photoshop.

    • 7 Jan 2001
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    Create an online art gallery using Satori

    Mark Graham looks at a technique to help you scan A3 images on an A4 scanner and then stitch them together using Satori image editing software.

    • 4 Jan 2001
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    Creating Digital Snow

    If you're dreaming of a White Christmas look no further. We show you how to create a snow scene using Photoshop

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Using a Slide Duplicator

    As well as allowing you to copy un-replaceable images, a slide duplicator can also be used as a digital input deviceand much more

    • 3 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Still life photos by torchlight

    Still life photos by torchlight

    Use a small pocket torch to add interesting light effect to still life subjects

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Have a Chemical Bath

    No, itís not an article on body disposal. Duncan Evans explains how to distress those lovely clean digital images.

    • 17 Dec 2007
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19 Feb 2018 9:10pm
Fujifilm Introduce The Flagship X-H1
The Fujifilm's X Series range of mirrorless cameras has expanded today with the introduction of the X-H1 featuring 5-axis, 5.5 stops in-body image stabilisation.
15 Feb 2018 5:00AM
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19 Feb 2018 8:56pm
Adapting Vintage Legacy Lenses For Use On New Digital Cameras
A whole world of old lenses are out there waiting to be explored, you just have to know what you're looking for and that's what John Duder is going to help you out with.
16 Feb 2018 9:09AM
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19 Feb 2018 10:26am
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Sample Photos
We took the Lumix TZ200 on a city photo walk to put its dials, zoom and other features to the test.
15 Feb 2018 11:22AM
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17 Feb 2018 12:04pm
Panasonic Lumix GX9 Review
Take a look at our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Panasonic's latest CSC camera.
13 Feb 2018 1:00PM
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17 Feb 2018 7:28am
Photographing Eleonora's Falcon
Eschenbach share some top tips on photographing Eleonora's falcon.
16 Feb 2018 11:24AM
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16 Feb 2018 7:57pm
Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Review
John Riley reviews the unique 135mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Macro lens for Canon Digital SLRs.
16 Feb 2018 11:13AM
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15 Feb 2018 3:49pm
SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited Lens Review
John Riley reviews the SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 limited lens.
7 Jul 2011 12:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:36am
Firmware Updates For Fujifilm GFX 50S & X-T20
Fujifilm has released details of new firmware updates for the GFX 50S and X-T20 cameras.
15 Feb 2018 6:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:35am
Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Review
John Riley reviews this manual focus 15mm f/2 ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony FE mount cameras.
1 Jan 2018 9:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:34am
Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Review
John Riley reviews the brand new Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 full-frame lens for Sony E mount cameras.
14 Feb 2018 10:14AM