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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
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    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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22 Apr 2018 2:24pm
Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 lens on a 36mp Full-Frame Pentax K-1 DSLR.
18 Apr 2018 12:00PM
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22 Apr 2018 2:01pm
Sony Alpha A7 Mark III Full Review
Read our full verdict on the new Sony Alpha A7 Mark III - Sony's latest full-frame mirrorless camera, with a 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, 10fps continuous shooting, and 4K video recording.
20 Apr 2018 11:50AM
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21 Apr 2018 4:53am
Laowa Announce Four New Lenses
Venus Optics has announced four new Laowa lenses, including a 4mm f/4 Fisheye (MFT), 10-18mm f/4.5-5 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro, and 17mm f/4 GFX lens.
20 Apr 2018 5:59PM
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20 Apr 2018 10:50pm
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
Take better photos by following these basic photography rules.
30 Apr 2014 12:00AM
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20 Apr 2018 11:42am
Find Out Which Photographic Companies Have Won A 2018 TIPA World Award
The results for this year's highly acclaimed TIPA World Awards have been announced.
19 Apr 2018 10:19AM
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19 Apr 2018 2:52pm
Meike Announce New 85mm AF Lens
Meike has announced a new 85mm f/1.8 full frame lens in Canon EF mount - their first AF lens.
18 Apr 2018 2:22PM
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19 Apr 2018 2:15pm
Here Are The First Nikon Lenses You Should Buy (After The Kit Lens)
Wanting to expand your lens collection but aren't sure which lens to buy next? If you're a Nikon shooter, this guide will help you.
18 Apr 2018 1:30PM
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19 Apr 2018 8:59am
Jessops Launches 'Next Generation' Photo Stores
Jessops has announced store revamps to cater for the smartphone savvy generation.
16 Apr 2018 3:29PM
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18 Apr 2018 11:24am
21 Top Books For Learning Adobe Photoshop
Wondering what layers are? Need some help with the Lasso tool? Well, a book that talks all things Photoshop maybe just what you're looking for.
17 Apr 2018 8:00AM
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17 Apr 2018 2:44pm
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Announced
Sony has announced the new Xperia XZ2 designed for low-light photography with dual cameras.
16 Apr 2018 12:49PM