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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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Top Tips On Boat Photography
Here's our guide to boat photography for beginners.
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23 Apr 2017 11:43pm
Take A Look At This Week's Site Highlights
With new product announcements aplenty, there's plenty for you to catch up on this week.
22 Apr 2017 4:00PM
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23 Apr 2017 6:25pm
Coastal Photography With A Creative Twist
Flotsam may not be the first thing you think of when you think of coastal photography but when captured in the right way, driftwood and other items washed up with the tide can make interesting photographic subjects.
23 Apr 2017 12:10AM
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22 Apr 2017 12:43pm
Canon EOS 700D Digital SLR Review
Canon EOS 700D Digital SLR Review
We test the new Canon EOS 700D to see how this new model performs, and whether it's worth spending your money on.
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22 Apr 2017 9:12am
My-picture.co.uk Canvas, Acrylic & Aluminium Print Review
We put My-picture.co.uk to the test to see if their printed products are worthy of hanging on the wall.
18 Apr 2017 3:22PM
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21 Apr 2017 4:59pm
Outdoor Photography Essentials For Under £50
Here are some outdoor photography necessities that can be snapped up for under £50 each.
21 Apr 2017 12:00PM
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21 Apr 2017 1:02pm
Sony Alpha A9 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Sony Alpha A9, Sony's high speed, professional full-frame mirrorless camera.
19 Apr 2017 7:21PM
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21 Apr 2017 11:02am
12 Gifts That Are Perfect For Photographers
Photography deals site PhotoWhoa has compiled a list of gifts that are perfect for photography fans.
21 Apr 2017 10:37AM
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21 Apr 2017 7:26am
Top Tips On Capturing Arty Style Flower Photographs
Learn how to shoot flowers in a way that'll make your shots stand out from the crowd.
21 Apr 2017 12:10AM
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20 Apr 2017 12:06am
Second April Photo Month Winner Revealed
Find out who's scooped the second year of Plus membership up for grabs.
19 Apr 2017 9:00AM