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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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    When To Use Digital Filters

    Here is a guide to the digital filters on the K-500 and what kind of photos they are ideal for.

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    Daffodils and Photoshop

    Learn how to create a ragged frame that can be added to any image.

    • 1 Mar 2010
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    Photoshop tutorial: Colouring smoke

    You've taken the pictures now add a little bit of colour to your incense smoke images in Photoshop.

    • 3 Mar 2010
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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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    How To Create The Infrared Image Look

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

    • 22 May 2012
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    Making a Panorama in Panorama Factory

    Panoramas are easier than you think! You don't even need a special tripod head.

    • 25 Mar 2010
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    How to turn a coloured landscape mono

    Robin Whalley shows you how to convert your boring landscapes into monochrome masterpieces.

    • 17 Feb 2011
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    Wildlife photography on safari in Africa

    Good equipment and technical knowledge are both important to taking strong wildlife photographs, but there are also a great many ways of improving your results that have less to do with cutting edge technology than with how you look through your lens, explains wildlife expert, Ariadne Van Zandbergen.

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Long Exposures

    Long exposure landscapes don't just have to be of the sea as Karl Taylor explains.

    • 14 Apr 2010
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    Digital Zoom: A Beginner's Guide

    Here's some things you should know about digital zoom before choosing a digital or advanced compact.

    • 21 Jan 2014
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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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    Heat and Dust - top travel tips

    Take your camera into a hot climate and you're bound to encounter problems. This collection of invaluable tips from Jack Jackson will help you avoid potential disasters whether in a dust storm in a Mediterranean holiday resort or on an African Safari.

    • 9 Jan 2001
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Sigma Launch New 14-24mm Art Lens
Sigma has released details of a new 14-24mm Art lens. UPDATE: Price announced.
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Panasonic Lumix G9 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix G9, Panasonic flagship 20mp Micro Four Thirds camera with interchangeable lenses, high-speed shooting, and 80mp high-resolution mode.
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Wondershare Fotophire Photo Editing Toolkit Software Review
Fotophire is an all-in-one photo editor, background eraser and clone tool that's designed to help you perfect your photos in just a few clicks. We put it to the test.
6 Feb 2018 9:01AM
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23 Feb 2018 3:53am
Pentax K-1 Owners Can Transform Their DSLR Into A Pentax K-1 Mark II
Pentax K-1 owners can have their camera turned into a K-1 Mark II for £450.
22 Feb 2018 10:41AM
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22 Feb 2018 3:21pm
3 Nikon Cameras Win iF Design Awards
Two Nikon DSLRs and a compact camera have received an 'iF Design Award 2018'.
22 Feb 2018 10:12AM
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22 Feb 2018 4:42am
Top 8 Best Budget Camera Phones For Photography Under £300 2018
We round-up the best budget smartphones for photography, the best budget camera phones with a good camera. Under £300 sim-free.
21 Feb 2018 10:38AM
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22 Feb 2018 2:22am
The Pentax K-1 Mark II Has Arrived & We Have Sample Photos To Share
The Pentax K-1 Mark II is the new flagship Pentax K series full-frame DSLR and with it comes 3 main upgrades.
21 Feb 2018 10:00PM
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22 Feb 2018 1:33am
The World's Most Innovative Camera Strap System?
Are you still using the strap which came with your camera? Peak design have a range of alternatives to explore.
1 Feb 2018 12:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 4:08pm
Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. Micro Four Thirds lens by Panasonic.
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21 Feb 2018 4:07pm
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