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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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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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    Severe cold weather photography

    Mountaineer, diver, photographer, lecturer and author, Jack Jackson shares his wealth of experiences in this extreme weather photography guide

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Portrait photography - a practical guide

    It's not just about light and exposure, Alex Lee suggests gaining a rapport with your subject is essential if you want to take natural and relaxed portraits.

    • 7 Jan 2001
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    Black and White Photography: The Nude

    The latest book in Terry Hope's Black and White Photography series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.

    • 1 Jan 2001
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    Wide-angle photography technique

    Having mastered the basic camera controls, you may want to become more creative with your camera. One easy way of doing this is by using different focal length lenses.

    • 4 Jan 2002
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    How to shoot candids at weddings

    Some of the most successful wedding photos are taken when the bride, groom or guest are not aware.

    • 8 Jan 2002
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    Early rise landscapes

    Getting up early can make all the difference if you want good landscape photos

    • 2 Jan 2003
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    Advanced printing techniques part 3

    Third in a short series of advanced darkroom printing techniques by Eddie Ephraums

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Backyard Safari Pt 4

    In part four of our beginners guide to nature photography Ian Andrews looks at what can be achieved using specialist lenses.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Summer portraits

    Should summer deign to show its rosy cheeks again you might be tempted to rush out, camera in hand, to capture that warmth in your portraits but, as Duncan Evans explains, bright sunshine brings specific problems.

    • 18 Jul 2007
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    How the professionals photograph cars

    A car is something most of us now use everyday but have you ever thought about using it as an object for photography? Well three photographers who specialise in car photography have some advice and pointers about this type of work.

    • 3 Oct 2008
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    The making of Eiffel Leaves by Simon Plant

    Simon Plant went to Paris and like any visitor he took plenty of photographs. Here he takes one of the images to show us how it can be edited in Photoshop.

    • 13 Oct 2008
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B&W Film For Polaroid 600-Type Cameras Now Has A Black Frame
Polaroid black & white film for 600-type cameras and the Impossible I-type now has a black frame.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Announced
Samsung has announced the new Samsung Galaxy S8, and S8+, with new bezel-less screen, and improved cameras.
29 Mar 2017 6:27PM
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29 Mar 2017 5:51pm
Leica M10 Digital Rangefinder Full Review
The Leica M10 is the latest rangefinder to join Leica's legendary M-System line-up but does it live up to the famous name? Read our full review.
28 Mar 2017 3:45PM
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29 Mar 2017 12:17pm
Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II Review
We review the Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II, the premium camera with a 20 megapixel 1inch CMOS sensor, 3x optical zoom, and 3inch touch-screen.
24 Mar 2017 9:09AM
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29 Mar 2017 11:31am
Lens Choices For Landscape Photography
Here's ePHOTOzine's guide for lenses in the landscape and a few tips on composition and depth of field.
29 Mar 2017 12:10AM
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28 Mar 2017 10:22pm
Pentax Q 8.5mm f/1.9 Lens Review
John Riley reviews the compact prime lens for Pentax Q cameras, the 8.5mm f/1.9 AF lens.
28 Mar 2017 2:52PM
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28 Mar 2017 8:33am
Macro Dew Drop Image Awarded POTW Accolade
A beautiful macro dew drop image has been awarded the photo of the Week accolade.
27 Mar 2017 2:01PM
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27 Mar 2017 10:13pm
Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly Review
John Riley reviews the new Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly ultra-wide-angle lens for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Pentax DSLRs.
6 Mar 2017 11:52AM
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27 Mar 2017 9:41pm
Pentax KP Review
We review the new Pentax KP, the 24 megapixel DSLR from Pentax, with a number of unique features including pixel shift resolution, ultra high ISO of ISO819200, 5-axis image stabilisation and a removable grip.
16 Mar 2017 11:32AM
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27 Mar 2017 6:10pm
Laowa 25mm Macro, 7.5mm, 24mm Super Macro
We had a look at the latest Laowa lenses at The Photography Show, including a new 25mm macro lens, the 7.5mm Micro Four Thirds lens, and the someone insane 24mm replay macro lens.
19 Mar 2017 1:57PM