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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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    Chasing the Aurora

    Tony Prower, better known on ePHOTOzine as the Happy Ostrich, explains how you to take photos of the Northern Lights.

    • 13 May 2005
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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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21 Mar 2018 1:10pm
ePHOTOzine @ TPS 2018
ePHOTOzine is at The Photography Show 2018 - here's a roundup of show highlights.
20 Mar 2018 9:12AM
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21 Mar 2018 11:35am
Stormy Lighthouse Image Awarded POTW
A turbulent image of a lighthouse surrounded by stormy seas has been awarded the POTW accolade.
19 Mar 2018 1:07PM
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20 Mar 2018 8:26pm
Light Now Taking Orders In The UK For L16
Light is now taking orders in the UK for the L16 52 megapixel resolution compact camera.
19 Mar 2018 1:28PM
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20 Mar 2018 6:29pm
Top 27 Best 50mm Prime Lenses 2018
A 50mm lens is an essential piece of kit for many photographers but if you don't currently own one, here's our top 50mm lens picks to help you with your next purchase.
15 Mar 2018 9:55AM
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20 Mar 2018 5:01pm
Zonlai Launch Super Affordable 22mm f/1.8 Lens
Zonlai have announced a 22m f/1.8 lens in Fuji X-Mount for only $159.
20 Mar 2018 10:33AM
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20 Mar 2018 4:30pm
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH. telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
14 Mar 2018 8:00AM
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20 Mar 2018 3:01pm
Nikon D850 Full Review
Read our full review of the new Nikon D850 - Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR, with a 45.7mp BSI CMOS sensor, 4K video, and up to 9fps continuous shooting.
6 Sep 2017 10:00AM
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20 Mar 2018 12:38pm
Kodak Astro Zoom AZ901 Introduced At CES
The Kodak PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ901 is on display at CES and it has a whopping 90x optical zoom.
7 Jan 2016 1:46PM
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19 Mar 2018 9:40am
Pentax HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 Photos
Here are photos of the new HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 APS-C lens that is currently under development.
17 Mar 2018 5:15PM
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19 Mar 2018 9:33am
Pentax K-1 Mark II Hands-On
We look at the new Pentax K-1 Mark II at The Photography Show - Pentax's latest update to the K-1, full-frame DSLR.
17 Mar 2018 5:50PM