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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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20 May 2018 6:52pm
Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L Review
We take a look at the Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L - the smallest bag in their everyday range.
19 May 2018 2:00PM
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19 May 2018 11:06pm
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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19 May 2018 11:13am
Canon EOS M50 Review
We review the new Canon EOS M50, Canon's entry level DSLR-style mirrorless camera, with some high-spec features, including 4K video, eye-detection focus and high ISO speeds.
28 Mar 2018 10:19AM
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19 May 2018 12:13am
Sony DSC-RX0 Review
We've been shooting with the new Sony DSC-RX0, read our read our review of this unique action camera.
31 Jan 2018 11:14AM
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18 May 2018 8:46am
Asahi Super Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Pentax Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Model I (8-Element), and finds out if the lens deserves the legendary status it has.
15 May 2018 3:23PM
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18 May 2018 7:27am
Second May Photo Month Winner
It's time to announce the second Photo Month winner this month who's got their hands on a year's Foliopic membership.
17 May 2018 1:19PM
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17 May 2018 9:23am
Bruce Gilden's Farm Boys And Farm Girls USA
Stuart Fawcett has been to Bruce Gilden's latest exhibition, forming part of Photo London.
17 May 2018 9:18AM
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17 May 2018 7:41am
Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 Vintage Review
John Riley review the vintage Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 lens on the 36mp full-frame DSLR, the Pentax K-1.
12 Apr 2018 9:34AM
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16 May 2018 6:44pm
Top 27 Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses 2018
If long telephoto reach is what you're after in a lens then look no further than our top tele zoom countdown to find the best of the best.
19 Jan 2018 1:00PM
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16 May 2018 11:36am
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.
1 Dec 2017 8:47PM