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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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    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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    Throw the winning punch with your boxing photography

    Have you ever wondered how photographers capture that crucial knock-out in the boxing ring? Well boxing photographer Steve Merry has the answers.

    • 2 Mar 2009
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    Product photography perfection

    David Cantwell shares some of his tips and tricks for great product photography.

    • 1 May 2009
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    Music festival photography

    If you're heading to a festival this year to take some pictures you're going to need much more than just your wellies and a tent.

    • 24 Jun 2009
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    Advice for wedding photography virgins

    Chris Hanley is a professional wedding and portrait photographer who has a few tips for photographers thinking about venturing into wedding photography.

    • 7 Jul 2009
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    Surf photography technique

    We catch a wave with surf photographer Jason Murray and learn a thing or two about surf photography.

    • 14 Aug 2009
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28 Aug 2015 12:40pm
Tips On Photographing Storms
Here's some top tips on photographing stormy weather.
28 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 10:39pm
Photographing Canals
Spend an hour or two with your camera at the side of a canal and you'll soon have plenty of images.
27 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 6:12pm
Canon EOS 5DS R Review
The Canon EOS 5DS R offers a 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with low-pass cancellation filter for improved resolution and detail in photos.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
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27 Aug 2015 5:44pm
Leica S (Typ 007) Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new 37.5 megapixel Leica S (Type 007) and post a number of sample photos taken with the medium format DSLR.
25 Aug 2015 2:00PM
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27 Aug 2015 5:28pm
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Video Review
Find out what David Thorpe thinks of the Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7ASPH lens designed for MFT cameras.
27 Aug 2015 1:56PM
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27 Aug 2015 9:28am
Filter Comparison Review
We compare a number of filters to see if it is worth paying more, or whether you can save money by buying cheap on eBay.
21 Aug 2015 1:54PM
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27 Aug 2015 12:17am
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review
We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 with new tools and enhanced features.
19 Aug 2015 2:28PM
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26 Aug 2015 11:20pm
Win An ExpoImaging Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit
We've teamed up with ExpoImaging to offer you the chance to win the new and improved Rogue FlashBender 2 portable lighting kit!
20 Aug 2015 8:52AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:34pm
Modulo Camera Will Never Overexpose An Image
MIT has developed a camera that won't overexpose an image called the Modulo.
19 Aug 2015 11:35AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:23pm
Learn Posing Techniques With The Help Of A Professional Model
Hiring a professional model for a photography shoot has many benefits but have you ever thought by doing so, they could actually help teach you a thing or two you might not know about portrait photography?
20 Aug 2015 1:00PM