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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 Photograph Buildings

    Want some basic tips on how to photograph buildings? Take a look at this article.

    • 23 Jun 2011
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    Taking Better Glamour Photos

    This article lists some simple tips you can use to make your photos stand out.

    • 17 Nov 2010
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    Pinhole photography

    How to make your own 6 month duration images of the sun.

    • 2 Jan 2011
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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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    Astrophotography without a telescope

    Joe Roberts says that wide field fixed tripod astrophotography is the simplest form of astrophotography. It's the ideal starting point, because it takes only basic equipment, and even first timers can get very nice results!

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Snappin the stage

    Starting out in stage photography? There are a few rules you can apply.

    • 3 Jan 2002
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    Wedding Photography Part 1 -organisational strategy

    There's as much skill required in organising groups at a wedding as there is sorting out exposure and composition. Our guide will help you become ringmaster

    • 5 Jan 2002
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    Wedding photography tips 3 - exposure

    Part three of our four part series and kindly reproduced from the Procedures for Professional Imaging manual - aperture and shutter speed selection

    • 7 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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    Taking pictures through aircraft windows

    Lets look at taking a few pictures before we get off the plane.

    • 11 Jan 2002
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    Candid photography

    We give you some tips on candid photography technique.

    • 8 Jan 2002
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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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