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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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    Using multiple exposures in the landscape

    John Gravett returns with more exposure advice this time we're looking at multiple exposures.

    • 15 Apr 2010
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    Desirable dereliction

    Today we are photographing forgotten and abandoned buildings.

    • 21 Apr 2010
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    How To Create A Holga Image

    Give your digital images the Holga look with the help of Photoshop and Robin Whalley.

    • 17 May 2012
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    Shoot the flag

    Celebrate St George's Day with a spot of flag photography.

    • 23 Apr 2010
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    Wedding candids

    Candids are something many brides and grooms now want in their wedding albums.

    • 4 Jun 2010
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    The Derby

    Horse races aren't just about the horses.

    • 5 Jun 2010
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    What's in a face?

    Let your portraits tell a story by capturing some character.

    • 15 Jun 2010
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    People at work

    A work environment is another location where there's portraits just waiting to be captured.

    • 17 Jun 2010
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    Photograph hands

    Take your attention away from the face and focus on hands.

    • 18 Jun 2010
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    Women

    Learn to shoot portraits that will make every woman smile.

    • 24 Jun 2010
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    Fruit trees and plants

    Apples, blackberries and even some varieties of nuts are starting to grow in the hedgerows and on the trees that decorate the UK and we're going to photograph them.

    • 3 Aug 2010
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    Photographing conkers

    Here are a few conker photography ideas.

    • 10 Oct 2010
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Photographing Long Lines Of Trees
Photographing Long Lines Of Trees
Go for a short walk in search of symmetrical lines of trees.
8 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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1 Sep 2015 8:43pm
Mystery Monitor Revealed!
The mystery monitor that you had the chance to win is revealed as the BenQ SW2700PT.
1 Sep 2015 8:00AM
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30 Aug 2015 4:55pm
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens, the new superzoom macro lens from Sigma. Review based on a pre-production sample.
18 Jun 2012 1:23PM
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30 Aug 2015 9:48am
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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29 Aug 2015 8:22am
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Vs Olympus OM-D E-M10
We compare the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II with the OM-D E-M10 to see what new features the OM-D E-M10 II brings to the MFT Olympus line-up.
25 Aug 2015 2:01PM
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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 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