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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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    Portraits: What's in a Face?

    “You have 15 minutes to shoot the CEO. Get ready.” How would you photograph the CEO of a large corporation for a magazine? Creative director Clive Branson shared his secrets of portrait photography.

    • 27 Mar 2008
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    Winter portraits

    With the days getting colder and the nights drawing in, Michael Alan Bielat takes us indoors to shoot some portraits.

    • 12 Nov 2009
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    Tips On Turning Coloured Portraits Black & White

    Ben Boswell shows us how he converts his coloured portraits to interesting black & whites.

    • 30 Sep 2012
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    Urban Portrait Shoot Photography Tips

    Learn how to capture urban-inspired portraits that can even be given a festive twist at this time of year.

    • 24 Dec 2017
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    Picture perfect portraiture - Part one

    Anyone can take a picture of a person but to take a really great picture of someone takes practice, patience and a little bit of know how. We spoke to three professional portrait photographers to see what tips they have for taking better portraits. Here's part one.

    • 6 Jan 2009
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    Tips For Powerful Black And White Portraiture

    Peter Finnie shares his top tips for great black and white portraiture.

    • 22 Nov 2013
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    A Basic Introduction To Making Light Work Outdoors

    Light's an important tool for photographers and it's important to know how to make the most of it when working outdoors.

    • 28 Jan 2018
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    Shooting Candids

    Get out on the street and shoot some candids with these tips.

    • 27 May 2013
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    10 Ways to Take Better Photos of your Child

    Jeff Cable, Director of Marketing for Lexar Media shares his child photography tips.

    • 21 Jun 2010
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    Olympus Art Filters

    Here's a round up of the different art filters on the E-M10 and what they are useful for.

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    Wildlife photography on safari in Africa

    Good equipment and technical knowledge are both important to taking strong wildlife photographs, but there are also a great many ways of improving your results that have less to do with cutting edge technology than with how you look through your lens, explains wildlife expert, Ariadne Van Zandbergen.

    • 5 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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20 Feb 2018 7:24pm
Adapting Vintage Legacy Lenses For Use On New Digital Cameras
A whole world of old lenses are out there waiting to be explored, you just have to know what you're looking for and that's what John Duder is going to help you out with.
16 Feb 2018 9:09AM
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20 Feb 2018 5:04pm
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix TZ200 with a 15x optical zoom, 4K video and fresh design.
20 Feb 2018 2:24PM
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19 Feb 2018 9:10pm
Fujifilm Introduce The Flagship X-H1
The Fujifilm's X Series range of mirrorless cameras has expanded today with the introduction of the X-H1 featuring 5-axis, 5.5 stops in-body image stabilisation.
15 Feb 2018 5:00AM
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19 Feb 2018 10:26am
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Sample Photos
We took the Lumix TZ200 on a city photo walk to put its dials, zoom and other features to the test.
15 Feb 2018 11:22AM
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17 Feb 2018 12:04pm
Panasonic Lumix GX9 Review
Take a look at our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Panasonic's latest CSC camera.
13 Feb 2018 1:00PM
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17 Feb 2018 7:28am
Photographing Eleonora's Falcon
Eschenbach share some top tips on photographing Eleonora's falcon.
16 Feb 2018 11:24AM
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16 Feb 2018 7:57pm
Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Review
John Riley reviews the unique 135mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Macro lens for Canon Digital SLRs.
16 Feb 2018 11:13AM
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15 Feb 2018 3:49pm
SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited Lens Review
John Riley reviews the SMC Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 limited lens.
7 Jul 2011 12:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:36am
Firmware Updates For Fujifilm GFX 50S & X-T20
Fujifilm has released details of new firmware updates for the GFX 50S and X-T20 cameras.
15 Feb 2018 6:00AM
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15 Feb 2018 8:35am
Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Review
John Riley reviews this manual focus 15mm f/2 ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony FE mount cameras.
1 Jan 2018 9:00AM