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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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    Advice from a pro digital fashion photographer

    Bruce Smith is a fashion photographer with over 30 years experience in the industry. His new book, Pro Digital Fashion Photography tells you everything you need to know to succeed in the fashion industry. Here he offers some advice about taking great fashion photographs.

    • 26 Sep 2008
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    Is Straight Flash Always Ugly?

    Joe McNally asks: straight flash be ugly, right? Well here he demonstrates how this isn't always true.

    • 9 Jan 2012
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    Making people beautiful

    This guide shows you how to make someone look great without them going under the knife!

    • 26 Feb 2009
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    Why you should use an Octa

    Chris Burfoot AMPA ASWPP introduces Octa, the ultimate versatile light.

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    Shooting portraits

    Portrait photographer Michael Alan Bielat spoke to ePHOTOzine about photographing men and women.

    • 29 Jan 2009
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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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    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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    Model Shoot Advice

    The big day has arrived. Your model is due any minute and you are all ready to shoot - or are you?

    • 18 Jan 2014
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    Winter Portrait Photography Tips

    Wrap up warm and shoot some winter portraits.

    • 17 Dec 2016
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    Wedding advice from the professionals - Part 2

    Here's part 2 of the professional photographers advice on weddings.

    • 6 Nov 2008
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    Make light work - outdoor photography guide

    Light has many moods and if you want to take better pictures Steve Bavister suggests you need to learn how to make the most if it.

    • 11 Jan 2001
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23 Nov 2017 11:10am
Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Review
John Riley reviews the new Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE full-frame lens for Sony E mount cameras.
22 Nov 2017 9:01AM
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23 Nov 2017 8:54am
Canon EOS 77D Review
We review the Canon EOS 77D, Canon's mid-range APS-C Digital SLR, with improved shooting speeds, and updated AF.
20 Jul 2017 9:00AM
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22 Nov 2017 10:16am
Using ND Filters Out In The Landscape
Photographer Toma Bonciu is back, sharing more landscape photography tips in a quick 3-minute video.
16 Nov 2017 10:00AM
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21 Nov 2017 6:29pm
Leica CL Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Leica CL, Leica's classic style mirrorless camera, with a 24mp APS-C sensor.
21 Nov 2017 2:00PM
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21 Nov 2017 6:08pm
How To Create A Home Photography Studio On A Budget
Here are a few simple tips and tricks on setting up a home studio without spending a fortune.
20 Nov 2017 2:38PM
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21 Nov 2017 3:38pm
ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw Giveaway 2017 - Coming Soon!
ePHOTOzine's epic Christmas Prize Draw arrives in t-minus 10 days; are you ready?
21 Nov 2017 11:54AM
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21 Nov 2017 3:31pm
The Leica CL Is A New Mirrorless Camera Designed In The Iconic Leica Style
Leica's new mirrorless camera features a 24Mp APS-C sensor and the uber-cool Leica classic look. Plus, a new 18mm lens has joined the Leica ranks.
21 Nov 2017 2:00PM
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21 Nov 2017 11:20am
Best Photography Deals From Amazon UK Today
Save £100 on the Fujifilm X-A10 camera as well as over £180 on select lenses on Amazon.
21 Nov 2017 10:37AM
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21 Nov 2017 10:06am
Landscape Photographer Of The Year 2017 - Exhibition Launched At Waterloo
ePHOTOzine's events reporter, Stuart Fawcett, went along to the opening night of the very popular Landscape Photographer of the Year competition exhibition.
21 Nov 2017 9:52AM
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21 Nov 2017 12:20am
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN A Lens Review
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN A Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new compact Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens for Micro Four Thirds and NEX systems.
13 Apr 2012 1:07PM