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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
  • Thumbnail : Why you should use an Octa

    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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    Winter Portrait Photography Tips

    Wrap up warm and shoot some winter portraits.

    • 17 Dec 2014
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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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    Wedding advice from the professionals - Part 2

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

    • 6 Nov 2008
  • Thumbnail : Make light work - outdoor photography guide

    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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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