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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 2015
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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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28 Jul 2016 10:40pm
3000 Shot Timelapse Shows 1-Year On Earth 1 Million Miles From Our Planet
NASA has released a timelapse of earth that captures a full year from 1 million miles away.
22 Jul 2016 8:59AM
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28 Jul 2016 10:15am
Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED Portrait Lens
Nikon has announced the only 105mm lens on the market with an f/1.4 max aperture.
27 Jul 2016 10:11AM
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27 Jul 2016 9:14pm
3rd July Photo Month Winner
Find out who's won a year's Plus membership in July's Photo Month.
27 Jul 2016 1:58PM
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27 Jul 2016 3:08pm
Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Review
John Riley reviews the new Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 for Sony FE cameras, the AF 50mm f/1.4 is Samyang's first auto-focus lens.
21 Jul 2016 9:33AM
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27 Jul 2016 1:05pm
Find Out What Went On At The Adobe #PhotographyJam In London
Stuart Fawcett went along to Adobe's #PhotographyJam to pick up a few tips and chat with pro photographers.
26 Jul 2016 9:59AM
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26 Jul 2016 12:57pm
Top 10 Quickest SD Memory Cards Tested
We test the latest SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I and UHS-II memory cards to find out which are the quickest. Updated July 2016.
19 Jul 2016 2:30PM
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26 Jul 2016 10:22am
Barbershop Undercut Borsa Bag Competition Winner
Find out who's won the Barbershop Undercut Borsa bag in our mini competition.
25 Jul 2016 3:29PM
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25 Jul 2016 7:08pm
How To Capture Creative Wedding Photographs As A Guest
So, you're not a professional wedding photographer but you still want to capture some creative and picture-perfect shots of the wedding you're attending. Well, we've got a few tips to help you out with exactly that.
25 Jul 2016 1:39PM
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25 Jul 2016 2:43pm
Venus 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review
Paul Iddon tests the Venus 60mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens, the World's only 2:1 macro lens to offer infinite focus.
26 Feb 2015 2:38PM
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25 Jul 2016 11:33am
ePHOTOzine Member Feature: phil_j
ePHOTOzine Member Feature: phil_j
Nikon user phil_j takes beautiful photos of plants and wildlife. Here's his story.
18 Nov 2012 12:00AM