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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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    Capturing what the eye cannot see

    Infra-red photography is a bit like Marmite you either love it or hate it and John Powell, the founder of the Infra-Red Photographic Society most definitely adores it. He started taking infra-red images in the eighties and here he tells ePHOTOzine why more people should be looking at the world in a way we can't usually see.

    • 25 Nov 2008
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    A simplified zone system for correctly exposing negatives

    Norman Koren explains why you should learn how to use your camera's meter and the Zone system to make your photos stand out from the crowd

    • 5 Jan 2001
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    Severe cold weather photography

    Mountaineer, diver, photographer, lecturer and author, Jack Jackson shares his wealth of experiences in this extreme weather photography guide

    • 5 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Shark Photography - an advanced guide

    Shark Photography - an advanced guide

    Mountaineer, diver, photographer, lecturer and author, Jack Jackson shares his wealth of experiences in this shark photography guide

    • 7 Jan 2001
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    Beginners' guide to photography Part 2

    Part 2 of our beginner's guide to photography Michael Jenkins suggests we look around a little more when pointing the camera at the subject

    • 6 Jan 2002
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    Candid photography

    We give you some tips on candid photography technique.

    • 8 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Into the night - a guide to low light photography

    Into the night - a guide to low light photography

    Taking photos of landscapes at night provides us with a very magical view if you choose the time well. Our guide, Andrew Fleetwood, explains the dos and don't of lowlight landscape photography.

    • 5 Jan 2002
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    Cross polarisation

    By using two polarising filters - one at the light source and one on the camera - spectacular images can be created from clear plastics.

    • 8 Jan 2002
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    Introduction To The Lightroom Workspace

    For those new to Lightroom, here's a quick introduction to the workspace.

    • 26 Feb 2013
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    Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    Colin Speedie, photographer and professional yachtsman, talks about the Shark Trust project and how the Canon EOS 1V helps him to achieve spectacular results.

    • 1 Jan 2002
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    Mountain photography gear guide

    Having the right gear is important when specializing in any aspect of photography. Here respected landscape photographer Colin Prior explains what equipment he uses and why.

    • 3 Jan 2002
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    Hollywood portraits

    Duncan Evans turns back the clock to the golden age of Hollywood star portraiture.

    • 23 Apr 2007
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28 May 2016 9:05pm
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Review
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme gives a World Exclusive first review of the Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens.
26 Nov 2012 3:54PM
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28 May 2016 3:20pm
May Photo Month Winner Week 3
Find out who's won a DSLR cleaning kit in week 3 of May's Photo Month competition.
27 May 2016 2:00PM
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27 May 2016 6:23pm
Fujifilm FinePix S9900W Review
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W and S9800 are Fujifilm's latest ultra zoom bridge cameras, with a 50x optical zoom lens, and built in Wi-Fi in the S9900W.
22 Jun 2015 3:50PM
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27 May 2016 11:50am
Content-Aware Crop Coming To Photoshop CC
Adobe's adding the Content-Aware Crop tool to Photoshop CC after users ask for it to be added.
27 May 2016 10:33AM
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27 May 2016 9:45am
10 Thought Provoking Entries From Environmental Photographer Of The Year
The shortlist for this year's Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has been announced.
26 May 2016 11:00AM
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27 May 2016 8:23am
Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-wide-angle Pentax FA 15-30mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR lens for Pentax full-frame cameras.
18 May 2016 8:30AM
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26 May 2016 12:04pm
Hasselblad H6D 100c Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Hasselblad H6D 100c and 50c and take a number of shots with the 50 megapixel H6D 50c.
25 May 2016 4:05PM
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26 May 2016 6:06am
10 Tips To Instantly Improve Your Landscapes
Here are 10 quick landscape photography tips to help you take better landscape shots.
26 May 2016 12:10AM
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25 May 2016 11:36pm
8 Techniques To Improve Your Garden Photos
Garden photography doesn't have to be hard. Read these 8 tips.
25 May 2016 12:10AM
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25 May 2016 5:18pm
Top 10 Best Nikon Nikkor Lenses 2016
Find out which Nikon lenses have made the 2016 ePHOTOzine top 10 Nikkor lenses list.
20 May 2016 2:22PM