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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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    Adding a picture frame in Paint Shop Pro 7

    Will Smith shows us how to add a frame around your photo, using Paint Shop Pro 7, to give the photo a more three-dimensional look

    • 1 Jan 2002
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    Preparations for Iron-based printing

    Over the next three articles Dr Mike Ware describes three iron-based processes - new cyanotype, argyrotype and platino-palladiotype. They have the same working methods so, to avoid repetition, the equipment, materials and handling procedures you will need are described here first.

    • 9 Jan 2001
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    Enhance digital infrared photos

    Using an image editing program to make digital infrared pictures more realistic

    • 5 Jan 2002
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    Astrophotography without a telescope

    Joe Roberts says that wide field fixed tripod astrophotography is the simplest form of astrophotography. It's the ideal starting point, because it takes only basic equipment, and even first timers can get very nice results!

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 2: Tinted Windows

    In this series of articles using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to pimp up a Camper van and here we work on tinting the windows. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your own car photos.

    • 1 Oct 2008
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25 Jul 2017 9:41am
Win A BenQ SW2700PT Monitor!
Enter the 'Inspired by BenQ' Instagram competition for the chance to win a BenQ SW2700PT monitor.
24 Jul 2017 3:51PM
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24 Jul 2017 7:20pm
Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6 VR Review
John Riley reviews the new wide-angle Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR zoom lens for APS-C Nikon Digital SLRs.
19 Jul 2017 9:00AM
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23 Jul 2017 8:22am
Loupedeck Photo Editing Console Review
The Loupedeck Console can be used to edit images in Lightroom with buttons and dials and we've got our hands on it.
20 Jul 2017 12:44PM
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23 Jul 2017 1:44am
Casio Exilim EX-H15 Review
Casio Exilim EX-H15 Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Casio Exilim EX-H15 with a long life battery and 10x optical zoom.
2 Feb 2011 2:11PM
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22 Jul 2017 4:28pm
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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20 Jul 2017 11:37pm
Capture Patterns On Your Travels
Tips on searching for patterns to photograph while on his travels.
20 Jul 2017 12:10AM
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19 Jul 2017 9:28pm
Adobe Spark - Easy To Use Visual Storytelling Apps
Adobe has released a new range of free web and mobile based applications designed to be easy to use and turn your ideas into compelling social graphics, web stories, and animated videos.
19 May 2016 2:00PM
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19 Jul 2017 2:13pm
Canon Powershot SX430 IS Review
Reviewed, the compact Canon Powershot SX430 IS with 20mp CCD sensor and 45x optical zoom lens.
17 Jul 2017 1:27PM
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18 Jul 2017 8:09pm
Introducing The Novoflex 600mm - A Lens That Could Get You Arrested
The Novoflex 600mm is a weird lens that might get you close to wildlife but you might also be mistaken for a sniper.
6 Jul 2017 3:00PM
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18 Jul 2017 3:23pm
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED Review
John Riley reviews the bright aperture Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED wide-angle lens for full-frame cameras.
18 Jul 2017 8:00AM