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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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24 May 2017 3:50am
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph Review
John Riley reviews the new wide-angle zoom from Panasonic, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
26 Apr 2017 11:32AM
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24 May 2017 3:43am
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Lens Review
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the ultra-wide Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Micro Four Thirds lens.
8 Mar 2012 8:09AM
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24 May 2017 3:39am
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Review
John Riley reviews the new Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF G Master OSS portrait lens for Sony E mount cameras.
16 May 2017 1:53PM
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19 May 2017 6:54am
7 Essential Zoo Photography Tips
Take your camera along to the zoo for some close-up animal photography.
19 May 2017 12:10AM
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18 May 2017 5:31pm
Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD lens for Nikon and Canon APS-C DSLR cameras.
28 Feb 2017 3:38PM
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18 May 2017 2:49am
Canon EOS 800D Full Review
Read our full review of the new Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR with built-in guide mode, and faster continuous shooting.
15 May 2017 10:00AM
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17 May 2017 5:50pm
Soligor 400mm f/6.3 T2 Lens Review
John Riley has a look at this classic telephoto lens, the Soligor 400mm f/6.3 T2.
16 May 2017 9:00AM
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15 May 2017 9:50pm
7 Free Ebook for Photographers To Get Inspired
PhotoWhoa have 7 free photography eBooks photographers can download and they focus on a variety of photographic subjects.
1 Mar 2017 3:34PM
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15 May 2017 6:40pm
Artistic Pelican Image Awarded POTW Accolade
Beautiful artistic pelican image awarded Photo of the Week accolade.
15 May 2017 11:21AM
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15 May 2017 4:15pm
3 Basic Techniques For Lighting Anything
Here are 3 great lighting techniques you can use to light almost anything.
11 May 2017 10:00AM