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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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23 Feb 2018 3:53am
Pentax K-1 Owners Can Transform Their DSLR Into A Pentax K-1 Mark II
Pentax K-1 owners can have their camera turned into a K-1 Mark II for £450.
22 Feb 2018 10:41AM
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22 Feb 2018 3:21pm
3 Nikon Cameras Win iF Design Awards
Two Nikon DSLRs and a compact camera have received an 'iF Design Award 2018'.
22 Feb 2018 10:12AM
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22 Feb 2018 4:42am
Top 8 Best Budget Camera Phones For Photography Under £300 2018
We round-up the best budget smartphones for photography, the best budget camera phones with a good camera. Under £300 sim-free.
21 Feb 2018 10:38AM
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22 Feb 2018 2:22am
The Pentax K-1 Mark II Has Arrived & We Have Sample Photos To Share
The Pentax K-1 Mark II is the new flagship Pentax K series full-frame DSLR and with it comes 3 main upgrades.
21 Feb 2018 10:00PM
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22 Feb 2018 1:33am
The World's Most Innovative Camera Strap System?
Are you still using the strap which came with your camera? Peak design have a range of alternatives to explore.
1 Feb 2018 12:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 4:08pm
Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. Micro Four Thirds lens by Panasonic.
15 Jun 2016 5:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 4:07pm
Panasonic Lumix GX9 Review
Take a look at our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Panasonic's latest CSC camera.
13 Feb 2018 1:00PM
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21 Feb 2018 4:05pm
Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH lens with optical image stabilisation for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
30 Mar 2015 11:23AM
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21 Feb 2018 3:03pm
Fujifilm X-H1 Hands-On Review
We've been shooting with the new Fujifilm X-H1, Fujifilm's flagship X series camera, with 5-axis Image Stabilisation, and CINE 4K video recording.
15 Feb 2018 5:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 1:27pm
Rare Russian Photosniper Rifle Camera Set Up For Auction
For the first time in a UK photographic auction, several Photosniper cameras are up for sale.
19 Feb 2018 9:16AM