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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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    Still life photography

    Gary Hickin Shows you how to set up and shoot a still life.

    • 5 Dec 2010
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Making a submission to a magazine

    Ever wondered how other people get their images published? Well there really isnít any secret as Cheryl Surry explains.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A fascinating underground world awaits your discovery. Find out what you need and how to shoot in the dark from a leading cave photographer.

    • 8 Jan 2001
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    Backyard Safari Pt 4

    In part four of our beginners guide to nature photography Ian Andrews looks at what can be achieved using specialist lenses.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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    Obtain incredible magnification from your digital camera

    Learn how to fill the frame with a small bird that's just a dot to the naked eye. It's all done with a digital camera attached to a spotting scope.

    • 9 Jan 2002
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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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    Black and White Photography: The Nude

    The latest book in Terry Hope's Black and White Photography series deals with the perennial subject of the nude. In this extract, a selection of photographers talk about the techniques they have employed to produce their pictures.

    • 1 Jan 2001
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    Depth-of-field explained

    Once you grasp the basic principles of focusing your photographs will take on a whole new depth.

    • 6 Jan 2002
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    Argyrotype processing

    The complete guide to Argyrotype with our host, Dr Mike Ware

    • 10 Jan 2001
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    Explore The Wonderful World Of Winter Photography

    It's easy to hide inside with your camera kit during winter but by wrapping up warm and heading out with your camera gear when most don't, you can achieve some rewarding results.

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28 Sep 2016 8:39pm
DJI Mavic Pro Foldable Drone Announced
DJI has announced the new Mavic Pro foldable drone with 4K video and automatic follow flying built-in.
28 Sep 2016 11:23AM
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28 Sep 2016 4:49pm
Win Manfrotto & Lastolite By Manfrotto Photography Accessories
Enter September's Photo Month competition for the chance to win 1 of 4 photo accessories from Manfrotto and Lastolite By Manfrotto.
1 Sep 2016 6:00AM
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28 Sep 2016 2:53pm
Samyang 85mm f/1.2 14mm f/2.4 Premium Lenses
We have a look at the new Samyang 85mm f/1.2 and 14mm f/2.4 Premium lenses for Full-frame cameras.
22 Sep 2016 1:20PM
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28 Sep 2016 2:32pm
Canon EOS M5 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Canon EOS M5, the new mirrorless camera from Canon with mini-DSLR styling and advanced shooting performance.
15 Sep 2016 8:44AM
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27 Sep 2016 5:45pm
Sony Alpha A99-II Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Sony Alpha A99-II, with a new 42.4mp BSI CMOS sensor, updated menus, and high speed shooting.
23 Sep 2016 11:54AM
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27 Sep 2016 5:36pm
Panasonic Lumix G80 Review
We review the Panasonic Lumix G80 / G85, which has just been announced, and is Panasonic's weather-sealed DSLR-styled mirrorless camera with 4K video and 5-axis image stabilisation.
19 Sep 2016 12:15PM
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26 Sep 2016 8:52pm
September Photo Month Winner Week 3 Announced
The third winner of a Manfrotto prize in September's Photo Month has been announced.
26 Sep 2016 3:36PM
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26 Sep 2016 1:53pm
Olympus Q&A: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Sensor Size Trip
We spoke to Olympus about the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, camera technology and features.
23 Sep 2016 3:11PM
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25 Sep 2016 10:29am
Weather Photographer Of The Year 2016 Competition Winners
The Royal Meteorological Society has announced the winners of its 2016 photography competition.
25 Sep 2016 8:00AM
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24 Sep 2016 7:20am
Yi Technology M1 Hands-On Preview
Yi Technology say the Yi-M1 is the mirrorless compact system camera for the smartphone generation. We have a look at this new Micro Four Thirds camera.
21 Sep 2016 1:49AM