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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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Free Photoshop Online Lesson With BenQ Ambassador Glyn Dewis
Improve your Photoshop skills on a free online workshop taking place next week.
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Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens, the latest telephoto zoom from Tamron for full-frame cameras.
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Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Review
John Riley reviews the new 16mm f/1.4 Sigma lens for Sony E mount and Micro Four Thirds cameras.
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17 Jun 2018 8:34am
Leica C-Lux 15x Travel Zoom Announced
Leica has announced the C-Lux - a premium travel zoom camera with a 15x optical zoom lens and 1inch sensor.
17 Jun 2018 7:47AM
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16 Jun 2018 9:34am
Claim Cashback With Nikon
You can claim up to £275 cashback on select purchases of Nikon products until the end of August.
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16 Jun 2018 2:33am
DxO PhotoLab 1.2 Software Review
There's a new version of DxO PhotoLab now available so we thought we'd take a look to see what's new in this popular photo editing software.
6 Jun 2018 2:00PM
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14 Jun 2018 9:02am
Affinity Photo Review
Affinity Photo promises to be a Photoshop alternative for MAC and PC users but can it deliver? We find out in our review.
11 Jun 2018 1:27PM
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Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VI vs Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 V vs Panasonic Lumix TZ200 vs Panasonic Lumix TZ100
Sony or Panasonic? Cyber-shot vs Lumix, RX vs TZ... we put the newest premium compact up against its closest rivals.
13 Jun 2018 8:49AM
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14 Jun 2018 7:13am
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Review
John Riley reviews the full-frame Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art lens, the first 1:1 Macro Art lens from Sigma, made for Canon, Sigma and Sony E lens mounts.
12 Jun 2018 9:00AM
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13 Jun 2018 1:57pm
4 Key Ingredients For Shooting Successful Landscapes
There are certain elements and key subjects that appear in landscapes time and time again. Here's what they are and why they work.
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