Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


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.

  • Thumbnail : Assessing negatives

    Assessing negatives

    Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine explains what to look for in a negative, to ensure correct exposure and development accuracy in the future.

    • 8 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Black and White Photography: The Nude

    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
  • Thumbnail : Heat and Dust - top travel tips

    Heat and Dust - top travel tips

    Take your camera into a hot climate and you're bound to encounter problems. This collection of invaluable tips from Jack Jackson will help you avoid potential disasters whether in a dust storm in a Mediterranean holiday resort or on an African Safari.

    • 9 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Using filters - a practical guide

    Using filters - a practical guide

    Optical filters can make all the difference to your pictures, especially when you shoot on transparency film, as Mike Busselle explains.

    • 10 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Colour management with Dr Richard Hann

    Colour management with Dr Richard Hann

    When the pictures you print out don't look like the ones you see on your computer monitor you need to manage your colour. Dr Richard Hann explains how.

    • 10 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : Astrophotography without a telescope

    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
  • Thumbnail : Uneven Development - darkoom guide

    Uneven Development - darkoom guide

    The way you develop a picture can add to the creativity. Here's a simple technique by Heather Powell to develop your darkroom skills

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a low key vignette

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective, and the only extra you need is a piece of card. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine is our guide.

    • 2 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Black & white landscape photography

    Black & white landscape photography

    Tom McGahan extols the virtues of shooting landscapes in black & white

    • 4 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Digital black & white photography

    Digital black & white photography

    Think black & white and become more creativity with your digital photography.

    • 3 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Digital: Taking the plunge Part 1

    Digital: Taking the plunge Part 1

    First part of a three part series considers camera choice and how to save your digital photos

    • 4 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : How to photograph fireworks

    How to photograph fireworks

    Whenever there's a major celebration our skies become explosive with fireworks. Learn how to capture these moments with your camera

    • 30 Nov -0001
kermode111 and 1 other commented on this.
5 Sep 2015 8:32am
New Technology Automatically Detects And Removes Distracting Objects From Images
Princeton and Adobe have created automatic distraction removal technology designed to quickly remove unwanted objects from images.
3 Sep 2015 10:13AM
easypeasy2 and 2 others commented on this.
4 Sep 2015 9:38pm
Complete Buyers Guide to Camera Bags
Complete Buyers Guide to Camera Bags
Cameras, and camera equipment comes in all different shapes and sizes, luckily so too do bags, here we give an overview of what bags are available.
31 Aug 2011 10:48AM
JackAllTog commented on this.
3 Sep 2015 8:01pm
New Intuos Tablet Range From Wacom
Wacom introduces its next generation of Intuos tablet range at the IFA show in Berlin.
3 Sep 2015 3:51PM
RJPhoto and 3 others commented on this.
3 Sep 2015 2:15pm
Tamron Announce Two Fast Fixed Focal Length Lens
Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm fixed focal length lenses feature new external lens appearance, branding, and f/1.8 aperture.
2 Sep 2015 10:04AM
Pj0 liked this.
3 Sep 2015 10:42am
Final August Photo Month Winner Announced
It's time to find out who's been awarded a year's Plus membership in week 4 of August's Photo Month competition.
2 Sep 2015 3:50PM
davidburleson liked this.
3 Sep 2015 9:38am
Take Instant Photos Without Ink With Polaroid Snap
Polaroid has introduced a new camera that can take instant photos without ink.
3 Sep 2015 9:34AM
sparrowhawk commented on this.
3 Sep 2015 7:47am
5 Easy Ways To Prevent Camera Shake
Here are five simple ways you can stop camera shake spoiling your shots.
3 Sep 2015 12:10AM
dancin and 2 others commented on this.
2 Sep 2015 11:30pm
Canon EOS 5DS R Review
The Canon EOS 5DS R offers a 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with low-pass cancellation filter for improved resolution and detail in photos.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
MikeyC38 and 2 others commented on this.
2 Sep 2015 10:30pm
Serif Affinity Photo Review
Serif Affinity Photo promises to be a Photoshop alternative for MAC users but can it deliver? We find out in our review.
27 Aug 2015 9:50AM
BobEH and 4 others commented on this.
2 Sep 2015 9:12pm
Fujifilm X-T10 Full Review
Read our full review of the new Fujifilm X-T10, the entry level mirrorless camera from Fujifilm with classic DSLR styling.
7 Jul 2015 10:15AM