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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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    Using The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Lens For Macro Work

    David Clapp swaps people for plants as he puts the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 to the test as a macro lens.

    • 6 Jul 2011
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    Top Flower Photographers On ePHOTOzine

    Take a look at a showcase of work produced by some of the top flower photographers on ePz.

    • 10 Aug 2012
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    An approach to insect macro photography

    Chris Miles is one of ePHOTOzine's more prolific macro photographers. Here he shares his secrets to success.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    How To Photograph Lichen

    Edwin Brosen shares his tips on photographing Lichen.

    • 11 Mar 2013
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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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    Painting with light

    Light painting or drawing is a photographic technique some photographers are finding very addictive and ePHOTOzine spoke to a couple of light junkies to find out more about it.

    • 5 Dec 2008
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    6 Top Insect Macro Photographers On ePz

    Here's a round up of some of the top insect macro talent we have on site, in no particular order.

    • 27 Sep 2012
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    Shooting Photos Of Wood Ants

    Photographer Edwin Brosens shares his wisdom on how to shoot wood ants effectively.

    • 6 Nov 2012
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    Guide to using medium-format

    David Tarn gives an account of the benefits of medium-format, including some examples.

    • 11 Jan 2002
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    Sharpen'o'Matic - a digital sharpening technique

    Matthew Page looks at a sharpening technique that's designed to give a little punch and undo some of the softness inherent in the DSLR sensor.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Abstract landscapes

    Duncan Evans explains how to shoot landscapes as abstract images.

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Fungi Photography

    As the leaves fall off the trees and the nights get longer venturing outside into the damp and cold to take a photograph of a mushroom isn't something everyone will want to do. Here, two photographers who specialise in fungi photography tell us why we should be photographing mushrooms and how to capture them in their best light.

    • 19 Sep 2008
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21 Nov 2017 12:20am
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN A Lens Review
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN A Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new compact Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens for Micro Four Thirds and NEX systems.
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21 Nov 2017 12:16am
Canon Powershot G1 X Mark III Review
Read our full review of the new Canon Powershot G1 X Mark III, the compact camera with 24mp APS-C CMOS sensor and 3x optical zoom lens.
16 Nov 2017 1:45PM
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20 Nov 2017 3:48pm
How To Choose The Right Lens For Creating Blurry Backgrounds
Here's a tutorial for photography beginners which looks at how you can use shallow depth of field, lens choices and an explanation on aperture.
20 Nov 2017 11:20AM
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20 Nov 2017 3:27pm
How To Create A Home Photography Studio On A Budget
Here are a few simple tips and tricks on setting up a home studio without spending a fortune.
20 Nov 2017 2:38PM
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20 Nov 2017 11:10am
Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Shortlist Revealed
The 2017 Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize shortlist has been revealed.
5 Sep 2017 1:31PM
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19 Nov 2017 10:56pm
Amazon Black Friday 2017: The Best Black Friday Deals For Photographers
Amazon has launched its 2017 Black Friday promotion early so they can bring you 10 days of sales, promotions and deals.
20 Nov 2017 12:00AM
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19 Nov 2017 12:59pm
The World's Most Innovative Universal L Bracket
Introducing the QR11 Universal L Bracket from 3 Legged Thing.
1 Nov 2017 12:00AM
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16 Nov 2017 10:59am
3 Adobe Photoshop LIghtroom Tips For Speeding Up Your Editing
Here's a quick three-minute tutorial to help photographers speed up their Lightroom editing.
14 Nov 2017 10:36AM
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16 Nov 2017 10:52am
Top 15 Best Premium Compact System Cameras 2017
Here are the Top 15 Best Premium Mirrorless Compact System Cameras (CSCs) with an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) reviewed by ePHOTOzine.
16 Nov 2017 9:00AM
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16 Nov 2017 12:17am
Sony Announce BSI 150MP Medium Format Sensor
Sony working on new 100MP and 150MP Medium Format BSI CMOS sensors for use in future cameras.
13 Nov 2017 12:40PM