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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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22 Apr 2018 2:24pm
Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 lens on a 36mp Full-Frame Pentax K-1 DSLR.
18 Apr 2018 12:00PM
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22 Apr 2018 2:01pm
Sony Alpha A7 Mark III Full Review
Read our full verdict on the new Sony Alpha A7 Mark III - Sony's latest full-frame mirrorless camera, with a 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, 10fps continuous shooting, and 4K video recording.
20 Apr 2018 11:50AM
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21 Apr 2018 4:53am
Laowa Announce Four New Lenses
Venus Optics has announced four new Laowa lenses, including a 4mm f/4 Fisheye (MFT), 10-18mm f/4.5-5 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro, and 17mm f/4 GFX lens.
20 Apr 2018 5:59PM
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20 Apr 2018 10:50pm
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
Take better photos by following these basic photography rules.
30 Apr 2014 12:00AM
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20 Apr 2018 11:42am
Find Out Which Photographic Companies Have Won A 2018 TIPA World Award
The results for this year's highly acclaimed TIPA World Awards have been announced.
19 Apr 2018 10:19AM
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19 Apr 2018 2:52pm
Meike Announce New 85mm AF Lens
Meike has announced a new 85mm f/1.8 full frame lens in Canon EF mount - their first AF lens.
18 Apr 2018 2:22PM
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19 Apr 2018 2:15pm
Here Are The First Nikon Lenses You Should Buy (After The Kit Lens)
Wanting to expand your lens collection but aren't sure which lens to buy next? If you're a Nikon shooter, this guide will help you.
18 Apr 2018 1:30PM
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19 Apr 2018 8:59am
Jessops Launches 'Next Generation' Photo Stores
Jessops has announced store revamps to cater for the smartphone savvy generation.
16 Apr 2018 3:29PM
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18 Apr 2018 11:24am
21 Top Books For Learning Adobe Photoshop
Wondering what layers are? Need some help with the Lasso tool? Well, a book that talks all things Photoshop maybe just what you're looking for.
17 Apr 2018 8:00AM
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17 Apr 2018 2:44pm
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Announced
Sony has announced the new Xperia XZ2 designed for low-light photography with dual cameras.
16 Apr 2018 12:49PM