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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 Jun 2018 11:19pm
Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE Review
John Riley reviews the Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE full-frame auto-focus lens for Sony E mount cameras.
11 Jun 2018 9:00AM
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21 Jun 2018 4:51pm
It's Selfie Day! Which Means The World Wants To See Your Self Portraits
Switch your smartphone's camera around and crack out your best duck pout as it's 'Selfie Day' today.
21 Jun 2018 10:16AM
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21 Jun 2018 9:03am
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 Lens Review
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme review this ultra wide-angle lens for Fujifilm X-Series cameras.
15 Apr 2014 11:51AM
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20 Jun 2018 5:00pm
Loupedeck Photo Editing Console Gets An Upgrade
The next generation of the Loupedeck is built better and has more customisation options.
20 Jun 2018 3:00PM
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20 Jun 2018 11:02am
Top 42 Best Wide-Angle Landscape Lenses 2018
We count down the top lenses reviewed by ePHOTOzine that are great for landscape photography.
19 Jun 2018 8:34AM
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20 Jun 2018 6:44am
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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19 Jun 2018 1:20pm
Free Photoshop Online Lesson With BenQ Ambassador Glyn Dewis
Improve your Photoshop skills on a free online workshop taking place next week.
18 Jun 2018 2:47PM
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19 Jun 2018 9:34am
Leica Leitz-Park - The Official Opening
There's a new Leica Camera AG headquarters in Germany and Stuart Fawcett went along to the opening to have a look around the complex.
18 Jun 2018 11:50AM
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18 Jun 2018 9:55pm
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.
17 Oct 2016 10:14AM
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18 Jun 2018 11:20am
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.
30 Nov 2017 9:46AM