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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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    Top Tips On Boat Photography

    Here's our guide to boat photography for beginners.

    • 24 Apr 2015
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Flash made easy

    Make the most of your camera's built-in flash to get the best results from your photos.

    • 2 Jan 2003
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    When Will I Need To Use A Tripod?

    When and why do you need to use a tripod? Find out in our list of quick tips and shooting advice.

    • 1 Jun 2011
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    8 Ways Blur Can Enhance Your Photographs

    Not all blur is bad as you'll find out if you read this article.

    • 13 Jul 2015
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    Zoom Burst Photography

    Zoom burst is an interesting technique that can take some time to get right. Here's our advice to help you perfect the technique.

    • 22 Jan 2013
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    Bowls

    It might not be everyone's cup of tea but it's an easily accessible sport if you want to practice your photography.

    • 17 Aug 2010
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    Boat Photography Tips

    Capture better shots of boats with our photography tips.

    • 26 Mar 2015
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    Ten Reasons To Switch To Manual Focus

    Here are ten situations when manual focus can work better than your camera's auto focus.

    • 21 Feb 2013
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    Top 5 Water Based Shots And Tips

    Here are some water based shot ideas and tips for getting great shots.

    • 10 Jun 2015
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    Motorsports photography - a complete guide

    Discover some simple techniques to master an advanced subject with the assistance of professional motorsports photographer, Mike Veglia .

    • 6 Jan 2001
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Take Instant Photos Without Ink With Polaroid Snap
Polaroid has introduced a new camera that can take instant photos without ink.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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2 Sep 2015 9:00pm
Sony Alpha A7R Mark II Sample Photos
Sample JPEG and RAW images from the new Sony Alpha A7R Mark II, with a 42.4 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor.
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