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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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    Making a black & white fine print

    Jesus Coll shows how learning to master exposure times and dodging and burning will help you produce fine art prints.

    • 11 Jan 2001
  • 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 : A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A shot in the dark - guide to cave photography

    A fascinating underground world awaits your discovery. Find out what you need and how to shoot in the dark from a leading cave photographer.

    • 8 Jan 2001
  • Thumbnail : What Goes Into The Making Of A Single Image?

    What Goes Into The Making Of A Single Image?

    Michael Levin shares his tips on deciding on photographic locations and making decisions on what to shoot.

    • 29 Jun 2011
  • Thumbnail : Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    Out on The Seas With Colin Speedie.

    Colin Speedie, photographer and professional yachtsman, talks about the Shark Trust project and how the Canon EOS 1V helps him to achieve spectacular results.

    • 1 Jan 2002
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    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
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    The digital stocking filter - Photoshop guide

    An old Hollywood film trick to smooth skin tones was to film through a soft filter. Photographers of the stars have used the same trick. Here's how it's done digitally.

    • 12 Jan 2001
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    Create a high key vignette in the darkroom

    Adding a vignette to your photos is easy in the darkroom and can be very effective. Peter Bargh of ePHOTOzine shows you how with just a piece of card.

    • 3 Jan 2002
  • Thumbnail : Digital: Taking the plunge Part 3

    Digital: Taking the plunge Part 3

    Professional Social photographer David Simm explains how you can safeguard your business.

    • 6 Jan 2003
  • Thumbnail : Introduction To The Lightroom Workspace

    Introduction To The Lightroom Workspace

    For those new to Lightroom, here's a quick introduction to the workspace.

    • 26 Feb 2013
  • Thumbnail : Using the curves tool to adjust contrast

    Using the curves tool to adjust contrast

    Michael Bates shows us how to use the curve tool to control the exposure and colour of an image.

    • 3 Sep 2008
  • Thumbnail : Capturing what the eye cannot see

    Capturing what the eye cannot see

    Infra-red photography is a bit like Marmite you either love it or hate it and John Powell, the founder of the Infra-Red Photographic Society most definitely adores it. He started taking infra-red images in the eighties and here he tells ePHOTOzine why more people should be looking at the world in a way we can't usually see.

    • 25 Nov 2008
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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 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 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