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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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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20 Apr 2018 6:39pm
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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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
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16 Apr 2018 10:35pm
Mount Any Lens To Your Smartphone With This Adapter
There's a smartphone adapter that can harness the power of your DSLR and mirrorless lenses!
13 Apr 2018 9:25AM
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16 Apr 2018 6:54pm
Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Review
John Riley reviews the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 ZERO-D ultra-wide angle and compact lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras.
6 Apr 2018 10:03AM
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16 Apr 2018 12:11pm
Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 Vintage Review
John Riley review the vintage Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 lens on the 36mp full-frame DSLR, the Pentax K-1.
12 Apr 2018 9:34AM