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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
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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
  • 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
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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 : 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
  • 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
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27 Sep 2016 6:38pm
Canon EOS M5 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Canon EOS M5, the new mirrorless camera from Canon with mini-DSLR styling and advanced shooting performance.
15 Sep 2016 8:44AM
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27 Sep 2016 5:45pm
Sony Alpha A99-II Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Sony Alpha A99-II, with a new 42.4mp BSI CMOS sensor, updated menus, and high speed shooting.
23 Sep 2016 11:54AM
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27 Sep 2016 5:36pm
Panasonic Lumix G80 Review
We review the Panasonic Lumix G80 / G85, which has just been announced, and is Panasonic's weather-sealed DSLR-styled mirrorless camera with 4K video and 5-axis image stabilisation.
19 Sep 2016 12:15PM
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26 Sep 2016 8:52pm
September Photo Month Winner Week 3 Announced
The third winner of a Manfrotto prize in September's Photo Month has been announced.
26 Sep 2016 3:36PM
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26 Sep 2016 1:53pm
Olympus Q&A: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Sensor Size Trip
We spoke to Olympus about the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, camera technology and features.
23 Sep 2016 3:11PM
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25 Sep 2016 10:29am
Weather Photographer Of The Year 2016 Competition Winners
The Royal Meteorological Society has announced the winners of its 2016 photography competition.
25 Sep 2016 8:00AM
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24 Sep 2016 7:20am
Yi Technology M1 Hands-On Preview
Yi Technology say the Yi-M1 is the mirrorless compact system camera for the smartphone generation. We have a look at this new Micro Four Thirds camera.
21 Sep 2016 1:49AM
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23 Sep 2016 7:19am
Essential Tips For Capturing Landscapes In Fog & Mist
Here are a few tips to help you capture outdoor shots on misty days.
23 Sep 2016 12:10AM
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22 Sep 2016 10:04pm
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the brand new "Prototype" Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, with 18fps C-AF raw shooting, 4K video, 5-axis IS and more. Updated.
19 Sep 2016 9:31PM
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22 Sep 2016 3:36pm
Mini Competition - Win A Barbershop Camera Strap!
ePHOTOzine are giving you the chance to win a luxury camera strap courtesy of Barbershop.
22 Sep 2016 2:00PM