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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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23 Jun 2017 9:14pm
Nikon D7500 Full Review
We've put the Nikon D7500 Digital SLR, with the 20mp sensor from the D500 but with a lower price, through its paces. Read on to find out how it scores.
23 Jun 2017 11:34AM
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23 Jun 2017 2:14pm
Irix Launch Edge Gelatin Filter Set
Irix have announced a set of ND gelatin filters designed especially for Irix lenses.
23 Jun 2017 10:14AM
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23 Jun 2017 2:02pm
7 'How To' Tips For Shooting Still Life Photography
Here are 7 simple tips and tricks for shooting beautiful still life photography at home. All you need are a few household items and a little creativity.
15 Jun 2017 11:36AM
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23 Jun 2017 10:07am
Tamron Expands Lens Range With 18-400mm Mega Zoom
Tamron has today introduced a new 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens to the world.
23 Jun 2017 8:21AM
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22 Jun 2017 11:35am
Nikon AF-P NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G DX VR Sample Photos & Hands-On
We go hands-on with the new Nikon AF-P NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G DX VR wide-angle lens, and have posted sample photos from this pre-production lens.
21 Jun 2017 6:41PM
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21 Jun 2017 4:59pm
Sigma AF 100-400mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens Review
John Riley puts a contemporary tele zoom lens from Sigma to the test to find out how good its reach really is.
14 Jun 2017 9:53AM
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20 Jun 2017 10:03am
Top 13 Best Premium Compact System Cameras 2017
Here are the Top 13 Best Premium Mirrorless Compact System Cameras (CSCs) with an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) reviewed by ePHOTOzine.
20 Jun 2017 9:59AM
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20 Jun 2017 7:25am
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph Review
John Riley reviews the new wide-angle zoom from Panasonic, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
26 Apr 2017 11:32AM
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19 Jun 2017 6:22am
Giottos Vitruvian VGRN 9255 Tripod With Monopod
Giottos Vitruvian VGRN 9255 Tripod With Monopod
We review the new Giottos Vitruvian VGRN 9255 Tripod with MH5400-MH652 Head and built in monopod.
8 Sep 2011 11:42AM
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21 Jun 2017 2:05pm
Improve Your Close-Up Portraits With Our 6 Tips
Get in close and focus your attention on faces.
18 Jun 2017 12:10AM