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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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    Taking on a natural photographic challenge

    Tim Curtis loves all types of photography but his main love is with photographing what not many humans have photographed before. His great sense of curiosity means exploring caves are a favourite pastime and here he tells us why we shouldn't be afraid to try this dangerous hobby.

    • 23 Jan 2009
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    Car photography with Tim Wallace

    Tim Wallace works with famous car companies such as Jaguar. Here's how he got there.

    • 9 Apr 2009
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    Wildlife photography on safari in Africa

    Good equipment and technical knowledge are both important to taking strong wildlife photographs, but there are also a great many ways of improving your results that have less to do with cutting edge technology than with how you look through your lens, explains wildlife expert, Ariadne Van Zandbergen.

    • 5 Jan 2001
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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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    Tips and tricks for insect photography

    Venture into the insects world with a few helpful tips and tricks from our specialist wildlife photographer Peter Madeley

    • 30 Nov -0001
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    Focal lengths in portraits

    Duncan Evans goes on a whirlwind tour of focal lengths when shooting portraits and explains what not to shoot.

    • 28 Jun 2007
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    Winter portraits

    With the days getting colder and the nights drawing in, Michael Alan Bielat takes us indoors to shoot some portraits.

    • 12 Nov 2009
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    Get rid of distracting backgrounds

    Duncan Evans explains how to make those intrusive backgrounds fade away with graduated layers in Corel Paint Shop Pro XI

    • 7 Jun 2007
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    Lighting a white background By Chris Burfoot

    Chris Burfoot shares his photographic advice on lighting white backgrounds correctly.

    • 24 Jun 2010
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    Beginner Street Photography Tips

    Want to be a street photography? Take a look at these basic, but essential tips first.

    • 25 Jun 2011
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    Top 10 Landscape Photography Tips

    A quick list of ten points you need to know before heading out to photograph landscapes.

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    Light Painting Landscapes

    Just because the sun has set doesn't mean you have to stop shooting landscapes.

    • 20 Aug 2013
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28 Aug 2015 12:40pm
Tips On Photographing Storms
Here's some top tips on photographing stormy weather.
28 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 10:39pm
Photographing Canals
Spend an hour or two with your camera at the side of a canal and you'll soon have plenty of images.
27 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 6:12pm
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.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
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27 Aug 2015 5:44pm
Leica S (Typ 007) Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new 37.5 megapixel Leica S (Type 007) and post a number of sample photos taken with the medium format DSLR.
25 Aug 2015 2:00PM
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27 Aug 2015 5:28pm
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Video Review
Find out what David Thorpe thinks of the Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7ASPH lens designed for MFT cameras.
27 Aug 2015 1:56PM
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27 Aug 2015 9:28am
Filter Comparison Review
We compare a number of filters to see if it is worth paying more, or whether you can save money by buying cheap on eBay.
21 Aug 2015 1:54PM
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27 Aug 2015 12:17am
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review
We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 with new tools and enhanced features.
19 Aug 2015 2:28PM
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26 Aug 2015 11:20pm
Win An ExpoImaging Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit
We've teamed up with ExpoImaging to offer you the chance to win the new and improved Rogue FlashBender 2 portable lighting kit!
20 Aug 2015 8:52AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:34pm
Modulo Camera Will Never Overexpose An Image
MIT has developed a camera that won't overexpose an image called the Modulo.
19 Aug 2015 11:35AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:23pm
Learn Posing Techniques With The Help Of A Professional Model
Hiring a professional model for a photography shoot has many benefits but have you ever thought by doing so, they could actually help teach you a thing or two you might not know about portrait photography?
20 Aug 2015 1:00PM