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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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    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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    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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    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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    5 Essential SEO Tips For Photographers

    Pick up some top SEO tips to help improve your photography business.

    • 13 Mar 2017
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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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24 Apr 2018 7:39am
Panasonic Lumix G9 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix G9, Panasonic flagship 20mp Micro Four Thirds camera with interchangeable lenses, high-speed shooting, and 80mp high-resolution mode.
1 Dec 2017 8:47PM
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22 Apr 2018 2:24pm
Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 lens on a 36mp Full-Frame Pentax K-1 DSLR.
18 Apr 2018 12:00PM
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22 Apr 2018 2:01pm
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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21 Apr 2018 4:53am
Laowa Announce Four New Lenses
Venus Optics has announced four new Laowa lenses, including a 4mm f/4 Fisheye (MFT), 10-18mm f/4.5-5 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro, and 17mm f/4 GFX lens.
20 Apr 2018 5:59PM
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20 Apr 2018 10:50pm
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
Take better photos by following these basic photography rules.
30 Apr 2014 12:00AM
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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