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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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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 9: A total respray

    In this article from our series using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to respray your Camper van. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your own car photos.

    • 1 Oct 2008
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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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    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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    South African wildlife experience

    Daniel Locke Wheaton, captures South Africa's wildlife with the helpful of sponsors PhotoGlossy.com and Dunns Imaging.

    • 12 Jan 2002
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    Close encounters - macro photography explained

    One of the most fascinating and rewarding areas of photography is shooting close-up and macro studies. Small may be beautiful, but Steve Bavister shows you how to make it big. using photos by Peter Bargh.

    • 6 Jan 2001
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    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 1: Wheel Arches

    In this series of articles using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to pimp up a Camper van and here we work on the wheel arches. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your car photos.

    • 30 Sep 2008
  • Thumbnail : Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 3: Widening Tires

    Bodyshop with Paint Shop Pro - Job 3: Widening Tires

    In this series of articles using Paint Shop Pro we show you how to pimp up a Camper van and here we work on widening the tires. Try following our technique and then using it to max up your own car photos.

    • 1 Oct 2008
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    All about exposure

    Light is the basic substance that your camera captures or records. This article explains the primary elements that govern how much light reaches your camera and makes an image too light, too dark, or exposed correctly.

    • 19 Nov 2010
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    Using The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Lens For Macro Work

    David Clapp swaps people for plants as he puts the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 to the test as a macro lens.

    • 6 Jul 2011
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    Photographing Damselflies

    John Gravett of Lakeland Photographic Holidays goes on the hunt for Damselflies.

    • 3 May 2012
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    Taking Better Glamour Photos

    This article lists some simple tips you can use to make your photos stand out.

    • 17 Nov 2010
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    Why You Need To Support Your Camera

    Holding a camera steady is essential if you want to make the most of your camera and lens quality.

    • 16 Jan 2014
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Panasonic Lumix GX8 Full Review
Reviewed in detail, the 20 megapixel Panasonic Lumix GX8 with 4K video and built in image stabilisation.
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29 Jul 2015 12:26pm
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) Review
Reviewed, the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) with 4K video, a large Micro Four Thirds sensor and a bright f/1.7 zoom lens.
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28 Jul 2015 8:27pm
Amazon Opens Giant Photography Studio In Shoreditch
Online retailer Amazon has opened a photography studio in London that measures 46,000 square feet and features 22 photography bays.
24 Jul 2015 11:44AM
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28 Jul 2015 3:55pm
OnePlus 2 Smart Phone With 13Mp Camera Announced
The OnePlus 2 phone has been announced with improved specs and a reasonable price point.
28 Jul 2015 3:21PM
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27 Jul 2015 3:38pm
How to Shoot Landscapes With Interesting Skies
Tips on shooting landscapes with brilliant skies.
27 Jul 2015 12:10AM
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27 Jul 2015 1:53pm
EIZO ColorEdge CG277 27inch Monitor Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the 27inch EIZO ColorEdge CG277 with built in calibrator and 99% AdobeRGB coverage.
20 Jan 2015 12:00PM
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26 Jul 2015 11:34pm
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD Lens Review
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme gives us a World Exclusive first review of the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD lens.
26 Nov 2012 3:51PM
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23 Jul 2015 10:35am
Manfrotto Off Road 30L Backpack Review
We take a look at Manfrotto's Off Road 30L backpack designed for active outdoor photographers.
22 Jul 2015 11:49AM
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23 Jul 2015 8:17am
Panasonic Lumix GX8 Vs GX7 Vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
We compare the new Panasonic Lumix GX8 to the GX7 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.
16 Jul 2015 5:30AM
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22 Jul 2015 9:33pm
Win The Photography Trip Of A Lifetime!
CBRE is giving you to the opportunity to win the photography trip of a lifetime by entering the Urban Photographer of the Year competition.
8 Jul 2015 12:00AM