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Photographing a Painting - Easy when you know how.

Photographing a painting can prove disappointing but there are some straightforward techniques that improve results.

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White Balance - Getting the colours right.

You need to set the correct white balance for the camera to see what you see.

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Blurred Photos - Getting the Camera settings right.

You need to set the camera correctly to avoid blurred photos.

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Cleaning a Camera - Essential for Better Photographs.

Cleaning a Camera is esential preventive maintenance if you want to achieve better photographs.

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Using a New Camera - Preparing your Thoughts.

Having chosen it you are possibly about to experience one of photography's more frustrating times; having to wait before using a new camera - well until it's delivered or you receive it, maybe as a Christmas gift, anyway. NOW is the best time to prepare for getting the most out of it ...

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Choosing a New Camera - Which is the Best for You.

When choosing a New Camera, it's the glass that matters most.

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Digital Landscape Photography - A guide to improve your landscape photography.

20 Tips and Tricks to Achieve Professional Results with your Digital Landscape Photography.

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Intimate Landscape Photography - Look for Detail within the Wider View.

With so many excellent photographs on display, an intimate landscape will often catch the viewer's eye ... and the judge's!

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Images in Email - How to make them a suitable size.

Images in Email often need to be reduced in size so as not to slow transmission down.

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Combine Pictures - Two Alternatives.

You can combine pictures side by side or by overlaying them.

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Monitor Calibration - It pays to get it right.

Correct Monitor Calibration is essential to get consistent results.

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Building Photography - How and When?

What is the best way to improve your building photography?

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Video Software - Editing your Video Footage.

What to do when free video software is not enough.

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High Contrast - We can cope but our camera needs help.

Our eyes can cope with high contrast but a camera's sensor or film has a limited range so some of the light and dark parts of an image may be lost.

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The Longest Blood Moon In 100 Years

Some tips for Friday 27th July from top photographer, David Noton FRPS.


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Sharp Picture - Things to check before returning the camera.

If you don't have a sharp picture, there are several things to check before blaming the camera.

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Digital Home Photography - How to start a home photography studio.

Two key questions to consider before starting a digital home photography studio.

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Macro Cameras - Which camera should I buy?

If you are considering Macro Cameras, how small do you want to go?

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Photography by Moonlight - Scenes in a Different Light.

Photography by moonlight is easy with practice. Here are some tips to get you started.

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Unexpected Results - Time to Reset the Camera?

If you get unexpected results and all else fails, try resetting the camera.

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