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Landscape Photographs - Lovely shots whatever the weather.

Advice to help you achieve the finest landscape photographs whatever the weather - and you don't need an expensive camera to do it.

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Understanding Histograms - Getting perfect exposure on your shots.

One of the advantages of digital cameras is that you can check the exposure of the photos you have just taken. This is easily done using the camera's histograms.

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The Colour Wheel - Understand it and your shots will improve instantly.

An understanding of the colour wheel has always been fundamental to photography. It's not surprising, given that colour is a crucial part of our world.

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Landscape - A seasonal perspective

The changing seasons can have a profound effect on the landscape and, therefore, photographic techniques.

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Shadow Photos - Using the Light and the Shade

With a little thought, a shadow can play a starring role in our photographs.

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Video Sound - Recording and Editing Video Sound.

How to ensure your HD Movie has the best possible video sound track.

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Video Editing - Simple Steps to help you Edit your Video Footage.

A step by step guide, explaining how to master video editing using free software.

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DSLR Video - Shooting Videos on a DSLR Camera.

A step by step guide, looking at how to shoot great movies with your high definition DSLR Video Camera

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Camera Focus - Controlling the Lens to your Advantage

Focus of the Lens - How to take advantage of the lens' shape for better photographs with Depth of Field.

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Photography Exposure - A better understanding.

Some books and lessons to help improve your understanding of photography exposure.

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Photography Lighting - A Critical Element, though often forgotten

Photography Lighting - If there is one element that can make or break a photograph it is lighting and yet, it is often the least considered element, even if it is thought of at all.

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Photo Composition - What is in the picture and where it is

With photo composition, deciding what to include and where to place it can turn a snap shot into a better photograph.

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Photography Techniques - How to take better photographs.

Learning and understanding the basics of how to set up the camera yourself actually takes you a long way towards improving your photography techniques and therefore taking better photographs.

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Photo Ideas - Things to do with your Images.

Here are some photo ideas that you might like to try out with your 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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Venice - One of the most interesting cities in the world to visit and photograph.

Venice is truly a unique and beautiful place and one of the only cities that can boast having no roads for motorized vehicles in the main portion of the city.

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Snowdonia - The most stunning views that North Wales has to offer.

Snowdonia has so many outstanding vistas on the circular tour that the best advice is just to say - do it!

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New Zealand - A visit to North Island.

New Zealand is a stunning location with photo opportunities wherever you visit.

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Costa Rica - An adventure right from the start.

The adventure across central Costa Rica began with drive through Braulio Carillo National Park, lush and mountainous.

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