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Travel Photography Masterclass - How to take pictures that inspire the viewer.

Of the few photographers who could present a credible travel photography masterclass, Julian Comrie has a lifetime of experience in taking stunning pictures which is acknowledged at the highest level.

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Close up Photography - Sometimes flash is the only option.

Using flash for close up photography of insects, other invertebrates and flowers in the field.

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Light Painting - Creating your own Supernatural.

Light Painting is a creative, active, experimental sort of photography. And a lot of fun.

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Panorama Photography - The All Around View.

Panorama Photography enables you to capture the total grandeur of the scene that a single wide angle lens setting simply misses.

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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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Learn Landscape Photography - Better Landscape Photography (Part 2).

This 'Learn Landscape Photography' masterclass assumes you have read what I covered in 'Better Landscape Photography' about the importance of light, particularly around dawn and sunrise, and takes it further.

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Better Landscape Photography - The importance of light.

Better Landscape Photography is wholly dependent on light. Here's how to make the best of a landscape in different light conditions.

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Landscape Photography - Thoughts from the Master on how to take the best images.

Landscape Photography through the eyes of Charlie Waite - now widely revered internationally as the doyen of English landscape photographers.

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BBC Wildlife Photography Tips

Easy to use Wildlife Photography Tips from BBC Wildlife Photographers.

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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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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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Restore Old Photos - Sticky Tape Problems.

Problem trying to restore old photos.

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Choosing a Camera Lens - how to decide which lens to get next.

Some hints and tips on choosing a camera lens once you have your camera and its first lens.

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Land of Giants

If, like me, you love wildlife and photography then you might be interested in this book. Having seen his work, I'm sure Will's photos will be spectacular ...

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Moire - How to overcome it.

Moire can easily be overcome with a little knowledge.

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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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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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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 - What it means and why it is so important to get it right

Do your photographs always turn out just right or are they sometimes too light or too dark? Discover what photography exposure means and why it is so important to get it right.

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