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The Big One ...

The lens which many Nature and Sports Photographers are talking about, and with good reason ... because it's a game changer!

STOP PRESS - The New Big Lens. Here's a report from a top wildlife photographer who has used both of the Olympus Super Telezoom lenses.


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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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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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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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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 - A seasonal perspective

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

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Autumn Photographs - A challenge for your technical abilities.

Taking autumn photographs challenges your photographic abilities and encourages you to be more creative with your perspectives.

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What Is RSS?

What is RSS? Really Simple Syndication. What it means to you is that when you subscribe to a site that has an RSS feed, you can keep up-to-date without having to check the site.

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Photography Workflow - How to prevent Overflow.

A disciplined photography workflow is essential if you want to spend more time behind the camera than in front of the computer.

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Slideshow Maker - A professional video from your photos.

Try this slideshow maker to turn your photos into a professional video set to music.

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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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Smart Phone to Smart Photographer

Amazing deals this weekend on award winning cameras for anyone wanting to follow the professionals and switch to mirrorless cameras. Visit enjoy.photo/deals for more examples.


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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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Modeling Tips - Advice from a Successful Model.

If you want to get the most out of your photography session, these modeling tips from successful model and actor, Steven Hooper are valuable to you whether you are a photographer or a model.

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Fighting Wildlife Crime ...

It is official. PHOTOGRAPHERS AGAINST WILDLIFE CRIME was launched this week in China by CITIC Press, the State owned publishing house. They have book stores at every airport in China and many other stores across the country. And it looks like the Chinese press is keen to report on what we photographers and writers have been up to in the past few years. Early days but we think we are heading in the right direction.... Will keep you posted! Thanks to all our supporters for believing in our photographs! Together we made this happen!

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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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Want to learn to Shoot Like a Pro?

Following the announcement of Olympus Camera's future plans, acclaimed international wildlife photographer, Andy Rouse demonstrates his confidence in Olympus Cameras and their future by organising a terrific conference not to be missed.

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Andy Rouse, Olympus

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Super Macro Photography - Up Close with Greater Depth.

A Super Macro Photography technique enabling you to achieve greater depth of field when using a wide aperture.

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