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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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Blurred Photos - Getting the Camera settings right.

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

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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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Building Photography - How and When?

What is the best way to improve your building photography?

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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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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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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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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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Camera Focus Problem - Things to check before returning the camera.

If you have a camera focus problem, there are a couple of things to check before returning the camera.

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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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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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Airplane Pictures - Avoiding the Haze.

How to take great airplane pictures without haze.

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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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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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Photography Exposure - A better understanding.

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

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Snow Photography - How to take better photographs of snow.

Here are some snow photography tips to help make sure snow stays white and bright.

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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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