Beginner Tutorials

For the beginner, these tutorial look at the basic rules and low cost options to produce high quality photographs

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How to Photograph Pouring Liquid

Photographing pouring liquids can be done by using normal lighting or flash, the principle is exactly the same.

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How to make a flash pressure trigger

This tutorial describes a very simple way to make a flash pressure trigger at home

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Retouching eyes with Photoshop using layer masks

How to brighten eyes in photoshop

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Photography Before Photoshop

Discover the secrets to produce unreal photographs without using photoshop

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Advice on Changing Jobs to Photography

Ever thought about changing jobs to photography, here’s a little advice on what to think about.

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What Lights to Use for Portraits

A beginner or a confirmed photographer , we all want to try portraits, so what lights do we need when working in the studio?

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Hahnel Pro Combi TF Remote Control Review

A product review – view this full review of the Hahnel Combi Pro remote control

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Optical or Digital Zoom

Optical and digital zoom, do you know the difference and what to upsides and downsides are of each?

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Studio Flash and Strobelights

Information on studio flash and strobe lights and how to use them in the studio

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Flash Sync an Introduction

All you kneed to know about flash synchronisation or xsync as it can be known.

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Darkroom Equipment for Beginners

Want to start developing your film and making print, well here’s all the equipment you’ll need to do it without spending a lot of money

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Buying a Second Hand Lens a Guide

A guide for buying second hand lenses, what to look out for and how to check if it’s a good one.