How to paint with light using a torch and your Canon D-SLR

    | Canon D-SLR Skills | 07/12/2012 17:48pm
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    We show you how to create images drawn using a torch. All you need is a bright light, your Canon camera and a tripod. We then show you how to showcase your images by creating a colourful triptych.

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    Ten ways to improve your… macro photography

    | Canon D-SLR Skills, Photography Tutorials | 12/06/2012 12:00pm
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    Ever wanted to give macro photography a go or are you just not happy with your macro shots? Check out our top ten tips to help you improve your macro photography today.

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    Canon EOS M: Tips For Using Your EOS Camera

    | Camera & Gear Tests | 09/04/2013 11:44am
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    So you think you know how to use your Canon EOS M? Like many of us, you may have a DSLR or compact system camera but tend to use only a handful of its features. In our ongoing review of some of the more popular current and ‘out of date’ Canon cameras, we want to help you better harness the creative potential of your camera. Call them camera tips, or call it a user’s guide to your favourite Canon camera.

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    Advertorial: Canon unveils important update to Project1709 platform

    | News | 02/04/2013 13:02pm
    Advertorial: Canon unveils important update to Project1709 platform

    Canon has revealed a raft of new features and functionality to its Project1709 photo management software, which promises to offer photographers even greater flexibility with their images.

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    6 photo editing steps every photographer should know

    | Photo Editing, Photoshop Elements | 07/04/2012 07:00am
    6 photo editing steps every photographer should know

    Photo editing was at one time a controversial step for photographers. The wide capabilities of software like Photoshop made post-processing a quiet, private affair. No longer. It’s generally accepted now that even the best images can benefit from a few basic enhancements with photo editing software.

    Below we’ve listed these essential photo editing adjustments in the order in which you should make them for the most efficient work process, or ‘workflow’. For example, it’s sensible to crop first – there’s no point spending time removing dust or adjusting exposure on areas of the picture a new crop will get rid of anyway.

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    Jessops announces process for receiving outstanding print orders

    | News | 24/01/2013 11:07am
    Future of camera retailing: Jessops' doors close, Canon's open

    Jessops Photo website – which remains operational – has announced all outstanding print orders will be honoured and explains how to retrieve prints.

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    Canon 650D: has Canon revealed its mirrorless technology?

    | News | 09/06/2012 07:00am
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    The Canon EOS 650D/Rebel 4Ti debuts a couple of new technologies for Canon that could be used in a mirrorless compact system camera (CSC).

    For a start, the EOS 650D is Canon’s first DSLR to feature full-time autofocusing in Live View and video mode. Both of these modes require the reflex mirror to be lifted out of the way, so the camera in effect emulates a mirrorless model.

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    How to eliminate harsh shadows when using flash

    | Photography Tutorials, Portraits | 08/05/2012 14:59pm
    Using flash: how to reduce harsh shadows

    One of the biggest problems photographers encounter when using flash are harsh shadows in the background. In particular, harsh flash shadows are the bane of anyone who shoots portrait photography.

    In the tutorial below we show you how you can eliminate shadows from your pictures so you can start taking flawless portraits.

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    Resize your photos for perfect prints

    | Photo Editing, Photoshop, Photoshop Elements | 31/05/2012 13:00pm
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    Have you ever got prints back from a photo lab, only to discover that your photos have been heavily cropped at either end? It’s always disappointing when you lose areas of your shots to the constraints of printing, but this can be avoided by making sense of your camera and print aspect ratios.

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    Create portraits with impact in Photoshop

    | Technique step by step | 10/07/2009 14:48pm

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