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19 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 37 views
Deconstruction: A Simple Trick For Different Landscapes

Landscapes looking like everyone else’s? In an extract from his new ebook, Niall Benvie explains what you can achieve by deconstructing the scene and presenting each element on its own.

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26 Mar 2015 | 2 Comments | 2,519 views
A Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography using CCD Systems

Thinking about giving astrophotography a go? Nik Szymanek explains the equipment required and the process of capturing images using CCD cameras.

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17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 781 views
An Introduction to Adobe Lightroom [video]

Wex’s Ben Piper hosts an introductory Lightroom seminar in our Norwich showroom, offering a range of helpful hints and detailed advice for beginners.

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10 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments | 8,245 views
What is … a lens hood?

They come bundled with many new lenses but they’re more often than not simply left in the box. So what do lens hoods do? And why would you need to use one?

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28 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 1,705 views
How to Master Image Stabilisation [video]

In this video we explain when to use (and when not to use) image stabilisation, and also show you a couple of tricks for extra stability.

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27 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 1,957 views
10 Tips for Shooting a Fashion Show

Planning on photographing a catwalk show? Professional photographer Paul Bayfield shares 10 tips on how to come away with the best images possible.

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24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 1,832 views
What is … dynamic range?

You’ve probably heard of the terms dynamic range, wide dynamic range and high dynamic range (HDR) but what do they all mean? Matt Golowczynski explains dynamic range.

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20 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 12,192 views
How To Get Started With Long-Exposure Photography

Long exposures can be used to create striking images and they’re possible with even basic equipment. David Cleland explains how to get started.

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22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 5,333 views
Photography Lens Guide: Lens Types Explained

Don’t know your macro lens from your mirror lens? Wondering at what point a wide-angle lens becomes a standard lens? Read on for our guide to different lens types.

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19 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 2,587 views
How to Photograph in the Snow

Got your fingers crossed for snow this winter? There’s no need to put your camera away – Tim Coleman explains how to achieve great results while protecting yourself and your gear!