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How to reduce noise at high ISO settings

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How to reduce noise at high ISO settings Image copyright Ben Birchall Shooting indoor sports action using a fast shutter speed, old, gloomy churches without flash or bright landscapes where you want to slow down the shutter speed to capture movement are just some of the many situations where you ...

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A layman’s guide to shooting silhouettes

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A layman’s guide to shooting silhouettes How can you create simple shots with bags of impact? Find out in our layman’s guide to shooting silhouettes. Are silhouettes easy to photograph? As long as you have the right conditions, shooting an effective silhouette is relatively simple – and the results can ...

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How to shoot a melting ice still life

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How to shoot a melting ice still life Simulate the coming of spring as we show you a clever technique for shooting a melting still life image. Depending on where you are in the world, spring may still feel a little way off – but as a photographer you don’t ...

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How to set up and shoot panoramic images

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Panoramas are always a big hit with landscape enthusiasts. They’re the perfect way to capture a sprawling vista without using an ultra-wide lens, or cropping your image (and therefore losing lots of data). In this project we’re going to show you just how easy it is to shoot  and create ...

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How to use an intervalometer to shoot star trails

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How to use an intervalometer to shoot star trails Take precisely-spaced photographs for creating timelapses, star trails and more in this guide to using an intervalometer. When you’re creating images like the moon composite on page 56, you could sit there with your camera and a stopwatch and take a ...

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