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Back Issues - 2004

Pentax User used to create a quarterly glossy magazine. Publication ceased in 2010 and similar content can now be found in the Articles section. You can subscribe to Pentax User Plus to download any of the back issues below or view the member only articles.

  • Still-lifes - using simple daylight props indoors.
  • How the white balance mode works on your Optio and*ist D digital camera.
  • Our wildlife expert ventures north to photograph Reindeer.
  • Learn about colour harmony and contrast.
  • Silhouettes - shooting into the sun and sandwiching slides.
  • Dark digital - how to create the silhouettes digitally.
  • Differential focus comparing a digital and film camera’s ability to control depth-of-field.
  • Back to the roots - project to return to manual focus.
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  • Daylight portraits - make good use of natural light.
  • Festival fun - take a fresh look at street parades.
  • Old buildings - photos of stately homes and cathedrals.
  • Digital panoramas using your Optio
  • Pentax 200mm Telephoto
  • Precision timing - fruit splashed
  • Sunrise how to plan where the sun rises.
  • Lateral Thinking - great new ideas
  • Morocco - a photographic journey through the Atlas Mountains
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  • Weddings - advice on how to take them
  • Harlequins - creative portraits with studio lighting
  • Architecture - what to look for in modern buildings
  • Digital macro with your Optio camera
  • Formats - a look at the various formats
  • A trip to the British Wildlife Centre
  • Portfolio of flight
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  • Winter photography
  • Freelance
  • Red Squirrels
  • Digital flash using your Optio
  • Flash and indoor lighting
  • B&W reversal processing
  • Glass works
  • Rembrandt lighting
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