9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

Photography can make your life much better.

 
Better Photos in 6 Simple Steps

Better Photos in 6 Simple Steps

Here are steps that will take you to the next level.

 
10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer.

 
9 HDR Photography Myths

9 HDR Photography Myths

Be open to using HDR when it's appropriate.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

How to Use a Diffuser for Soft Portrait Lighting

How to Use a Diffuser for Soft Portrait Lighting

When shooting outdoors, the sun often creates overly bright highlights and harsh shadows on the skin. A good portrait photographer knows just what to pull out of his camera bag to help him combat this commonly overlooked aspect of outdoor photo shoots. Join Joe McNally as he shares his setup and lighting theory with us […]

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Camera Basics 101

Camera Basics 101

Final Reminder: Only a few days left! in the deal on: Topaz Adjust at 50% Off Your camera is actually nothing more than a box with a hole in it. Yes, all that money you’ve spent and that is basically what you’ve got. The basics of a camera have changed very little since day one. You have […]

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7 Clever Smartphone Photography Tricks

7 Clever Smartphone Photography Tricks

Excited about your new smartphone, but never really thought of its camera as good for anything more than the occasional snap or selfie? Check out the video below where photographer Lorenz Holder uses his iPhone 5S to demonstrate how you can use your smartphone camera for amazing photographic effects: Here are seven smartphone photography tricks […]

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How to Create Soft Directional Light for Your Portraits

How to Create Soft Directional Light for Your Portraits

Portrait photographers have always craved the know-how to create soft directional light for their work. Wait a minute! Soft directional light? Sounds kind of like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Yes, it does. And in this video, photographer Joe McNally shows exactly how to create it: You’d think that directional light would be harsh, more edgy, […]

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Incredible Timelapse of New Zealand: Amplitude

Incredible Timelapse of New Zealand: Amplitude

New Zealand—both the nature lover and photographer’s dream. An island nation known for its utterly breath taking landscapes—from deep fjords, sky high waterfalls, ancient glaciers and rolling hills. It is hard to capture the true beauty and essence of a place on film. However, Martin Heck did a really, really good job of it: Heck […]

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Top 10 Qualities of a Great Photographer

Top 10 Qualities of a Great Photographer

What are the top 10 qualities of a great photographer? It takes more than just a nice camera and a desire to take pretty pictures to be successful in this creative yet technical professional field. Whether you want to work for newspapers, magazines, portrait studios, or as a freelance event photographer, there are a few […]

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