Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

All is not lost for the opportunistic and well prepared photographer.

 
How to Take Amazing Sunset Photos

How to Take Amazing Sunset Photos

This is all you need to succeed at sunset photography.

 
A Day in the Life of a Wedding Photographer

A Day in the Life of a Wedding Photographer

Basically just an awesome summary of the whole day, start to end.

 
 

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10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

When I learned about photography for the first time, it was in my high school’s darkroom with a fully-manual Pentax K1000, which was at one time possibly the most prolific and popular SLR camera on the market. Why, you ask? Because it was built like a brick (which is mainly what makes them a popular […]

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Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Final reminder: only 1 day left in the discount on The How to Photograph Fireworks In-depth eBook Everyone loves a great New Year’s fireworks show and it seems that lots of people take pictures while they are at the show. Here is a question for you. How many great pictures of fireworks have you seen taken by […]

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Low Budget Light Modifier Trick for Portrait Photography

Low Budget Light Modifier Trick for Portrait Photography

When it comes to photography lighting, you don’t need a studio setting with expensive equipment. There are a number of creative ways to get great lighting without breaking the bank. If you’re a portrait photographer without a light stand or an umbrella, don’t worry, you don’t need them. You just need a plain white shopping […]

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Independence Day: Magnificent Fireworks Photography

Independence Day: Magnificent Fireworks Photography

On the 4th of July in the United States, after you’ve had your fill of barbecues and parades, it’s time to find the best vantage point for watching and photographing fireworks displays. Here’s a sampling of what you can catch with your camera if you get a good spot! For Further Training, Deal Ending Soon: […]

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What Inspires a Photography Legend?

What Inspires a Photography Legend?

Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most well-known names in photography. Many may be familiar with his work, but not all may be familiar with his philosophy. Below is an original short created by 522 productions that incorporates an interview with Cartier-Bresson to show what it is that inspires the photographers as 522: Perhaps one […]

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Depth of Field in Portrait Photography

Depth of Field in Portrait Photography

There is nothing like a great portrait. Really good portraits stand out because the subject (especially the eyes) is sharply focused while the background is blurry. This sharp subject versus blurry background creates drama that draws the attention of the viewer to the subject where it should be focused. The contrast between what is in […]

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