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A Beginner’s Guide to Perfect Exposure in Manual Mode

A Beginner’s Guide to Perfect Exposure in Manual Mode

Whether you’re shooting in the city or out in a wide open space, getting the perfect exposure in manual mode might be a little tricky. But it doesn’t have to be. If you’re having trouble getting a perfect exposure, here’s a super easy 3-step process by Joshua Cripps that will help you get it right every […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset as Storm Clears Over Guitar Lake

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset as Storm Clears Over Guitar Lake

While on a one month hike exploring the back country of the High Sierras, photographer Mark Lehrbass and his friend ended up in a blizzard at Guitar Lake in Sequoia National Park. They hunkered down, just listening and waiting for the storm to pass, and after about five hours, a silence fell—just as the golden hour hit, […]

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How to Transfer a Polaroid Image to Paper

How to Transfer a Polaroid Image to Paper

Here’s a fun little photography project for anyone who loves the vintage look of Polaroids or is just looking for a unique, artsy way to display old instant photos. Matt Day takes us through the steps to do an emulsion lift with instant film. It’s a fun process, and you can play with it a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Tornado in Colorado

Interesting Photo of the Day: Tornado in Colorado

Storm chaser and photographer James Smart captured some powerful images of a tornado ripping its way across open farm land in Simla, Colorado. The extremely rare anti-cyclonic tornado appears to narrowly miss a lonesome farmhouse, but it’s not actually as close as it seems. Still, no doubt a terrifying and intense experience for the home owners: While the way the […]

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A Bad Day in the Life of a Landscape Photographer

A Bad Day in the Life of a Landscape Photographer

You may not think so at first, but landscape photography isn’t all just rainbows and being one with nature; there are good days and bad days. Sometimes, you wake up to dark, rainy, crazy wind-blowing weather and you have to decide if it’s even worth it to go out. Will the weather break? Will there […]

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Timelapse Photography of Ocean Entry Lava Flow

Timelapse Photography of Ocean Entry Lava Flow

Back in 1983, on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano, fissures started erupting intermittently along the middle part of the volcano’s East Rift Zone. No one knew it would be an ongoing eruption that still continues today. Now, the various lava flows bring in spectators of all sorts, including, of ant to witness and capture the incredible display. Jack Fusco […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Vietnamese Fisherman with Bamboo Traps

Interesting Photo of the Day: Vietnamese Fisherman with Bamboo Traps

In Vietnamese, the named for a bamboo fish trap is a “Đó.” Basically, you put some bait in the trap, set it in a stream, and wait. After a few hours, you’ll find anything from fish to eels to crabs inside, which are then sold at the local markets. Here, you can see a Vietnamese fisherman carrying […]

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3 Ways to Backlight a Model for Studio Portraits

3 Ways to Backlight a Model for Studio Portraits

A great portrait requires a good understanding of lighting and how to control it to capture the most flattering image of your model. But, it’s not just about lighting the model from the front. Besides the basic portrait lighting patterns, you need to consider how the subject looks against the backdrop. Are they blending in? Using […]

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Get Creative Photos in Bad Lighting with Rear Curtain Sync

Get Creative Photos in Bad Lighting with Rear Curtain Sync

There’s an old technique photojournalists call “flash and slash” that is used to dramatize movement. Basically, it allows you to keep the subject sharp while creating motion in the background. While typically used for high-movement or chaotic scenes, it is actually a really creative way to add an interesting element when shooting in low light. […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Manhattan Skyline at Sunset

Interesting Photo of the Day: Manhattan Skyline at Sunset

Is there a more breathtaking, more photographed scene than the Lower Manhattan skyline? Add in a sunset and it magically gets even more stunning. The pink, warm light reflecting off the impressive architecture and the East River adds a dramatic effect for picture-perfect shots. This long exposure of the skyline by photographer Colin Kelly beautifully portrays […]

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