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Landscape Photography: Steps to Improve

Landscape Photography: Steps to Improve

How many times have you been driving and wanted to stop and take a shot of that breathtaking landscape. You then stop, look around and the shot even looks better. Your heart even skips a beat. You go for it and return to the car with a huge smile. When you get back home you […]

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10 Ways to Improve Your Photography This Year

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography This Year

Reading books, attending workshops, and browsing the Internet are all good things that can help you take better photos. The following tips will improve the way you create amazing photos and how you see photography. 1. Know your camera. Your camera has lots of features that most photographers—including yourself—never use. You might not even know […]

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The Eye of a Photographer

The Eye of a Photographer

The world looks different to a photographer than it does to everyone else. Why can a photographer capture flat images and turn them into art? The eye of a photographer sees light, details, shadows, highlights, shapes and how they interact with each other. The world looks different if you see it with both eyes rather […]

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How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

Capturing and creating panoramas can be as easy as following three simple steps or can become a nightmare if done wrong. Great panoramas will be created if you decide to spend the extra time and follow some recommendations. Photoshop will stitch your images together, without your intervention, simply by using the function ‘Photomerge’. So let’s […]

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Contrast in Photography

Contrast in Photography

Knowing how to use contrast will help you create eye-catching images. Contrast is a tool that photographers use to direct viewers’ attention to their subject. There are two types: Tonal Contrast and Color Contrast. TC refers to the difference in tones from the lightest tone to the darkest tone, in other words, the difference in […]

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Window and Door Photography Tips

Window and Door Photography Tips

There is something about doors and windows. Doors and windows tell us so much about the streets, about history, about culture and they are everywhere. Doors and windows are big, small, plain, colorful, old, new, modern, antique, they come in all shapes and forms. Sometimes you will find open doors and windows, sometimes closed, with […]

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Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds

Photography is an art. Its goal is to capture, produce, and preserve images that paint a picture, tell a story, or record an event. Photography creates emotions, and the first impression depends on the compositional balance of the image. There are several composition rules that are important in the process of creating images—without them the […]

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The Most Important Photography Tip

The Most Important Photography Tip

The most important tip that hardly anyone talks about is ‘Train Your Eye’. The eye of a photographer is his or her most important tool. Train your eyes to see light and you are on your way to creating awesome images. Train your eyes to differentiate 2D from 3D and your pictures will suddenly have volume. Teach them what is contrast and they will identify detail. You will create amazing images as long as your eyes make decisions on what to include in your photograph and what to eliminate, the choice of angles and light.

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