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Tools and Tips for Still Life iPhoneography

Tools and Tips for Still Life iPhoneography

Some professional photographers are bashful to admit that they sometimes set their DSLRs aside for their iPhones. But, when push comes to shove, the portability and convenience of a camera phone is an incredibly valuable tool for any image maker to have in their arsenal. So, why not employ techniques that ensure the best images possible? Peter […]

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4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

More often than not, composing an image can be much like solving a puzzle. Although many photographers are filled to the brim with creativity, their challenge often lies in figuring out how to properly utilize their available tools and environment to best bring to life an idea. For many beginners, simply figuring out how to […]

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At Work with the Official Presidential Photographer

At Work with the Official Presidential Photographer

As the United States gets ready to welcome a new president, photojournalist Pete Souza is reflecting over an eight year journey consisting of close to 2,000,000 photographs. With the unique job title of Chief Official White House Photographer, Souza had the privilege to follow President Barack Obama through his day to day life as Head of […]

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Amazing Timelapse of M&M Candies Dissolving Under a Macro Lens

Amazing Timelapse of M&M Candies Dissolving Under a Macro Lens

As both an artist and an educator, Dr. Yan Liang’s main prerogative is to highlight the allure of science through photography. For many, words like biology and chemistry bring to mind formulas and diagrams void of feeling. For Liang, this couldn’t be farther from what he feels science actually is—the whimsical and confounding moments that […]

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4 Essential Tools for Adventure Photographers

4 Essential Tools for Adventure Photographers

Few things are more exhilarating than getting out in the wide open world with a camera in hand. However, venturing into the wilderness brings about specific technical difficulties that can be difficult to overcome. Courtesy of National Geographic, here are some of the most helpful tools a photographer have on hand when shooting out in […]

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Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography

Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography

While using long exposures in the field, have you ever captured a ghost within your photographs? While you may not be haunted by spiritual specters, objects in motion often appear transparent and obscured by blurring when the shutter is opened for an extended period of time. While some individuals aim to create dramatic results by […]

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How to Shoot a Timelapse in Direct Sunlight with an ND Filter

How to Shoot a Timelapse in Direct Sunlight with an ND Filter

Few people dislike a bright day filled with sunshine. However, many photographers eventually come to the realization that their cameras’ preferences don’t necessarily align with their own. A “perfect” day presents problems like glare, making it rather difficult to shoot at slow shutter speeds or shallow apertures without overexposing all of the details in an image. […]

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Multiplicity Photography Ideas

Multiplicity Photography Ideas

Forming identity and finding individual definition is a lifelong process that’s rarely discussed. Yet fine artist Johnny Tang has few hesitations when it comes to tackling the subject head on. Through a series titled World of One, he addresses the multiple identities he’s adopted over the years as an Asian American quite literally. Stitching self portraits together, Tang […]

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How to Shoot Portraits in Dappled Light

How to Shoot Portraits in Dappled Light

Dappled lighting often creates an interesting contrast between highlights and shadows, and when properly incorporated into a photograph, can serve as a creative enhancement. However, many beginning photographers are taught to avoid dappled light because of the complications it can sometimes create. Fortunately, this does not have to be the case. Though the scattering of […]

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Telephoto Lens Landscape Techniques

Telephoto Lens Landscape Techniques

When trekking on an outdoor adventure with camera in tow, many people’s first instinct is to stick to their widest angle lens like glue in order to fit the most of their surroundings into their images. While wide angle lenses do an excellent job of capturing expansive landscapes, many photographers who strictly abide to their […]

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