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Composite Photography Lighting Tips

Composite Photography Lighting Tips

Composite photography is becoming increasingly popular for commercial use and as interest rises in the technique, so does the talent behind the photographs. Photographers are adapting to the style and experimenting with lighting that will give them the best possible HDR experience. In the following video, a pair of photographers are presented with the challenge of doing […]

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Portrait Photography Lighting at Sunset

Portrait Photography Lighting at Sunset

Using the bright setting sun as a backlight can be intimidating for some photographers when shooting portraits outdoors, but it’s not impossible to get some great shots out of it. Check out the video below for some useful tricks and tips on shooting portraits at sunset, including how to use a xenon flashlight to create a warm, complementary […]

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Light Painting Photography In Bullet Time

Light Painting Photography In Bullet Time

Upon his return from a 3-month excursion filming in China, photographer Richard Kendall decided it was time to get back into the studio and start working on some photography experiments. One of those projects was creating a collection of very forward thinking light paintings. Take a look at the video below and see if you […]

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Photographing Smoke

Photographing Smoke

In this article, we have a video tutorial showing photographers how to photograph smoke. After a few mishaps and a small studio fire, Kai is able to get off some good smoke shots from a bundle of incense sticks. He uses two 580EX2 flash heads (one used only as a trigger) on his Canon 550D, then […]

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Flash Photography Tips and Tricks with Dust

Flash Photography Tips and Tricks with Dust

If you prefer a good dose of humor mixed in with your photography tutorials, look no further. Kai, from over at DigitalRev, is here to teach us about using flash to capture dust, or in this case, baby powder, in mid-air. Kai’s dust dancing video tutorial is inspired by a series of similar photographs taken […]

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The Process of a Photographer

The Process of a Photographer

The process of creating a photograph is different for every photographer and hearing those different stories can be a great source of inspiration. Below, you can watch a visual telling of how fine art photographer, Jessica Backhaus, uses her imagination and obsession with light as the driving forces behind her work. Join along as she […]

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Boxing and MMA Photography Tips and Techniques

Boxing and MMA Photography Tips and Techniques

Everyone loves a good success story. With a growing number of amateur photographers looking to make the transition to professional, this particular success story may be of interest. When Ed Mullholland, who studied economics at Rutgers, was invited to his first fight, he decided to bring along a camera and snap a few pictures for […]

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How to Choose a DSLR Lens

How to Choose a DSLR Lens

There are many different types and sizes of lens available on the market today and most photographers instincts tell them to buy one of each. While having an expansive lens collection does seem very rewarding, it may not be entirely necessary. Given the price good glass costs, this is good news. So how do you […]

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How to Photograph a Silhouette in Front of a Giant Moon

How to Photograph a Silhouette in Front of a Giant Moon

Swiss photographer, Philipp Schmidli, got it into his mind that he wanted to photograph the full moon with a subject walking in front of it so to give the moon scale. He began scouting locations from the comfort of his office using Google Earth and was eventually able to settle on the perfect location after […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Concerned Puffin Eating a Mouthful of Sand Eels

Interesting Photo of the Day: Concerned Puffin Eating a Mouthful of Sand Eels

It’s that time of year for many us when we start to break free of cabin fever and go outdoors to photograph our local wildlife. While most of us won’t find puffins congregating near our homes, the picture below can still serve as a bit of inspiration. The bird is an Atlantic Puffin and the […]

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