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Photographing the World’s Most Arid Deserts by Paraglider

Photographing the World’s Most Arid Deserts by Paraglider

Coming up with ideas for a photography project can be quite difficult, but one man found inspiration among friends while sitting around a campfire. You see, if there’s one thing George Steinmetz likes more than photography it’s enjoying his motorized paraglider. When the idea of combining the two clicked in Steinmetz’s mind, the project was […]

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The Calling of a Photographer

The Calling of a Photographer

For most photographers the desire to create new images is innate.  As though there was a mechanism hidden inside them that cannot be switched off, a photographer is always o the job. Whether he is on a photoshoot in a remote location or enjoying an afternoon in the park with his family, he is always […]

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Perspectives of a Street Photographer

Perspectives of a Street Photographer

For Joel Meyerowitz, being a street photographer is more than just taking good photographs, it’s about taking images that are capable of awakening emotion and consciousness. He is a fond believer that photographs should, not only make a person feel alive, but give them a feeling of having experienced the context of his photographs as though […]

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How to Use Spot Metering & AE Lock on a Digital Camera

How to Use Spot Metering & AE Lock on a Digital Camera

As a photographer, the chances of being familiar with the terms spot metering and AE lock are relatively great. They are common features on most DSLR cameras and ones that are often used. That being said, not everyone understands the science behind the two settings which is why the following video will prove to be […]

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How to Pose for Photos

How to Pose for Photos

A successful portrait shoot depends a lot on whether or not the subject is relaxed and up to the challenge of being the center of attention. As the photographer, it’s up to you to give direction and coach your clients to help both of you make better photographs. Unfortunately, many photographers have difficulty conveying instruction […]

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Photographing Cars with High End Equipment

Photographing Cars with High End Equipment

What could be more fun than spending an afternoon photographing expensive sports cars with high end cameras and equipment? By the looks of Jonathon Yi’s recent adventures in Miami, not a whole lot. Join the photographer as he talks about his passion for photography and discusses how using high level gear helps him build trust with […]

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Senior Portrait Photography: Natural Light Techniques

Senior Portrait Photography: Natural Light Techniques

If you think you need a ton of expensive equipment to take high quality senior portraits, you may want to reconsider. As Michael Sasser demonstrates in the video below, all you really need is a camera and reflector. Using this basic setup, Sasser was able to take some gorgeous shots of the soon-to-be high school […]

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National Geographic Photographer Faces Off with Giant Leopard Seal

National Geographic Photographer Faces Off with Giant Leopard Seal

Imagine you’re on a photo excursion in Antarctica and you come face to face with a giant Leopard seal only to have it open its powerful jaws and grab your camera and head between it’s teeth. Sounds pretty scary considering the massive seal is one of Antarctica’s biggest predators. Listen to National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen as […]

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Street Photography Documentary

Street Photography Documentary

In this three part video series, filmmaker, Chris Weeks, and a team of his friends explore the lives of a handful of street photographers in hopes to shed a little light onto the methodology behind the popular photography genre. The use of a rangefinder, primarily the Leica M9, plays a heavy factor in the filmmakers […]

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Digital SLR Focus Tips

Digital SLR Focus Tips

Even with all the advancements being made in digital technology, getting tack sharp images using your DSLR’s auto-focus feature isn’t always easy to do. A lot of things can trip up an auto-focus and even when you think your edges are crisp, upon closer inspection, it might turn out that they are still slightly off […]

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