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4 Basic Steps to Improve Your Photography Skills

4 Basic Steps to Improve Your Photography Skills

Anyone can take good photographs, regardless of experience, training, or even equipment. What it all comes down to is how well a person understands the art of taking a photo. And as it turns out, there really are only a few things that are absolutely essential. Now, this article might not launch your National Geographic [...]

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Timelapse Photography of Krakow Through the Seasons

Timelapse Photography of Krakow Through the Seasons

Timelapse photography is becoming very popular these days, but Piotr Wancerz takes the art to a whole new level in the video below. Check out his seamless transitions, awe-inspiring precision, and virtually flawless musical timing: Wancerz takes great care to match his photos up not only with each other, but also to the sound and [...]

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How to do Photo Retouching With Frequency Separation

How to do Photo Retouching With Frequency Separation

Frequency separation is like a god among the retouching techniques. It allows you to separate the texture from everything else in an image, resulting in easy edits and a fabulous photo finish. Aaron Nace demonstrates how to use frequency separation in Photoshop: What is Frequency Separation? The technique is used widely in editorial photography. The [...]

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Tips for Great Street Photography

Tips for Great Street Photography

So what is street photography? A simple answer would be, anything goes. Basically it’s to get out onto the streets of your city and shoot anything that attracts your attention. Look for things that are different, quirky or need to be shot from a fresh angle. Forget the rules and just shoot is what some [...]

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Summer Sale on SteeleTraining Photography Courses

Summer Sale on SteeleTraining Photography Courses

Professional photographer Phil Steele along with his company has created many photography tutorial courses designed to help photographers excel in certain key areas. They just kicked off their summer sale and are offering 15%-33% off their courses this week.  If you’ve had your eye on one of these courses, now is a good time to look into it: [...]

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Stunt Photography Techniques On Location

Stunt Photography Techniques On Location

Guess what the Vibe Israel Tour brought forth on the streets of Jerusalem this time? Photographer Benjamin Von Wong. On an invitation to shoot pictures in the old city, Von Wong shot extreme stunts against the backdrop of Israel’s thousand year old architectural icons: No photo shoot is over without challenges. Every now and then [...]

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Portrait Session Photography Tips

Portrait Session Photography Tips

Here are a few tips to keep in mind next time you have a portrait session: Blur the background When you shoot a portrait you can make the photograph more focused by using a high aperture (small f-stop) like 2.0, 2.5, or 2.8. This will cause the focus to be on the person and in [...]

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How to Take Great Photos at a Car Show

How to Take Great Photos at a Car Show

In this video Chelsea and Tony Northrup head out to the Ocean Beach Car Show. While enjoying an afternoon out, taking pictures of stunning automobiles, they share some interesting insights on how to take eye-catching photos of classic cars: If you are an automobile freak it is easy to lose focus in the midst such [...]

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Evolution of the Camera Infographic

Evolution of the Camera Infographic

Most photographers know a few basics of camera history, starting with the camera obscura. But how much do you really know? This infographic serves to fill in some gaps in your knowledge of camera evolution: People have been fascinated by photography for centuries, and the sophisticated cameras we use today are still based on the [...]

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Top 10 Newbie Photographer Mistakes

Top 10 Newbie Photographer Mistakes

In this hilarious video, DigitalRev highlights some of the most common mistakes that newbie (and sometimes not so newbie) photographers tend to make. While learning, we’ve all been there, making some of the most atrocious mistakes that can be made with a camera and a lens (and sometimes without either of them!):  1. Flashing from [...]

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