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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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Focus Modes in Digital Cameras

Focus Modes in Digital Cameras

It’s a fact that digital cameras have become more advanced today that they require little effort from users in order to capture the best images possible. More features have been enhanced through the years that allow people including children to use digital cameras with great ease. One of the best features that these latest photographic […]

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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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Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape Photography Tips

The best light is during dawn and dusk. That’s when the light is warm, the sun is in the frame, and the mood is just beautiful. However, depending on what you want to do with your landscape shots you can shoot any time you want. I’ve read time after time  that the only time to […]

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How to Use Virtual Copies in Lightroom

How to Use Virtual Copies in Lightroom

The concepts in this article are from the Mastering Lightroom Course Imagine that you have just processed a color image and that you are happy with the result. But you’d also like to experiment with it a little. Perhaps you’re curious to see how it will look if you convert it to black and white. […]

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See How These Everyday Superheroes Were Photographed on the Ledge of a Skyscraper

See How These Everyday Superheroes Were Photographed on the Ledge of a Skyscraper

If your boss asked you to go stand on the ledge of a skyscraper, would you do it? Somehow, a few brave employees over at SmugMug happily agreed to this request, under one condition… they get to be photographed by Benjamin Von Wong as real-life superheroes. Welcome to SmugMug’s most daring photo shoot yet, where nothing […]

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Perplexing Montage of News Reporters Misusing the Word “Selfie”

Perplexing Montage of News Reporters Misusing the Word “Selfie”

Whether you love selfies or hate them, most people know what one is and how it differs from a photograph. At least we thought so. Everyone’s favorite British satirical show host, John Oliver, created a montage of newscasters calling regular photographs selfies. This could be especially infuriating if you’re a photographer who hates the selfie, […]

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How to Improve Your Fine Art Photography

How to Improve Your Fine Art Photography

Final Reminder: Only 1 day left! in the popular deal on: The Photoshop Artistry Course How do you proceed to grow and develop as a fine art photographer? Basically, regular use of your camera with deliberate intent, while paying attention to the following, is what brings it about. 1. Pursue the Goal To make images […]

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Study Shows the Value of Professional Photojournalists

Study Shows the Value of Professional Photojournalists

When you flip through a newspaper, are you drawn to the photographs? How long do you look at them? Do you read the captions? What, exactly, is it that you remember about the photos? What do you value? A first of its kind study by journalism consultant Sara Quinn looks at how audiences engage with […]

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How to Remove Glare from Glasses with Photoshop

How to Remove Glare from Glasses with Photoshop

As we all know, modern photography is as much about capturing the perfect moment as it is about touching up that moment to turn it into a perfect photo. One of the most common of these post-processing edits is removing the glare from a subject’s glasses—a minor detail that’s difficult to avoid when shooting, and […]

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