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Photography: Where to Start

Photography: Where to Start

Don’t miss it: only 1 day left for the Photography Creative Kit XXL Bundle So you have decided to have a go at photography? Good for you! Photography is a wonderful way to spend time, whether it is making money or a hobby. The problem a lot of poor souls have when they start is the […]

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Light Painting Photography Technique: Wall of Fire (Video Tutorial)

Light Painting Photography Technique: Wall of Fire (Video Tutorial)

With the rise in popularity of light painting in photography, it should come as no surprise that painting with fire is beginning to see the  same increase of interest. Barry Elder, a Manchester based photographer, has a decent amount of experience working with fire and is kind enough to share his process with us. It […]

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Renting vs. Buying Photography Gear (Video Tutorial)

Renting vs. Buying Photography Gear (Video Tutorial)

Photographers love their gear. And there’s never a shortage of new cameras, lenses, and lighting equipment to drool over. While it’s tempting to buy the latest and greatest, you shouldn’t overlook the benefits of using rental services. In this PhotoShelter webinar, Brian Tetrault from LensProToGo discusses the advantages of renting photography gear: Why rent? It’s […]

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Water Droplet Photography Tips

Water Droplet Photography Tips

Do you love taking pictures? If so, this is a new and exciting way to take awesome photos that will have your friends and family talking! The best part is that you can do this at any time of year or time of day, and you don’t have to leave your home to do it. […]

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23 Ninja Street Photography Tips For Your Next Photo Walk

23 Ninja Street Photography Tips For Your Next Photo Walk

Most budding photographers find it extremely difficult to make the transition from shooting inside the comfort zone of their home to actually pointing a camera at a stranger out on the streets. Street photography is often about guts. Street photographer Thomas Leuthard shares 23 invaluable tips to use on your next photo walk: 1. Wear […]

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This is Photography’s Dirtiest Secret

This is Photography’s Dirtiest Secret

As part of his 30 Days of Genius series, photographer Chase Jarvis came up with this eye-opening video. It’s about thinking outside the box, using creative ideas that are drawn from different walks of life, and using them in your photography to be more successful as a photographer. He says it’s the dirtiest secret in photography, and […]

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Convert Photography to Art with Real Brushstrokes: Impression

Convert Photography to Art with Real Brushstrokes: Impression

A photo shows how a camera sees reality… but a painting shows how the painter sees it. Art is personal expression, and TopazLabs has designed this program with the same philosophy. Impression turns photos into art the way a real artist would: by intelligently putting real brushstrokes on canvas. They are currently offering it at 25% […]

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How to Capture Starbursts in Your Photos

How to Capture Starbursts in Your Photos

Starbursts render a magical effect in landscape compositions, especially when the technique is done correctly. A lot of photographers capture starbursts accidentally, but if you know the exact process, you can recreate the magic at will. In this video, John Greengo describes the trick behind the effect and how to control and enhance it for […]

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11 Colorful Festivals in Photos

11 Colorful Festivals in Photos

The festival season is about to start! So many things to enjoy—from music festivals, film festivals, ballooning and kite festivals to flowers, tattoos, and art. And every year the offer is getting bigger! See what we found:  What plans do you have for summer? If you have some interesting shots from festivals, feel free to […]

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Night Photography Using Light Painting and Exposure Stacking

Night Photography Using Light Painting and Exposure Stacking

Photographs made using advanced light painting techniques often look as if they’d require a crew of a dozen assistants to achieve. But some artists have developed creative methods for making these elaborate images single-handedly. Photographer Russell Brown creates complex light paintings on his own using a Westcott Ice Light, colored gels, textural patterns, and exposure […]

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