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Low Light Photography Tips Without a Flash

Low Light Photography Tips Without a Flash

It’s amazing how little is known about low light photography and why many pictures are ruined when the environment is too dark. Many folks in fact go on to buy a more expensive camera thinking the problem will be solved. No way! That won’t help you out. The most important thing is to first understand […]

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How the Tone Curve Works in Photoshop

How the Tone Curve Works in Photoshop

If you’ve spent much time post processing your photographs, you’ve come across the tone curve. Found in a number of the most widely used editing programs, it can be used to control brightness, contrast, and color channels precisely. But do you know how the tone curve actually works? Everything you’ll ever need to know is provided in […]

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3 Reasons You Should Tether on Your Next Photo Shoot

3 Reasons You Should Tether on Your Next Photo Shoot

While most amateur photographers rely on the camera’s viewfinder to access their shots, there are some very real benefits to tethering to a computer screen instead. Not convinced? Check out the video below by pro photographer Vanessa Joy where she does an on location tethered shoot: 1. Convenience Tethering, or using a cable to load […]

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The Power of Previsualization in Photography

The Power of Previsualization in Photography

I have bad news. Great images require repeat attempts – sometimes over the course of years. Your first image of a particular place or subject will rarely be your best, but with some planning and the right approach you can shorten that path to perfection. With digital images today being almost ‘free’, it’s tempting to […]

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Infrared Timelapse Photography of Oregon

Infrared Timelapse Photography of Oregon

Ever wonder what’s happening just beyond our perception? Timelapse photographer Sam Forencich has begun to explore the subtleties in light and color that lie just beyond our eyesight: With a Nikon D750 and Canon 5D Mark II converted to capture infrared wavelengths, Forencich has captured hours of surreal, psychedelic footage of the roads and landscapes he holds […]

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Go by Train! 12 Travel-Inspiring Photos

Go by Train! 12 Travel-Inspiring Photos

Train rides offer something special for travelers. Traveling by rail means you’re not in a hurry; you have enough time to go step by step, city by city. It seems that the days when the masses traveled by train have passed. Still, some students and young people looking for adventure choose this path. See what […]

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The Power of Perseverance in Landscape Photography

The Power of Perseverance in Landscape Photography

Any landscape photographer knows that getting the perfect shot isn’t just a given. It takes a whole lot of patience and, sometimes, a lot of trips back to the same location to shoot the same thing under different lighting conditions. You and your camera are only part of the equation—Mother Nature has to meet you […]

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Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

When photographing landscapes, it is essential to have the correct meter setting activated to achieve proper exposure results. The meter setting on your camera helps you decide what combination of aperture and shutter speed to use in order to get a correctly exposed photograph. All cameras are different, but should have similar “on board” camera […]

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Luminar + Portrait Presets from Scott Kelby

Luminar + Portrait Presets from Scott Kelby

Today Luminar is teaming up with Pro photographer Scott Kelby to provide the software with portrait presets and complimentary training. Now the #1 photo editor for Mac users. It is a supercharged photo software that makes complex editing easy & enjoyable. The Scott Kelby special offer ends soon, also use the coupon code PICTURECORRECT at checkout for an additional […]

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Creative Ways to Use Prisms in Photography

Creative Ways to Use Prisms in Photography

Looking to do something different with your photographs? Getting new looks can be as easy as picking up a piece of glass and seeing how it changes the way your camera picks up light. With this informative video, photographer Mathieu Stern offers a few materials that any photographer looking to experiment can easily find: Short Triangular Prism Cost: $5 When […]

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