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Why Photography Is Such A Great Hobby

Why Photography Is Such A Great Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms? I’m not writing this to give you an answer, but I’m sharing why I love what photography does for me and why I think it’s such a great hobby to integrate into my life, which [...]

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Vineyard Photography Tips and Techniques

Vineyard Photography Tips and Techniques

Taking great vineyard images can be challenging. Pictures can turn out blurry, have sunspots and lighting issues or just have nothing to distinguish them from a million other shots. These five tips can help correct the most common of these problems and provide you with some amazing and unique vineyard images. 1. Go Out When [...]

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Little Planet Timelapse of Dubai International Airport

Little Planet Timelapse of Dubai International Airport

Talk about a unique and incredibly cool way to shoot a timelapse video! By using state of the art 360 degree multimedia, the team behind Dubai360 created a 24-hour timelapse of Dubai International Airport that they have transformed into a “little planet” projection: The images of airplane traffic, including takeoffs and landings, at Terminal 3 were [...]

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11 Spiral Staircases from Around the World

11 Spiral Staircases from Around the World

Spirals occur everywhere around us and can be a great way to add interest to photographic composition. These 11 photos show interesting examples of spiral staircases from all around the world. Enjoy the view! How have you used spirals to add that extra touch to your photos? Give us examples—in words or photos—in the comment [...]

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The Secret to Being Creative

The Secret to Being Creative

We all suffer from artist’s block at some point. But knowing how to combat that creative slump before it even happens will keep you working toward your goals. Through this inspiring video, Shawn Blanc shares his simple method for overcoming the obstacles that stifle our creativity: “Creativity is a practice. A journey. A lifestyle.” Creativity [...]

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Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at that inch-thick manual, and many new photographers just switch their camera to ‘auto’ and that’s where it stays. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, you are [...]

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An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

Image sharpening is a big deal for many of us photographers. Thanks to amazing products such as Photoshop, a perfectly sharp image is just a few mouse-clicks away. In this video, Bryan O’Neil Hughes shows us how to get a perfectly sharp image in post-production: First things first, take the image through Camera Raw. This [...]

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How Do You Become a Professional Photographer?

How Do You Become a Professional Photographer?

Gregory Heisler is well known for his work as a presidential photographer, more notably being taking a controversial portrait of George Bush which caused Heisler’s privileges as a White House photographer to be revoked. Listen as Heisler shares his insights on being a professional photographer: One of the main talking points Heisler discusses is how [...]

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9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

Final Reminder: Only 1 day left! in the launch sale on: Topaz Impression – Convert Photos to Art Lately, I have had several people ask me what inspires me to paint and take photographs. This really got me to thinking about what makes me do what I do when it comes to my artwork. It led me [...]

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Photoshop Fundamentals for Beginners

Photoshop Fundamentals for Beginners

If you’re just getting started with Photoshop, all the tools and options probably seem a little a overwhelming. The editing software is pretty expansive and can take a long time to master. In this 30-minute video primer, Photoshop guru Aaron Nace walks us through the fundamentals of Photoshop to have you editing photos like a [...]

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