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You Know You’re a Photographer When…

You Know You’re a Photographer When…

Training resource: only 5 days left to get 50% off on The New Photography Tutorial eBook Being a photographer is more than just a hobby or a career choice—it’s life. Something you feel you literally could not live without. Every instant of your waking moment, you feel the dire need to pull your camera out and take […]

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AIR: An Aerial Photography Project to Unite the World (Video)

AIR: An Aerial Photography Project to Unite the World (Video)

Vincent Laforet has been flying and taking pictures from above for over a decade and his experiences have led him to one conclusion: the world is much smaller than we think. We are more connected to each other than we could ever imagine. Wanting to share this lesson, Laforet came up with the idea for […]

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How to Shoot Vintage Photos on a Budget (Video Tutorial)

How to Shoot Vintage Photos on a Budget (Video Tutorial)

Shooting period pieces that look and feel like they’re really from another era can take a bit of work; you need to find the right old-timey locations, wardrobes, and props. But it doesn’t have to cost a ton of money. Jay P. Morgan is working on a portrait series called Time Period, where he photographs people […]

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Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

Relevant: bring out the best in your skies with the deal on Lightroom Made Easy How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable background for most of your nature photo subject matter, and the more blue it […]

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Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai is a truly incredible city. It contains some of the most glorious skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world which is shown multiple times throughout the video, but most predominantly at 1:32. The piercing blue waters and myriad of colorful lights contribute to the breathtaking scenery that rivals that of […]

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Martial Arts Splash Photography Ideas

Martial Arts Splash Photography Ideas

Take a behind the scenes look at a martial arts photoshoot that presented photographer Clifton Li with the challenge of capturing water splashes. Li and his team constructed a shallow pool of water using plastic sheeting as the main source of the water splashes, but assistants help add to the splash by tossing buckets of […]

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Beginner Light Painting Photography

Beginner Light Painting Photography

Related: the eBook launch deal ending soon includes Tutorials on Advanced Light Painting Light painting is one of the lesser known techniques in photography and is usually only carried out by serious night owls… and some very keen photographers. Primarily performed at night and outdoors, such night captures can make scenes look more dramatic than they […]

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Long Exposure Night Photography Tips in the Mountains

Long Exposure Night Photography Tips in the Mountains

Like most photography, long exposures are best learned by experimentation and trial and error. Still, it never hurts to have know some fundamentals if you are considering investing your time and resources into the art. Luckily, an experienced long exposure night photographer, Kamil Tamiola, has made a rather conclusive instructional video that answers some frequently asked questions. […]

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Retouching RAW Format Photos with Histograms

Retouching RAW Format Photos with Histograms

Updated lightroom training course discount ending soon: Lightroom Made Easy at 33% Off Histograms are like road maps. You need them in order to see where you’re going. Without them, you’re just guessing. OK, I suppose with some experience you can get a pretty accurate guess. But if you’re a perfectionist like me, you’d feel […]

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City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s always able to find something new. In the first episode of the new web series, Roaming Focus, Palmer takes to the streets (and the sky) to photograph Toronto from sunup to sundown: […]

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