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5 Ways to Keep Your Photography Talent Sharp

5 Ways to Keep Your Photography Talent Sharp

There are so many rewarding aspects in life, and one of them is growing in something you love, something that you’re good at. Not only do we feel a sense of accomplishment, but we feel larger on the inside. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an enthusiastic hobbyist with a knack for photography, improving your […]

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Neutral Density Filter Tips for Long Exposures During the Day

Neutral Density Filter Tips for Long Exposures During the Day

In this article, I will discuss an important topic in photography. Although this can be treated as an intermediate to advanced technique, I will try to keep it as simple as possible to make it seem like a piece of cake to all my readers. ND stands for Neutral Density ND filters are useful when […]

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Ways to Improve Your Wildlife Photography Composition

Ways to Improve Your Wildlife Photography Composition

Composition in nature photography comes easy to some, but many new photographers struggle to find their balance. This is especially true where wildlife is concerned. There is a bit of false wisdom that says: “You should never put your animal right in the middle of the photo–only to the left or the right.” This is […]

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Travel Photography: How to Capture the Character of a Place

Travel Photography: How to Capture the Character of a Place

Many different elements go into making up the character of a particular destination or location, whether it be a far flung exotic city or your home town. It is the travel photographer’s job to cover these elements in order to present that character to the viewer. This article looks into what goes into bringing the […]

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Photographing NASA Repair Mission Preparation

Photographing NASA Repair Mission Preparation

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit in 1990. While still in operation today, the telescope has had to be repaired multiple times, resulting in five separate shuttle missions. The last Hubble repair mission was deemed “really a spectacular mission” by Curator of Aviation, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Eric Boehm. Leading up to […]

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Top 10 Qualities of a Great Photographer

Top 10 Qualities of a Great Photographer

What are the top 10 qualities of a great photographer? It takes more than just a nice camera and a desire to take pretty pictures to be successful in this creative yet technical professional field. Whether you want to work for newspapers, magazines, portrait studios, or as a freelance event photographer, there are a few […]

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Helpful Composition Tips for Travel Photographers

Helpful Composition Tips for Travel Photographers

With over 35 years of experience, world renowned travel photographer Bob Holmes has journeyed all over the world. His remarkable work has appeared in over 46 books, as well famous periodicals like Time, Life, and National Geographic. During his interview with Marc Silber, Holmes provided a few composition tips and techniques to help budding photographers capture […]

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Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

When you hear the phrase Depth of Field (also called DOF) you may wonder why you should care as long as your pictures are in focus. Well since DOF is generally referred to as the range of a pictures over all sharpness; and most people are instinctively drawn to the sharpest part of the picture […]

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A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits

A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits

It may come as no surprise that student athletes tend to get at least one portrait taken in their uniform. However, to add a little extra oomph and creativity to the local basketball portraits, Erik Christian provided a whole new outlook for these All-Star players. To help show how he did it, Christian created this […]

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Asia’s City That Never Sleeps: Shanghai Timelapse/Hyperlapse Photography

Asia’s City That Never Sleeps: Shanghai Timelapse/Hyperlapse Photography

The collaboration of photographer Rob Whitworth and urban exploration expert JT Singh, “This Is Shanghai” captures the unique identity of the Asian metropolis, from its glittering skyline and 4,000 skyscrapers (twice as many as New York City), to back-alley restaurants and graffiti-covered streets. For this timelpase/hyperlapse presentation, Whitworth and his team sought out both iconic […]

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