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Lens Filters for Landscape Photography

Lens Filters for Landscape Photography

While there are about a million and one different filter options you can use for your camera, there are plenty you simply don’t need when working in nature photography. A great example of this is the UV filter, which anymore is really only relevant if you want additional camera protection. But how do you pick […]

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3 Quick Tips for Posing Brides in Wedding Photos

3 Quick Tips for Posing Brides in Wedding Photos

Wedding photography is a dedicated focus. One that requires good personable skills and a certain finesse for working with a wide variety of people on their special day. Anger, frustration, happiness… these are just a few of the many emotions you’re bound to run into. However, the most important thing to prepare for is the […]

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New: Headshots & Portraits Flash Photography Course

New: Headshots & Portraits Flash Photography Course

If you’ve made the decision to start making money with your camera, you’ve probably figured out that the fastest way to do it is by offering headshots and portraits. Not just the artsy stuff. But the bread and butter work that helps pay the bills. That’s what this course is all about. We were able […]

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How to Use Exposure Settings Creatively

How to Use Exposure Settings Creatively

Before pressing the shutter on your camera, you have to make many choices regarding exposure (i.e. aperture, shutter speed, and ISO). In theory, there are various technically correct exposure settings, but which is the best creative exposure? Have you thought of the validity of your subject before setting the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO? If […]

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How to Photograph a City From a Helicopter

How to Photograph a City From a Helicopter

If you’ve ever dreamed of photographing your city from high above it, you’ll enjoy this perspective from photographer Vincent Laforet. Here, he talks about his passion for shooting from the sky, what drives him to take the aerial route, and the different perspectives you can achieve when shooting straight down on the world: “It’s increasingly difficult to […]

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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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