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How to Use Motion Blur in Timelapse Photography

How to Use Motion Blur in Timelapse Photography

When you change the shutter speed in a timelapse, you can control how people moving in and out of the frame transition. With faster shutter speeds the movements are more jagged; you can make out each individual. With longer shutter speeds, the movements are a lot smoother. In this video Jay P Morgan from The […]

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How to Capture Multiple Portrait Styles Quickly in Studio

How to Capture Multiple Portrait Styles Quickly in Studio

Imagine you have to photograph a team of football players or a group of very busy corporate executives and you’re given less than half an hour. Sound impossible? Well, let’s make the challenge even more difficult. Let’s make it three different shots with three different lighting setups. Sound ridiculous? Wait until you watch this trick by Daniel […]

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Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature photography relies on your sensitivity to the natural light above all else. You have surely heard that for good landscape photography, you generally want sunny conditions, early or late in the day when the light is low and soft. However, this does not apply to every situation, and busy lifestyles do not always allow […]

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Camera ISO Explained as Fast as Possible

Camera ISO Explained as Fast as Possible

Getting the hang of your new DSLR involves a lot of work. There are a lot of buttons and dials, not to mention the menu, which can take a toll on you while you’re learning. There are a few  basics of photography and cameras that you need to master before those dials start to make sense. One […]

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Photojournalistic Wedding Photography: Flash Techniques

Photojournalistic Wedding Photography: Flash Techniques

Although most photojournalistic wedding photography shoots are done using ambient light (for ambient light keep in mind this Noiseless Photo Software deal is ending soon), there are situations when the lighting situation might not be ideal for turning out good pictures. That is why judicious use of an external flash plays an important role in […]

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Photographer Shows the Different Lives of People in Identical Apartments

Photographer Shows the Different Lives of People in Identical Apartments

In 2008, a Romanian photographer came up with a project that reveals the different lives of people living in 10 identical apartments. Bogdan Gîrbovan was living in a single-room apartment on the 10th floor of a Bucharest apartment building built in 1966 during communist times. The building, like most in Romania, was built with plain, identical apartments placed on […]

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Practical Tips for Macro Photography

Practical Tips for Macro Photography

When it comes to macro photography, a lot has already been said. But a real hands-on approach is absolutely invaluable. Especially when it comes to understanding how to prepare, approach, and shoot macro photos. That’s exactly what Doug McKinlay has to offer to discerning macro photographers: What is Macro Photography? “It’s extreme close-up photography, usually […]

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DIY Product Photography

DIY Product Photography

So you’ve got a product that you or your friend wants to sell. You need some good photos and you need them done right or at least better than most of your competitors, right? Some individuals and companies will spend thousands on photographing products, and that’s fine if you have the budget. This can be […]

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Useful Tips for Spring Photography

Useful Tips for Spring Photography

Spring is one of the best seasons for capturing the beauty of your natural surroundings. The flowers are in full bloom and the weather is just perfect – not too hot and not too cold. Perfect for practicing landscape photography. For those who are still learning new skills, you can use certain techniques to ensure […]

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How to Make a Reverse Globular Lens

How to Make a Reverse Globular Lens

That cheap prime lens sitting quietly somewhere on the shelf may just have one more purpose. If you’ve been planning to give it away, wait! Photographer Mathieu Stern has a technique that might give you a reason to hold on to it a bit longer: Stern transforms a prime lens into a reverse globular lens by taking the […]

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