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How to do Exploded View Photography

How to do Exploded View Photography

Have you ever wondered how those fantastic “exploded view” photographs of machinery, that we often see in magazine and books, are made. This brief but revealing video by Adam Voorhes, is basically a time lapse sequence of him setting an exploded view of a Kawasaki motorbike: All the separate components of the bike are hung […]

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What is ISO

What is ISO

Final reminder: only 1 day left in the deal on the new Fantastic Fundamental Light Skills eBook Have you ever been browsing through your cameras’ menu and noticed something called ISO and just ignored it because you didn’t know what it was for? Well, in this article we will explain what ISO is and how […]

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Headshot Photography Tips

Headshot Photography Tips

Let’s be honest, in certain directions and under certain light, most of us exhibit the dreaded double chin in some form or another. This issue is often the difference between a good headshot photographer and an average one. So what if you are a headshot or portrait photographer, how do you make your subject’s jawline […]

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3 Factors to Consider When Buying a Waterproof Camera

3 Factors to Consider When Buying a Waterproof Camera

Are you planning on buying a waterproof digital camera? There are three major things that you should consider: features, budget, size, and weight. 1. Camera Features Housing. Housing ensures that your camera is fully sealed so water can’t get in. The type of housing varies from one camera model to the next. For example, a […]

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Pet Pictures

Pet Pictures

Today’s photo tip is to help you in shooting better pet photos. Pet portraits can be the most fun you’ve ever had with your camera, you’ll meet a bunch of really nice people and it’s one of the easiest ways I know to go “pro” if that is a goal of yours. This tip concerns […]

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Props for Better Beverage Photography

Props for Better Beverage Photography

Photographing a bottled beverage requires more than just a camera, a lens, and a set of lights. You need a clear vision as to exactly what you want and a few more tools. In this video, commercial photographer Tony Roslund demonstrates how you can use some simple (and some not so simple) tools to create […]

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How to Photograph Moving Cars

How to Photograph Moving Cars

How many of us dream of being a car photographer? Well count me in for sure; there is something inherently photogenic about a car that stirs the creative juices of many a photographer. Lee Howell turned the dream into reality by becoming a commercial photographer with clients including Porsche and Top Gear magazine. In this […]

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Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused and you may position them in endless combinations. There are however, five basic set ups that photographers use over and over again, the Rembrandt, the split lighting, the […]

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How to Stitch a Panorama in Photoshop

How to Stitch a Panorama in Photoshop

If you have a camera that’s a few years old—maybe a crop-sensor—and you don’t have a super-sharp ultra-wide angle lens to go with it, it pretty much narrows your chances of capturing a wide panorama down to zero, right? Wrong! As Aaron Nace demonstrates via this wonderful method, there is absolutely no limit to creativity […]

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Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Quitting your day job, slinging a camera around your neck, and jetting off to travel the world and take beautiful pictures seems like the stuff bestselling memoirs and National Geographic documentaries are made of. But for Raf Horemans, that’s just everyday life. A little less than a year ago, Horemans left behind his life in […]

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