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Holistic Photography: 10 Techniques to Improve Focus

Holistic Photography: 10 Techniques to Improve Focus

There exists an ageless Cherokee Native American proverb that states “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today”. The point being that most of us tend to spend vast amounts of time and energy worrying about the past or planning for the future. Not that neither the past nor the future are irrelevant, it [...]

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What is the Value of a Print Portfolio to Photographers?

What is the Value of a Print Portfolio to Photographers?

Photographer Erik Almas has put his finger on a very important aspect of a photographer’s marketing mix: the printed portfolio. Somehow, with the deluge of social media, websites, email, and other forms of instant communication, the printed portfolio has taken a back seat in the last decade or so. In this video, Almas spills out how he [...]

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Rules of Wildlife Photography: Don’t Feed the Animals

Rules of Wildlife Photography: Don’t Feed the Animals

It can’t really be stressed enough that you should never feed wildlife. It causes them to become accustomed to humans and develop strange and oftentimes dangerous habits. Not to mention, it goes against the moral code of nature and wildlife photographers everywhere. In the video below, one man captured one of these odd behaviors on [...]

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This Photographer Wants You to Steal His Art

This Photographer Wants You to Steal His Art

Ever wonder what would happen if you made your photography into a performance art, one where the experience of the acquiring the photo was just as memorable as the photo itself? That’s just what photographer Lukas Renlund set out to do with his traveling outdoor exhibition “Steal My Photograph!”: The video above was filmed in [...]

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Quick reminder: Only a few days left! in the deal on: Topaz ReMask at 50% Off Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of fascination. Choosing a good subject for a wildlife photo is never difficult. The variety of characters in the animal kingdom provides [...]

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How to Photograph a Wedding Dress Without Window Light

How to Photograph a Wedding Dress Without Window Light

Shooting a wedding dress can be a challenge when you are shooting inside a room without windows or with windows that aren’t in ideal positions. If you don’t have great window light, don’t fret, just follow the tips that Justin and Mary, professional wedding photographers, share here: When necessary, Justin and Mary bring in artificial [...]

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5 Essential Tips to Become a Professional Photographer

5 Essential Tips to Become a Professional Photographer

As you think about becoming a professional photographer, it is easy to get caught up in taking photos. While this is important, it is also essential to have a checklist of what every professional needs. Here are five essentials: 1. Portfolio A photographer’s portfolio is her most important asset. A portfolio should represent your best [...]

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Then & Now Photo Project

Then & Now Photo Project

“Then and Now” photos are an excellent way to explore the passage of time and how it affects us and our surroundings. Now, marking the 100-year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, a number of historical then-and-now’s are popping up. Take a look at this time-lapse video created by Belgian photographer Stijn [...]

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Intro to Macro Photography

Intro to Macro Photography

With so many advancements in camera technology, there are more and more options and possibilities for the macro photographer. From expensive lenses to fancy equipment to help maximize depth of field, macro photography is made easier every day. That being said, it is still an art form. One that requires a creative eye, a willingness [...]

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How to Use Selective Focus and Framing to Improve Your Photos

How to Use Selective Focus and Framing to Improve Your Photos

It’s been said that a good photographer can take a creative picture in any setting. Aside from thinking like an artist, the trick is to find the right angle and to frame carefully. In this video, photographer and author Bryan Peterson explains how to use selective focusing and framing to take beautiful photos even in [...]

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