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10 Mind-Blowing Photography Tips for Beginners

10 Mind-Blowing Photography Tips for Beginners

If you want to take better photos but aren’t sure where to start, this list of 10 beginner tips is for you. 1. Pick a subject that speaks to you. Pay attention to the reccurring themes in your work. Think of what draws you to these things so you can find new ways to capture […]

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How to Choose the Right Lens for Storytelling Photography

How to Choose the Right Lens for Storytelling Photography

Whether you capture photography as a hobby or as a full-time profession, the goal of a photographer is to capture the very best images they can. It probably comes as no surprise that photographers are constantly asking themselves,”Which lens should I use?”, “Which lens should I purchase?”, or “Which lenses will I require for my session […]

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Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories?

Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories?

We’ve often heard from such renowned photography contest judges as those from National Geographic that they want their submitted photos to “tell a story,” but is photography really about storytelling? This is the topic photographer and filmmaker Ted Forbes explores in the video below: Technical elements aside, most of us can agree that photography is many […]

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Why a Standard Lens is Perfect for Street and Travel Photography

Why a Standard Lens is Perfect for Street and Travel Photography

Standard lenses (also called normal lenses) have a kind of mystique amongst photographers. Perhaps it’s because Henri Cartier-Bresson was famous for using one, maybe it has something to do with nostalgia for the times when most cameras came with a 50mm kit lens rather than the zooms that are common today. Regardless, if you are […]

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How to Build Confidence as a Photographer

How to Build Confidence as a Photographer

If you’re like most photographers, you probably have a lot of insecurities that are holding you back from pursuing photography full-time, raising your rates, or even just asking for critiques. This infographic demonstrates how you can build your confidence and achieve your goals as a photographer: Infographic provided by Shoot and Prosper. Don’t let intimidation […]

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Aperture 101

Aperture 101

Photographers use aperture for a multitude of things from getting the proper exposure to creating a specific depth of field. Understanding how it works is essential to being able to use aperture to your advantage and taking the photographs you envision in your mind. In this quick primer, John Cripps breaks down the ins and […]

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Aperture and Shutter: Science of the F-stop

Aperture and Shutter: Science of the F-stop

We all use cameras in our day to day lives. However, most of us know nothing more about the devices than “point and shoot”. If you ever wondered how to take portrait photos of a subject with a blurred background, or how they take those pictures of trailing lights or water across a landscape, keep […]

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Alternative Beauty Lighting Techniques for Portrait Photographers

Alternative Beauty Lighting Techniques for Portrait Photographers

Lighting is an important aspect for creating the perfect image. Whether you’re taking photos for commercial, advertising, or even personal images, the intricacy of your lighting options are up to you. However, most photographers typically work with the “less is more” theory. To show how you can create the ideal lighting options for your photo […]

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A Rare Glimpse at Canon’s Monstrous 1200mm Lens in Action

A Rare Glimpse at Canon’s Monstrous 1200mm Lens in Action

Thanks to MPB Photographic, the Canon 1200mm f/5.6 L lens—the largest and rarest auto-focusing lens in the world—made it to London for a shoot that took it to some of the most iconic attractions in the city: The 1200mm is one monster lens—it is both intimidating and a joy to use. And the giant lens […]

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Setting up for Great Landscape Pictures

Setting up for Great Landscape Pictures

Photographing landscapes is one of the most pleasurable kinds of photography. Not only do you have the chance to take beautiful pictures for your friends or office, but you can produce canvases, large prints, and even presents for people. How to take good landscapes depends on a few very significant things. The light you shoot […]

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