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Photography Expedition to India: Amazing Documentary

Photography Expedition to India: Amazing Documentary

This is a must-see photography documentary called “Beyond: Varanasi, India“. It chronicles a large-scale photographic excursion to one of the more intense culture shocks a Westerner can experience; the traditional Indian way of living is almost immeasurably different from our own, and this video gives deep insight from an American perspective. See the whole inspiring film […]

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Photography Composition

Photography Composition

Composition is the heart of the photo. Composition leads to the work of art that starts from inspiration. Inspiration begins when you disconnect with the interior struggles of everyday life and free the spirit to experience the world around you. Truly being in the moment and experiencing nature links you with everything around you. It […]

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How to Make Sure Your Studio Photography Background is Pure White

How to Make Sure Your Studio Photography Background is Pure White

Pure white backgrounds are essential to most portrait, food, and product photography. You’d think setting up a pure white background is as easy as setting up a white screen or cloth behind the subject. That’s until you review your shots. Your white background all of sudden doesn’t look that white at all. Gavin Hoey has […]

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The Quest for Photography Inspiration

The Quest for Photography Inspiration

This thrilling video comes in anticipation of  the upcoming documentary, “La Quête d’Inspiration” (“The Quest for Inspiration”), a film about photographer Alexandre Deschaumes by filmmaker Mathieu Le Lay (Includes  Subtitles). The epic, sprawling look of this film was made possible with the Canon 5Ds Mark II and III: Through heart-stopping panoramas in The Alps, Iceland, […]

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On Camera Flash Photography Tips

On Camera Flash Photography Tips

Final reminder: only 1 day left in the deal on Understanding Flash Photography at 66% Off If you already own a DSLR camera, you’re halfway to capturing some beautiful images. However, having a camera alone isn’t going to make you an excellent photographer. Knowing how to use the camera, on the other hand, will. In […]

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Cross Process Film Photography Tips & Techniques

Cross Process Film Photography Tips & Techniques

With the ease, affordability, and ever-increasing clarity made possible by the development of digital photography, many people believe that film, in all its formats, has gone the way of the dodo. If you look closely, though, you’ll see that it’s gone more the way of the vinyl record – not as cheap, not as easy, […]

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Experimenting with Product Photography

Experimenting with Product Photography

Every genre of photography comes with its own set of challenges. But perhaps one of the most difficult genres is product photography. In product photography, every little detail matters. Every highlight, shadow, reflection, color, texture, everything. Hours and hours can be spent perfecting a product shot, and even more hours can be put in editing […]

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How to Make HDR Images

How to Make HDR Images

Picture this: you’re walking outside with your camera when you see this absolutely beautiful scene. You are thinking about how nice this picture will look on your wall and how you just have to photograph this. There’s only one thing standing in your way: the scene has a lot of contrast, and there isn’t a […]

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Using Complementary Colors to Make Your Photos Pop

Using Complementary Colors to Make Your Photos Pop

Opposites attract. That’s what they say. Typically this saying refers to people. The quiet shy girl likes the talkative outgoing boy, the short man has a crush on the tall woman, and the scientist is married to the preacher. This saying can also be applied to photography, but rather than the opposites attracting each other, […]

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Photography in Space: Challenges & Techniques by Astronaut Don Pettit

Photography in Space: Challenges & Techniques by Astronaut Don Pettit

Space is a frontier, and a difficult one to capture. Dr. Donald Pettit, a NASA astronaut and photographer who we wrote about a while back, takes us through the exhilarating experience of documenting outer space, and why photography is the perfect medium to do it with: Dr. Pettit describes in great detail the technology, equipment, […]

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