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New: Lightroom Complete Training at 65% Off

New: Lightroom Complete Training at 65% Off

If you’re new to Lightroom, one of the most popular tools for photographers today, you’re probably not taking advantage of all of its features. But it’s time-consuming to figure out all the bells and whistles. This complete video course from professional photographer Serge Ramelli takes you through all of the critical elements so you can fully utilize this powerful tool […]

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3 Tips for Better Summer Photography

3 Tips for Better Summer Photography

The fun and hectic days of summer are upon us, and that means taking lots of photos at backyard barbecues, days at the beach, camping trips, and other fun outdoor activities. But just because it’s bright and sunny out doesn’t mean every photo is guaranteed to turn out right. In fact, summer photography comes with […]

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How to Use Open Shade to Make the Most of Natural Lighting

How to Use Open Shade to Make the Most of Natural Lighting

Taking pictures in natural light can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re taking portraits. Too much strong light can cast harsh shadows and lead to areas of overexposure where the sun is shining directly. To avoid these issues, making use of open shade is the best option when taking portraits outdoors. Mark Wallace shares […]

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Wedding Photography Lenses

Wedding Photography Lenses

There are generally four kinds of photography lenses that every wedding photographer should have in his or her gig bag: Wide-Angle Zoom Wide-to-Telephoto Zoom Image-Stabilized Telephoto Zoom Prime/Portrait Lenses Wide-Angle Zoom Wide-angle zoom lenses are one of the most important photography lenses that every wedding photographer should have, typically 17mm to 35mm in length with […]

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How to Use Photoshop to Retouch Baby Skin Tone

How to Use Photoshop to Retouch Baby Skin Tone

One of the hardest things about photographing babies and newborns is properly capturing their skin tones. Depending upon their specific health conditions, baby skin tones can often have an abundance of red, yellow, or blue. While the exact color of the baby’s skin isn’t the relevant point of the photograph, photographer Aaron Nace shows just […]

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Saigon Hyperlapse

Saigon Hyperlapse

As part of its promotional videos on the Osmo, DJI has released this beautiful two and a half minute hyperlapse of Saigon, shot entirely with the DJI Osmo: Saigon is the former capital of the French colony and a key city in the region. Most commonly referred to as Ho-Chi-Minh City, it is the largest […]

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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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