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Top 10 Reasons Photographers Miss Shots

Top 10 Reasons Photographers Miss Shots

Quick reminder: only 3 days left in the deal on 300 Amazing Photo Editing Presets The number of times that I missed opportunities to capture a perfect moment in my early photography career still frustrates me. During my early photography days, I spent endless hours reading camera reviews until I was sure I found the […]

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Why and How to Use Grids in Your Photography

Why and How to Use Grids in Your Photography

Want to add a dramatic mood to your photos using one simple light modifier? There are an almost unlimited number of ways to use external lights on a set and Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens gets close to using them all in this neo noir photoshoot. From a car’s headlights to fabricated street lights, […]

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A Storm Chaser’s Breathtaking Timelapse of Severe Weather in North America

A Storm Chaser’s Breathtaking Timelapse of Severe Weather in North America

For some photographers bad weather isn’t such a bad thing. It’s just another opportunity to make mesmerizing photos. One look at this breathtaking timelapse footage, and you’ll be hard-pressed not to assume that the photographer is a pro and has been shooting for years. As a matter of fact, photographer Jeff Boyce has a day […]

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How to Use Your Camera’s LCD Monitor to Improve Composition

How to Use Your Camera’s LCD Monitor to Improve Composition

You may own the most expensive photo equipment and have the latest array of software for tweaking your images, but it’s all for naught if you haven’t quite figured out the fundamentals of how to put together a well-balanced composition. Creating a harmonious photographic composition is not easily accomplished or learned. With today’s sophisticated digital […]

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If Money Was No Object, Would You Focus On Photography More?

If Money Was No Object, Would You Focus On Photography More?

We would all love to be doing what we are passionate about fulltime. Unfortunately, for many people money keeps them from doing what they would love. But, what if money were no object? What if a large paycheck wasn’t motivation enough to keep you from fulfilling your dreams? What if you traded in a well paying office […]

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Using Photography to Capture the “Amazing” in Everyday Life

Using Photography to Capture the “Amazing” in Everyday Life

Living legend photographer Jay Maisel is undoubtedly best known for capturing what is most amazing in everyday life: the light, the color and the gesture. His unique vision of the quotidian, of what’s trivial and simple, has been featuring in countless annual reports, magazine covers, album covers and advertisings for the last 40 years, throughout […]

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Top 10 Features in Topaz Adjust for Bringing Out the Best in Any Photo

Top 10 Features in Topaz Adjust for Bringing Out the Best in Any Photo

Topaz Adjust includes tools that work on color, curves, detail, noise and exposure manipulation. The company is offering Adjust at 40% off until the end of the month using the coupon code JULYADJUST so we have been receiving some inquiries this week about what it is and how it works. Local adjustments can be made with brushes that dodge, […]

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Models of Creativity & Photography

Models of Creativity & Photography

Quitting is underrated, according to photographer Chase Jarvis. Despite the stigma that surrounds being “a quitter,” Jarvis happily admits to being one and recognizes its usefulness in his career path. He quit medical school, then quit a PhD program in Philosophy of Art to pursue his creative dreams. “When I finally quit doing what everybody else […]

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Aerial Photography Session Tips

Aerial Photography Session Tips

Planning an aerial photography session may require a bit more than just photography expertise. If anything, the whole logistics of setting the flyovers to get the best shots possible is, for itself, mind blowing. Each picture is directly influenced by the pilot you’re working with, so one of the very first things you may want to […]

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Use a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

Use a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

It seems as if everyone is trying to be a landscape photographer these days. With the advent of digital imaging and the corresponding ease in cranking out pictures, photography is everywhere. Because of this, it’s getting harder and harder to create landscape images that are different and not the same old stereotypical stuff that everyone […]

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