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Super Close Drone Camera View of Volcanic Eruption

Super Close Drone Camera View of Volcanic Eruption

With today’s continually advancing camera equipment, from GoPro cameras to quadcopters that fly the cameras over nearly any landscape we can imagine, photographers are able to capture some truly amazing footage. Here, DJI takes us to the remote wilderness of Iceland, where they safely film a violently erupting volcano using a drone camera: Eric Cheng [...]

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Landscape Photography Tips to Stay Inspired

Landscape Photography Tips to Stay Inspired

Capturing a really great landscape shot requires skill and creativity, but you also need to be able to accept failure and move on from it. In this video, landscape photographer Robert Rodriguez Jr. talks about the unpredictable Mother Nature and offers up a few tips to stay motivated, inspired and willing to experiment: Rodriguez explains [...]

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Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides; the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It’s fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or slowing [...]

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Would You Brave This Sea of Stringrays to Get a Photo?

Would You Brave This Sea of Stringrays to Get a Photo?

Twice a year, a species of golden stingray, called the cownose ray, migrates to warmer waters in the Gulf of Mexico. The beautiful golden creatures travel in schools of up to 10,000 rays, their yellow skin glistening in the water along the way. A few lucky photographers have had the opportunity to witness the mass migrations, [...]

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Fantasy Studio Portrait Tutorial

Fantasy Studio Portrait Tutorial

How do you create a stylized shot of a girl with an umbrella in hand being blown by the wind? To make matters a bit more challenging, how do you create such a shot in a studio environment? This interesting video tutorial takes you step-by-step to show how it can be done: The video takes [...]

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How Photography Enhances Relationships

How Photography Enhances Relationships

Recently a friend of ours passed away, an elderly widow who was the mother of nine. It fell on me to deliver our gift of condolence to her home and as I stepped inside the front door, my eyes were immediately drawn to a living room wall where a large artistic portrait of the entire [...]

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Shooting Lifestyle Photos for Commercial Photography

Shooting Lifestyle Photos for Commercial Photography

As advertising agencies increasingly gear their ads toward specific demographics, lifestyle photography becomes more and more important. In this video interview, John Schell, a San Diego based commercial photographer, talks about how he got his start in the business and what it takes to keep thriving as the competition grows: Schell grew his now thriving [...]

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5 Simple Technical Tips to Make Candid Street Photography Easier

5 Simple Technical Tips to Make Candid Street Photography Easier

This article is written by James Maher – author of the popular in-depth guide for aspiring street photographers (discount code picturecorrect): Essentials of Street Photography Street photography simultaneously tests your hand-eye coordination, your ability to see and frame interesting moments as they quickly unfold before you, your ability to see light, your technical abilities with [...]

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How to Remove Your Ex From a Photo in Photoshop

How to Remove Your Ex From a Photo in Photoshop

Leaving your ex in your profile pictures with you can be awkward. But a failed crop job with limbs left in the picture is even worse. Photoshop’s pen tool, clone stamp, and brush tool are all you need to get rid of that ex, once and for all: How to Remove a Person In Photoshop [...]

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Tips for Shooting Tethered to Make a Timelapse Photography Sequence

Tips for Shooting Tethered to Make a Timelapse Photography Sequence

Memory and data storage are crucial to timelapse photography. A single production often requires tens of thousands of still photographs. Since having to change memory cards mid-shoot is less than ideal, shooting tethered is a great way of managing the photos as soon as they come in. Take a look at this quick video in [...]

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