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The ABC’s of Flash Painting

The ABC’s of Flash Painting

If you’ve always hated the fact that you have only one speedlight, since that pretty much leaves you under-powered when compared to protogs, think again. You have all the light in the world to make stunning images. You can use just that one speedlight to flash paint a subject, and laugh all the way to […]

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3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways around spending big money on equipment, there’s nowhere better to look than the DIY scene. For example, check out this video from the folks at CNET, with three low-cost, creative DIY projects for […]

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Wide Angle Photography Tips

Wide Angle Photography Tips

Ahh…wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel. Have you ever tried to cram 30 people into a single photograph? You try to stack them, have some of them on the floor, or even ask some of them at […]

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How to Advance Your Photography with Aperture Priority Mode

How to Advance Your Photography with Aperture Priority Mode

Many photographers think that the next step after shooting in auto mode is jumping right into manual. But, as landscape and architecture photographer Wayne Moran says, it’s all about baby steps. Start with a semi-manual mode like Aperture Priority to take control of your camera. Aperture Priority mode is a great start to get away […]

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Cheap Camera vs. Pro Camera: Which One’s Which?

Cheap Camera vs. Pro Camera: Which One’s Which?

How many times have you heard the proverbial quote, “the best part of a camera is the 12 inches behind it”? I bet not enough. If you’ve been complaining that your APS-C camera doesn’t shoot that well and you might need to upgrade to a full-frame, or that your smart phone isn’t a serious camera […]

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Living Color: Here’s What Your Life Looks Like Through a Thermal Camera

Living Color: Here’s What Your Life Looks Like Through a Thermal Camera

You’ve probably wondered what everyday actions might look like as seen through a thermal camera—and even if you haven’t, we know you’re definitely wondering now. Thanks to BuzzFeedBlue and a thermal imaging company called FLIR, that dream can totally come true. But before you click “play” on the video below, here’s a warning: the video depicts […]

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How to Create a Blurry Background in Photography

How to Create a Blurry Background in Photography

You can create a blurry background in your portrait photography with a very simple process. When you are photographing people, a soft focus background can help rid your photo of any potential distractions. This effect is called a shallow depth of field. With a shallow depth of field, just the face or person is in […]

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New Black Friday Photography Deal Alert: Master Workflow Lightroom Presets

New Black Friday Photography Deal Alert: Master Workflow Lightroom Presets

Master Workflow is a comprehensive preset system for Lighroom 4 and 5 that can drastically reduce the amount of time that you spend in post processing while helping you to create amazing results. The set includes one-click presets for awesome effects instantly, stackable workflow presets that can streamline your work in Lightroom, and brushes. Currently […]

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11 Tips for Shooting Great Wildlife Photos

11 Tips for Shooting Great Wildlife Photos

In this video tutorial, photographer Jay P. Morgan shows us how to shoot beautiful images of wild animals without getting killed! Armed with his Tamron 150-600mm lens and a liberal amount of advice from his father (who shot for National Geographic), Morgan arrived at Yellowstone National Park and shared 11 tips for wildlife photography: 1. […]

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Feast Your Eyes on These Mouth Watering Food Photographs

Feast Your Eyes on These Mouth Watering Food Photographs

If you like preparing food, you’ve probably taken a photo of your masterpieces more than a few times, right? It’s hard to resist. Good food photography is all about attractive photographs that make your mouth water and your stomach rumble. Check out the deliciousness we found this week: Feeling hungry? If you’re heading to kitchen, […]

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