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Photography at Noon in Harsh Sunlight

Photography at Noon in Harsh Sunlight

Related reminder: only a little while left in the deal on Fantastic Fundamental Light Skills A sunny day is a perfect day to capture great images. With fair skies and the sun smiling, you have all the time to shoot and capture just about any scene or object you like. Whether you want to take […]

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How to Overcome Your Fear as a Photographer

How to Overcome Your Fear as a Photographer

Sometimes your whole life comes down to one single moment—a moment of truth, when you finally take that leap of faith. For a lot of budding photographers taking that leap of faith is the most difficult thing to do. They worry about the ‘what ifs’ of life. “What if I fail?” “What if I can’t […]

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3 Tips for Posing Wedding Photography

3 Tips for Posing Wedding Photography

Getting wonderful captures of a couple on their wedding day is a challenge for most wedding photographers. It’s not just the lighting that they have to worry about. Posing, background, camera angle, and a hundred other things need to be considered to make those magazine cover quality photos. Making the couple look their best on the best day […]

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Types of Vignetting in Photography

Types of Vignetting in Photography

Vignetting is a decrease in brightness of a photograph around its edges which are furthest from the centre of your photograph — Not only is the brightness of the photograph comprised in this darkened region but vignetting can have a negative effect on the accurate saturation of your timeless artistic work as well. Interestingly the […]

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How to Emphasize the Subject of Your Photo

How to Emphasize the Subject of Your Photo

So often, we walk into a scene and find the perfect opportunity for an amazing picture. But then our camera seems to make a mess of everything. We’re left with a photo that looks nothing like what we envisioned. Sounds all too familiar? Josh Cripps deals with this common problem: The thing is, what you […]

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A Camera That Never Overexposes Photos

A Camera That Never Overexposes Photos

It’s happened to the best of us—after a day of shooting, you download your photos only to find that some of them have that tell-tale, washed-out look. They’re overexposed. Certain lighting conditions can make it difficult to produce a well-exposed photo, but researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with Media Lab’s Camera Culture […]

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Cat Photography

Cat Photography

Every cat owner that I know of is overly enthusiastic about their cats. Cats are great subjects for photographing. You can have a lot of fun taking a lot of cool poses and pictures of your cat when you know how to do it the right way. Read below to learn more about taking awesome […]

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How to Light the Face for On Location Portraits

How to Light the Face for On Location Portraits

In this video, photographer Peter Hurley shares some invaluable tips on how to make great portraits by mixing studio strobes with ambient light on location. This should be a fun watch for all you lighting enthusiasts who would love to get inside the head of a professional celebrity portrait photographer and find out the secret […]

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Subject Placement Tips in Photography

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their subject and place it slap bang in the middle thinking that is the right place to go. How wrong can you get? This article will help […]

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Studio Strobe vs Speedlite: An Epic Showdown

Studio Strobe vs Speedlite: An Epic Showdown

Here’s a match up of two lighting tools that should make for an interesting watch. Two professionals, both shooting with almost the exact same setup of gear, the same model, the same venue, and the same time of day. Except, while one photographer is using a powerful studio strobe, the other is using a humble […]

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