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Commercial High-Speed Photography Demonstrations

Commercial High-Speed Photography Demonstrations

Beautiful, Clean, Simple, and Bold: These are a few of the words that describe Karl Taylor’s photographic work. For over 15 years, Taylor has been doing photography work, the most popular and successful of which has been his commercial images. His work is minimalistic, yet engaging. The camera shown is a Hasselblad H4D-50 used in […]

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Star Trail Photography Tips

Star Trail Photography Tips

One of the lessons in the Photography Lab series I teach is a lesson on night photography, specifically shooting the stars. There are two essentials to know before going out to shoot stars your first time. ONE: The Earth is rotating. This means you can photograph star constellations, but after about 15 seconds, you will […]

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How Do You Shoot Interior Photography Without Lighting Gear?

How Do You Shoot Interior Photography Without Lighting Gear?

Unless you’re the type of photographer who always takes their entire kit with them wherever you go, you’ve probably experienced being somewhere where you just didn’t have the ideal tools with you. In this short tutorial, photographer Mark Wallace demonstrates some of his creative lighting problem-solving when presented with a unique opportunity while on the […]

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Photography on the Walkabout

Photography on the Walkabout

There are times when everyday life becomes serious business. There are schedules to maintain, clients to meet, equipment to prepare, and products to deliver. Somehow it happened; your favorite hobby suddenly became overrun by your job. Set aside your daily scheduler, leave your cell phone behind, grab your camera and your favorite general purpose lens […]

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Updated: Lightroom Made Easy Tutorials

Updated: Lightroom Made Easy Tutorials

Adobe has just released Lightroom 6, and the new features have made this leading photo program even more powerful! With every new version Lightroom gets better and better, but every time they change things up it means photographers have to dedicate some time to continuing education on how to use those new features. Pro photographer Phil Steele has […]

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Aliasing in Digital Photography Explained

Aliasing in Digital Photography Explained

If there’s one thing digital photography has no shortage of, it’s confusing vocabulary words. Aliasing, which is a common word in the world of digital everything (video games, CGI, photography), is one of those words that everyone has heard but may not quite understand. And the anti-aliasing feature found on many digital cameras doesn’t do […]

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17 Dazzling Photos to Hold You Over Until Your Next Camping Trip

17 Dazzling Photos to Hold You Over Until Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is a way of life. It’s traveling and relaxing. Being in touch with nature. It’s living simply, away from the luxury of urban life. If you still haven’t tried it, this summer could be perfect for it! When you see what wonderful scenes there are to capture, I bet you’ll start packing right away: […]

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How to Create a Panorama in Lightroom CC

How to Create a Panorama in Lightroom CC

Adobe’s Lightroom, one of the most versatile pieces of photography software currently available, is full of neat tricks that I had no idea about when I first started editing my photos. When I first began using it, I thought it would be a great way for me to keep track of my photo collection, but […]

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7 Essential Lessons from an Experienced Travel Photographer

7 Essential Lessons from an Experienced Travel Photographer

During the years I’ve worked organizing photo tours, I have seen a lot of things, and helped people take a lot of incredible photographs. My clients often ask me for tips on how to do travel photography well, as it is quite different from other types of photography, and so I have come up with […]

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How to Capture the Transition of Day to Night with Timelapse Photography: Bulb Ramping

How to Capture the Transition of Day to Night with Timelapse Photography: Bulb Ramping

Timelapse videos that cover a day to night transition can be very beautiful, but also very challenging technically. There are several different ways to handle the changing exposure when creating a timelapse, but perhaps one of the best methods is bulb ramping. This method gives you an overall control of the timelapse settings while making […]

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