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7 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Photography Clients

7 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Photography Clients

Yes, you read it right. This is a quick round up of seven surefire ways to lose your clients. Wonder what’s wrong with me or why I’m even talking about losing clients? Well, you might be doing these things without even realizing it. This video by The Slanted Lens is just a light-hearted attempt to put a […]

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6 Tips to Help You Start a Successful Newborn Photography Business

6 Tips to Help You Start a Successful Newborn Photography Business

So, you’ve decided to become a full-time photographer specializing in newborn and baby photography. Perhaps, you had a full-time job doing something else and are now committed to transforming your part-time passion into a full-time vocation. Or perhaps, you’re a photography graduate fresh out of art school. Regardless of how you’ve come to this decision, […]

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How to Take Star Motion Night Sky Timelapse Photography

How to Take Star Motion Night Sky Timelapse Photography

If you’re a fan of shooting timelapse and have been wondering how to get stunning videos of the night sky, this tutorial will make everything crystal clear. New Zealand astro-photographer Mark Gee gives a super-detailed explanation of each step, from setup and location scouting to post-processing: Getting great star shots is a lot easier than one […]

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Sports Photography Tips and Techniques

Sports Photography Tips and Techniques

Victory in sports is about practice and performance – the best athletes prepare better than anyone else, training their bodies and minds to perform when winning and losing matter most. It’s no different with sports photography. Those one-of-a-kind photos you see don’t happen by accident, or just because the photographer was in “the right place, […]

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Camera Gear Tips from an Astronaut on the Space Station

Camera Gear Tips from an Astronaut on the Space Station

Jeff Williams is a flight engineer on board NASA’s expedition 47 flight. As an astronaut and a resident on board the ISS, he has one of the best views of the planet looking down. Good thing too, because he is an extremely capable photographer. A number of photos of this blue rock, which you may […]

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Shutter Speed: Get Creative

Shutter Speed: Get Creative

The shutter speed setting on your camera has two purposes. The first is to help you obtain the correct exposure. The second—and this is the one of interest to creative photographers—is to determine the way that the camera records movement. Freezing Motion This is perhaps the most obvious example. You can use fast shutter speeds […]

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An Old Woman Finds a Polaroid Camera in This Touching Cartoon (Video)

An Old Woman Finds a Polaroid Camera in This Touching Cartoon (Video)

When was the last time you saw an animated short and felt a lump in your throat? This cartoon was an undergraduate thesis for Christina Manrique and Brendon Clogher, both animation students at the Loyola Marymount University in LA: In the short film, Photographs, an old woman living in a ghost town finds herself a […]

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How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is quite challenging. Needless to say, the choice of location will determine the success of your photo shoot. I am laying out a few basic principals that one has […]

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How to Snipe Out Your Best Shots Ever

How to Snipe Out Your Best Shots Ever

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and fire. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than the way a marksman – specifically, US Marine Corp Snipers – use their rifles. Is there a thing or two we can learn from these expert shooters? Can stealing […]

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How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their camera. I have done photography from the time I was perhaps five or six years old watching my father shoot then do his own black and white darkroom work […]

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