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2 Horizon Photo Tips For Better Landscape Photos

2 Horizon Photo Tips For Better Landscape Photos

Landscape photographs are among the most beautiful photos you can produce. But it isn’t easy! To get decent results, you have to know, understand — and follow — tons of rules. Individually, none of them are a very big deal, but they combine to create powerful landscape photos. Today’s two photo tips are each another of those […]

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DIY Soft Focus Lens Tutorial

DIY Soft Focus Lens Tutorial

A soft focus lens is a great tool for portrait photographers. Soft focus lenses produce results that are reminiscent of the soft focus pictorialist photography style that was prevalent in the early 20th century. Buying such a lens, however, can be pricey. Luckily, you can build one at home. Randy Snook shows us how: Building […]

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Wave Chasing Photography

Wave Chasing Photography

Canadian photographer Dave Sanford spends lots of time waiting for the right weather to capture images of massive waves on Lake Erie. In the South of Ontario, Lake Erie is a large lake but rather shallow compared to other well known lakes. This shallowness helps create the big waves: Sanford goes into each expedition without knowing what […]

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6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is one of the most important factors in determining the look and feel of a photograph. It’s also the most overlooked for photographers moving from a point-and-shoot camera to a DSLR camera. With a DSLR, you have a huge amount of control over depth of field, and you should know how […]

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How Taking a Photo of Your Hand Can Check Camera Settings

How Taking a Photo of Your Hand Can Check Camera Settings

There are a million different settings to tinker with on our cameras. If you forget that you changed a setting, you risk walking into a new shoot completely oblivious of that chagnge. You might end up either getting an underexposed or an overexposed shot or something even worse—a completely incorrect white balance. In this tutorial, photographer David Bergman shows […]

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#1 Mac Photo Editor Currently at 50% Off: Luminar

#1 Mac Photo Editor Currently at 50% Off: Luminar

Luminar is a new all-in-one photo editor designed to ensure the ultimate in creativity and convenience. Now the #1 photo editor for Mac users. It is a supercharged photo software that makes complex editing easy & enjoyable. Currently 50% off which ends soon, also use the coupon code PICTURECORRECT at checkout for an additional $10 off on […]

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Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, many people are surprised to discover that one of the elements Morrow considers to be key in the making of a great image is color. Although color is one of […]

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Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of your regular lenses into a macro lens with an affordable accessory: a reversing ring. It may sound strange to the uninitiated, but a reversing ring allows you to mount your […]

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Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Landscape photography is a most rewarding pastime, but it can be far more challenging than some people imagine. It sounds so easy; visit a beautiful location, shoot a few snapshots, and come home with a work of art in your camera. After dealing with the public for over 20 years, I swear most people think […]

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A Bad Day in the Life of a Landscape Photographer

A Bad Day in the Life of a Landscape Photographer

You may not think so at first, but landscape photography isn’t all just rainbows and being one with nature; there are good days and bad days. Sometimes, you wake up to dark, rainy, crazy wind-blowing weather and you have to decide if it’s even worth it to go out. Will the weather break? Will there […]

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