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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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New: Light Skills – Essential Photographer’s Guide to Understanding Light

New: Light Skills – Essential Photographer’s Guide to Understanding Light

As a photographer understanding light is absolutely critical. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner or a professional – light is the most important element in photography. This new 125 page  in-depth tutorial eBook aims to educate photographers on the most critical and important aspects of harnessing light in photos. We were able to arrange a 30% […]

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What Makes Great Street Photography?

What Makes Great Street Photography?

A picture says a thousand words, right? It tells a story. But, that story isn’t always the truth. For photographer Jack Simon, the goal is to tell a story that is mysterious, surprising, funny, a little bit ridiculous, and just plain out of the ordinary. Simon spends much of his time walking the streets of […]

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How to Take Dramatic Senior Portraits with One Light

How to Take Dramatic Senior Portraits with One Light

Pro sports photography can often seem like an exhibition of lighting and equipment. However, if you choose the right time of day to shoot and use ambient light mixed with artificial lights intelligently, you can shoot with only one light and still make dramatic portraits. To demonstrate this, photographer Matt Hernandez brought a single light […]

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Simple Tips for Better Portraits

Simple Tips for Better Portraits

Whether you’re armed with an expensive SLR or just a smart phone camera, there is an art to taking good pictures of people. With some thought and some practice you’ll be the go-to person in your group for taking photos. Here’s a collection of some simple but effective tips for improving your portraits. Get Closer […]

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