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How to Photograph a Cityscape at Night

How to Photograph a Cityscape at Night

Cities often look their best at night, but finding the right angle and camera settings can be a challenge if you don’t take the time to plan your shot. In this video, Mark Wallace shows us how to shoot a dramatic wide-angle view of a city at dusk. He headed out to Quito, Ecuador and [...]

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Shooting Mountain Bikers for Composite Photography

Shooting Mountain Bikers for Composite Photography

Erik Almås has traveled the world, toting his camera and gear to some incredibly remote areas. After finishing an assignment in Namibia, Almås decided to stick around an extra week to go on a personal photo adventure. The self portraits he took during that time were OK but did little to satisfy his high action [...]

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Wedding Photography Ideas You Might Want to Try

Wedding Photography Ideas You Might Want to Try

Professional photographers these days are coming up with a line-up of unique concepts that can effectively cater to the distinct personalities of the subjects. The trends in wedding photography are always changing. Photographers recognize that not all couples are conventional and want to follow the traditional fairy-tale concept where everything is bright and perfect; therefore, [...]

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Would You Use This Questionable Street Photography Approach?

Would You Use This Questionable Street Photography Approach?

Most photographers find the idea of pointing a camera at a complete stranger intimidating. And using flash for taking pictures of strangers is a complete no-no for most. Even the most experienced of street photographers will argue against that approach, as they find it intrusive and downright rude. Thomas Leuthard, however, gives a walk around [...]

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Documenting Aboriginal Culture With a National Geographic Photographer

Documenting Aboriginal Culture With a National Geographic Photographer

On assignment for National Geographic, photographer Amy Toensing was on a mission to document the culture of the Aboriginal people. Her work on the project is a beautiful display of the Aboriginals’ history and modern life, including their struggles and celebrations alike. Listen to her moving talk on the subject as she shares some of her [...]

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You Know You’re a Photographer When…

You Know You’re a Photographer When…

Being a photographer is more than just a hobby or a career choice—it’s life. Something you feel you literally could not live without. Every instant of your waking moment, you feel the dire need to pull your camera out and take a picture of the beauty of your surroundings. Sound familiar? I have compiled a [...]

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Levitation Photography in 3 Easy Steps

Levitation Photography in 3 Easy Steps

A magician practices the art of illusion. Many times a photographer may practice the same thing. Who knew the art of levitation was only a few photographs and mouse clicks away? In three easy steps, Brooke Shaden shows us how to channel our inner Houdini: Making levitation photographs is a great way to create intriguing [...]

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Photographing Ice Climbers in the Arctic Circle

Photographing Ice Climbers in the Arctic Circle

After wanting to photograph ice climbers doing their thing set amidst an aurora borealis background for many years, Ray Demski knew that 2014 was the year to take on the challenge. Thanks to a peaking solar cycle, the winter of 2014 promised to be one of the best times to view the aurora. Join Demski [...]

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New: Portrait Post-Processing eBook & Lightroom Presets

New: Portrait Post-Processing eBook & Lightroom Presets

Post processing isn’t about completely transforming an image, it’s about bringing your portraits closer to what you see in your minds eye. When you have real confidence in your own workflow you’ll be able to share your own creative vision with those around you. This new eBook is all about giving you the confidence and [...]

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Zoo Photography Tips

Zoo Photography Tips

Where else can you go and spend a day photographing wild and exotic animals without leaving the city? The zoo, of course! You can take your time to get the perfect shots in a relatively safe environment. Keep in mind you are dealing with wild animals. And, if you choose to take the opportunity to [...]

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