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Eye-Pleasing Examples of Symmetry in Photography

Eye-Pleasing Examples of Symmetry in Photography

Symmetry is a mapping of figures in geometry, and through the lens of a camera, it’s something that puts a scene in harmony and makes the composition more pleasing to the eye. How often do we even see it? How often do we notice that the left and right side of the subject are balanced? These […]

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13 Deep Thoughts for Photographers

13 Deep Thoughts for Photographers

When you really sit and think about it, photography is a little mind-blowing. Inspired by Reddit’s Shower Thoughts, Matthew Rycroft put together this compilation of mind-bending truths about photography: Here’s what he came up with: 1. Taking a photograph is like taking a screenshot of life. 2. You are in the background of other people’s […]

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Understanding Color in Photography

Understanding Color in Photography

The appropriate use of color in photography adds a dynamic element to your images that is very pleasing to the eye. The correct use of it will allow you to create photographs to be proud of. Bold colors and bright composition in your photos result in images that sell. So use color to your advantage. […]

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Beach Photography Tips

Beach Photography Tips

Have you ever been on a beach holiday and thought it would be a good idea to take thousands of photographs to remember how beautiful it was, only to be disappointed with the final result? I’ll bet you took a portrait of your loved one only for the shot to turn them into a dark […]

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The 5 Most Common Key Light Patterns in Portrait Photography

The 5 Most Common Key Light Patterns in Portrait Photography

One of the most difficult parts of mastering studio lighting is memorizing all the photography jargon. You may hear terms like “loop lighting” or “Rembrandt lighting,” but can you explain what they mean and when to use them? If you’re not quite confident with lighting types, you’ll probably find this video pretty helpful. Pye from […]

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New: 1-Click Dragan Style Lightroom Presets at 75% Off

New: 1-Click Dragan Style Lightroom Presets at 75% Off

The popular “Dragan Effect” has become synonymous with eye-catching high impact portraits. With this new set of Lightroom presets you can easily transform ordinary photos into powerful photos with a strong impact with a single click. The set includes 17 different one-click presets plus 40 stackable workflow presets inspired by the popular Dragan effect. We […]

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Landscape Photography with a Split Neutral Density Filter

Landscape Photography with a Split Neutral Density Filter

Often when taking landscape photographs, you’ll find that the sky is much brighter than the landscape. This can make it difficult to keep detail in the sky without the landscape being too dark, and to keep detail in the landscape without the sky being too bright. One solution to this problem is the split neutral […]

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The Incredible Photography of SpaceX — Taking Humanity to Mars

The Incredible Photography of SpaceX — Taking Humanity to Mars

Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, recently decided to follow in NASA’s footsteps and release their amazing photography into the public domain. Space Exploration Technologies was founded in 2002 with the goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars. Here are some of the most amazing photos from their missions so far, enjoy […]

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Conflict Photographer Shares Her Experience

Conflict Photographer Shares Her Experience

There are many types of photographers in the world. Each type of photography is an art form that’s different—but they’re all connected. And each type of photography excels at something; for instance, nature photography has the most realism, while timelapse photography can be the source for the most surrealism. While most of these titles are […]

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Style and Vision: What Makes One Photographer Different From Another?

Style and Vision: What Makes One Photographer Different From Another?

In the artistic community much is said about style and how that style is more often than not linked to some innate talent. The style side is mostly true. Each artist, irrespective of their specific discipline, brings their own voice and vision to their chosen art. That which is internal to the intellect of the […]

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