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Cheap Photography Hack: Add a Neutral Density Filter to a Fisheye Lens

Cheap Photography Hack: Add a Neutral Density Filter to a Fisheye Lens

Fisheye lenses are infamous for shooting “hot”—the lens captures so much area that the meter often gets confused, allowing in too much light. Normally the answer would be to just screw on a neutral density filter, but the design of most fisheye and wide angle lenses makes it almost impossible on many cameras. The usual [...]

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7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some creative approaches you can take to transform ordinary, or even boring, subjects into something that will make a quality photo. In this article we’ll look at seven different techniques [...]

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High-Flying Military Photojournalist Talks Life as a U.S. Air Force Photographer

High-Flying Military Photojournalist Talks Life as a U.S. Air Force Photographer

Imagine hurtling through the clouds at 500 mph in an F-16 fighter jet, a mere three feet away from a formation of six or eight other fighters that you’re “chasing.” Now imagine that you’re a member of the U.S. Air Force and that your commander has tasked you with photographing a particular aerial display. You’ll only have once [...]

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Manhattanhenge: New York’s Solar Phenomenon in Pictures

Manhattanhenge: New York’s Solar Phenomenon in Pictures

On July 11, 2014, New Yorkers were treated to a rare solar phenomenon –“Manhattanhenge”–an urban event that occurs when the sun aligns precisely with the Manhattan street grid. The effect lights up both the north and south sides of each cross street simultaneously, creating a highly-anticipated, beautiful sight: Like Stonehenge–where light lines up with the [...]

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How to Make Your Underwater Photos Pop

How to Make Your Underwater Photos Pop

If you’re into underwater photography and have been wondering why your photos don’t quite look like the pros’, the difference may very well be in your post-processing. Shooting underwater comes with some unique challenges, and post-processing can make all the difference between a dull, washed-out photo and one that is brilliant and alive. Check out [...]

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Expert Lighting Techniques for Photographing Still Life

Expert Lighting Techniques for Photographing Still Life

Having trouble producing amazing, crisp, and exciting still life photographs? It’s not always easy to give an inanimate object substance and make it pop, but with a few simple lighting techniques and tricks, you can bring those still lifes to life, so to speak. Photographers Karl Taylor and Urs Recher show us two very different, yet [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Auto Exposure Bracketing

Everything You Need to Know About Auto Exposure Bracketing

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is an excellent—yet surprisingly overlooked—feature on most DSLR cameras. Few people know about it and even fewer actually use it. In this video, Mark Wallace explains the nuances of auto exposure bracketing. Let’s delve right into the what, why, and how:  What is Auto Exposure Bracketing? Auto exposure bracketing, or simply [...]

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14 Impressive Soccer Action Shots to Ease Your World Cup Withdrawal Symptoms

14 Impressive Soccer Action Shots to Ease Your World Cup Withdrawal Symptoms

There may be four years to wait before the next World Cup, but that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of soccer games to watch and photograph. With indoor leagues active in many cities, it’s a great sport to shoot practically year-round. And many photographers are already on to that. See the awesome action shots we [...]

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Funny Spoof Shows You How to Photograph a Wedding

Funny Spoof Shows You How to Photograph a Wedding

Sometimes going for that perfect shot can make us oblivious to the people around us. In everyday situations, this might create an awkward moment or two, but at a wedding it can be disastrous. In the video below, photographer Randy Risling gives us a quick guide on what not to do when going for those [...]

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New: How to Organize Your Photos Guide

New: How to Organize Your Photos Guide

Looking to organize your photos? Then this new eBook and video guide from top HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff will help you get your digital life organized. We were able to arrange a 30% discount for PictureCorrect readers which expires next Tuesday, simply remember to use the discount code PICTUREORGANIZE at checkout. Deal found here: How to Organize [...]

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