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How to Create Beautiful Family Wedding Photos That Clients Will Love (and Buy)

How to Create Beautiful Family Wedding Photos That Clients Will Love (and Buy)

If you were to ask photographers to describe shooting a wedding in just one word, many of them might answer thusly: “Hectic!” Wedding photographers are usually only allotted several minutes here and there to capture beautiful candid moments among cherished loved ones before the ceremony and during the reception. For the less-experienced photographer, success on [...]

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New Stop Motion Film Features Awesome Long Exposure Photography

New Stop Motion Film Features Awesome Long Exposure Photography

Now that timelapse has taken over the Internet, stop motion has kind of become the underdog of photography and filmmaking. But this new video directed by Mikey Please is hoping to change that. Marilyn Myller, an award winning short film, was made using stop motion techniques and features some great in-camera light painting, too: The [...]

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Timeless Photography: How to Take Photos that Stand the Test of Time

Timeless Photography: How to Take Photos that Stand the Test of Time

There are those individuals throughout history that seem to possess something that most of us lack. The innate ability to be in the right place at the right time. Somehow they know that what they are doing is important, not only to themselves, but also to millions upon millions of people in future generations. Mathew [...]

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8 Ways to Gain the Confidence You Need to Start Selling Your Photos

8 Ways to Gain the Confidence You Need to Start Selling Your Photos

Do you want to start making money with your photography, but you’re not quite sure if you’re ready? The first thing you need to get started is confidence. Here are eight easy steps from Jay P. Morgan to help you become a strong, confident, money-making photographer: 1. Invest in Equipment You need a camera and [...]

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How to Mimic Ambient Light Using Flash

How to Mimic Ambient Light Using Flash

In this video, photographer Joe McNally explains how you can use a speedlight to mimic actual ambient lighting, which in this case would be the warm yellow-orange light produced by prayer candles inside a church in Mexico: The Problem Although the lighting was simple to set up, there were a few things to note. The [...]

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Barcelona Flow-Motion: A Fast-Moving Timelapse Film

Barcelona Flow-Motion: A Fast-Moving Timelapse Film

Time Lapse Network has called him the Master of Time Lapse. Rob Whitworth has a knack for turning traditional timelapse photography into innovative and compelling works of art in the form of short films that tell relatable, evoking stories. “Barcelona GO!” is one of those stories: Whitworth combines his unique hyperlapse technique with the voices and sounds [...]

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9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

With the proper camera and vision, photography can make your life much better. Below are just a few of the many benefits of developing a love of photography. 1. Photography affords immortality Don’t believe it? Look at all the old photographs your mom or grandmother had around. I personally have a picture in my china [...]

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Build a Giant DIY Ringlight for Unique Portrait Photography

Build a Giant DIY Ringlight for Unique Portrait Photography

A ring light is like the king of portrait lights. It creates a beautiful, uniform light that illuminates the subject’s face. But what makes it truly ideal for portraiture is that it allows the photographer to shoot with a shallow depth of field. In this video, photographer Dani Diamond shows us how easy it is [...]

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How to Give Your Photos the Nashville Effect in 3 Easy Steps

How to Give Your Photos the Nashville Effect in 3 Easy Steps

In this video, Manni shows us how to apply a Nashville effect using Photoshop. Basically, the effect gives a bit of a faded, burnt out or retro effect to your images. If you’re an Instagram junkie you may have already used it using one of the preset tools. Manni’s method gives you a bit more [...]

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This Star Axis Timelapse Lets You Ride the Sky

This Star Axis Timelapse Lets You Ride the Sky

Just when you thought that you knew all about what could be done astro-timelapse photography, Lance Page goes out and creates this gem of a video. Instead of the usual sweeping shots of a lovely landscapes and moving stars, Page chose to approach the timelapse concept from a new angle—by setting the North Star as [...]

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