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10 Ways To Boost Your Photography (Even If You’re a Beginner)

10 Ways To Boost Your Photography (Even If You’re a Beginner)

Are you just starting out in photography? If you are, then here’s a helpful list of pointers pertaining to digital photography basics. These pointers will give your images a massive kick start in terms of quality, and it doesn’t matter what camera you have. You can take good photographs with any DSLR camera. So here’s […]

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How to Set Custom White Balance with a Gray Card

How to Set Custom White Balance with a Gray Card

Are you looking for a quick way to instantly improve your photography? Aren’t we all? Phil Steele has some great tips for taking it up a notch by understanding how to work with and customize white balance in the following video: Steele says that if you want accurate color in your photographs, you need to […]

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Light and Motion Combine for Beautiful Photographs of Kayakers

Light and Motion Combine for Beautiful Photographs of Kayakers

We recently wrote about painting with light using intentional camera movement. How about painting with light using intentional subject movement? Photographer Stephen Orlando attaches LED lights to his subjects in order to capture the beauty of repeated motions using light: The above album shows the movement of a kayaker’s paddle through the water. Orlando’s calls […]

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A Fascinating Look at the Tintype Photography Process

A Fascinating Look at the Tintype Photography Process

Tintype photography predates mainstream film. It was mostly used in the late 1800s. However, Michael Shindler is still doing it. And I must say he is doing it remarkably well: The video shows how the process goes with Jamie Hyneman as a model. It’s pretty much the same as any photo shoot, but instead of […]

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Rare Pictures Portray Steve Jobs in Difficult Times

Rare Pictures Portray Steve Jobs in Difficult Times

For those who aren’t quite up to date with the history of Apple, Steve Jobs left the company in 1985 and for a decade, went through quite difficult times. Doug Menuez had the chance to take some rarely seen photographs of Steve Jobs during that period and shares them here: What is striking about those […]

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The Photography Masterclass at 60% Off

The Photography Masterclass at 60% Off

The author of the popular Trick Photography & Special Effects eBook now has a new video tutorials course, The Photography Masterclass. It is a complete and detailed step-by-step photography training program that will teach you how to capture profressional grade photos with any DSLR camera in any situation. We were able to arrange a 60% discount for PictureCorrect […]

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Winter Photography Tips for Ice, Rain, and Snow

Winter Photography Tips for Ice, Rain, and Snow

In this article we’ll cover photography tips for overcoming the winter photo doldrums with water as icy streams, freezing rain, icicles and snowflakes: 1. Icy Streams A quietly running stream won’t make “tenacious grace” but after it thinly freezes over, it may sculpt the underside of the ice with the gently running water and any […]

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3 Steps to Creating Holiday Portraits With Christmas Lights

3 Steps to Creating Holiday Portraits With Christmas Lights

Christmas is in the air, so don’t be surprised if some of that festive spirit bleeds into your creative psyche and you find yourself wanting to do a portrait project with Christmas lights. We and photographer Gavin Hoey say, go for it—just make sure that you know what you’re doing! Shooting studio portraits of models wearing fairy lights […]

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Portrait Photographer Test: Can You Spot a Fake Smile?

Portrait Photographer Test: Can You Spot a Fake Smile?

As portrait photographers, it’s our job to capture our subjects’ true emotions, but we all know that can be more easily said than done. This short and sweet video reveals a tiny secret about spotting a fake smile that could help you create better portraits: Did you guess the “real” smiles correctly? If so, you’re […]

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How to Take Great Portraits

How to Take Great Portraits

In my opinion, the greatest medium for capturing a person’s character is through photography. It may seem odd to say a single shot can capture character while only capturing the moment, but done well, it will tell you more about the person than any other medium. Personality Many tutorials start by advising you, the viewer, […]

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