How to Photograph the Moon

How to Photograph the Moon

Photographing the moon can be tricky.

 
A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography.

 
Composition Guidelines for Great Photography

Composition Guidelines for Great Photography

It's about grabbing the attention of the viewer and taking them on a journey.

 
3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

What's the difference between a good action shot and a great one?

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

In a world of color, sometimes you just can’t beat a strong black and white image. Black and white photography can be an amazing tool to conveying a mood, story, or statement to your viewers. While a color portrait can tell a story too, the absence of color in black and white imagery often presents […]

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Nature Photography’s Stuffed Anteater Scandal

Nature Photography’s Stuffed Anteater Scandal

It’s not often that the genre of nature photography becomes the subject of controversy. However, a recent scandal making headlines has proved to be so ludicrous that it caught the attention of comedy heavyweight Conan O’Brien: For thousands of wildlife photographers around the world, one of the most anticipated events of the year is the […]

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Introduction to Reflections in Landscape Photography: 4 Easy Steps

Introduction to Reflections in Landscape Photography: 4 Easy Steps

When photographing reflections, you’re looking to capture the reflection of specific elements or to capture the ambiance of the scene by including reflections of color. Common elements to reflect in the scene are trees, animals, man-made structures, and clouds. Common elements to reflect color in the scene are clouds, sky, sunset and sunrise reds, oranges, […]

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How to Create a Window Backdrop for Your Studio Portrait Setup

How to Create a Window Backdrop for Your Studio Portrait Setup

A simple, solid seamless backdrop has more than the obvious applications. With a bit of creativity, you can transform it into a dungeon wall complete with a window, as Jay P Morgan demonstrates: For this particular setting, Morgan used a charcoal gray seamless and cut an arched shaped window into it. He used tape to […]

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Light Painting How To

Light Painting How To

LAPP, or light art performance photography, is a style in which you literally paint your pictures with light. If you own a DSLR camera or even a Lomo camera, this could easily be your new favorite hobby! The crazy part is, LAPP is created with only one picture. There aren’t any Photoshop skills needed; by […]

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Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

For photographers, one of the most exciting parts of an adventure is all of the pictures that are made along the way. Unfortunately, before every journey begins, travel photographers are forced to make the impossible choice of which gear to take along. In a perfect world, it would be possible to take it all and […]

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