Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Contrast is the range of difference between different tones in a photograph.

 
The Travel Photographer’s Decisive Moment

The Travel Photographer’s Decisive Moment

Why is gesture so important?

 
6 Magic Hour Photography Tricks

6 Magic Hour Photography Tricks

Direction of light plays a huge part in photography.

 
5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

A tripod is absolutely essential.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Tips For Better Waterfall Photos

Tips For Better Waterfall Photos

Waterfall photography is a favourite subject for many a nature photographer. In fact, a good waterfall can be a magnet for almost anyone with a camera. Like any subject in nature photography, waterfall photos also come with their own set of challenges. A beginner can be disappointed with their results time and time again, simply […]

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How to Build a Camera Obscura

How to Build a Camera Obscura

Though the camera obscura doesn’t actually record images, almost every camera in existence works on the principles implemented by it. Dating back to the 4th century BCE, artists have traced the projections created by these tools—long before the conception of the daguerreotype. Even today, it’s pretty simple to build a camera obscura of your own. […]

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The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

Don’t Read the Manual OK, I’m assuming you all know how to take a photo with your camera and have fully read the manual… …nope, nor did I! You got your camera out of its box and charged it up and started snapping on auto ASAP. I’m the same with anything new, to be honest. […]

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Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps

Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps

Shooting still life doesn’t mean the images have to be dull. You can add life and a sense of whimsy to your still lifes with a little creativity. Once again, COOPH delivers the creative goods in this video about shooting awesome still life photography with a few household items and some imagination: 1. Plan Your […]

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Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

With summer upon us, soon your family vacation time will also be here. During your trip, wouldn’t you like your digital photos to look just like the scenes did with your eyes? The good news is they can! There are several things you can do to improve your vacation photos. Even with today’s auto-everything cameras, […]

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5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

Of all the accessories out there for our DSLRs, the battery grip is perhaps among the most neglected. Easily attaching to the camera body’s internal battery compartment, this handy little attachment has a number of useful functions that may surprise you. Photographer Miguel Quiles goes through just a few of them in the following short: 1. Improves […]

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