How to Critique Your Own Photos

How to Critique Your Own Photos

Intent, skill, and consistency are the factors for greatness.

 
Learning to See in Black & White

Learning to See in Black & White

You can make successful mono images in any light.

 
How to Choose the Right Focus Mode

How to Choose the Right Focus Mode

Needle sharp focusing is at the heart of excellent photos.

 
10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

Take a fresh look at ordinary objects.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Sparkler Photography in a Home Studio Tutorial

Sparkler Photography in a Home Studio Tutorial

Don’t you just hate it when you find yourself trapped inside because of the weather? A good day for photography wasted. But you can still use your creative ideas indoors and get some interesting shots. In this video, Gavin Hoey from Adorama shares his tips for creating simple, beautiful sparkler shots using a light bulb […]

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How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

Capturing and creating panoramas can be as easy as following three simple steps or can become a nightmare if done wrong. Great panoramas will be created if you decide to spend the extra time and follow some recommendations. Photoshop will stitch your images together, without your intervention, simply by using the function ‘Photomerge’. So let’s […]

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3 Factors That Control Depth of Field

3 Factors That Control Depth of Field

When we hear the phrase depth of field, most of us instantly relate it to aperture. Yes, aperture plays an important role in controlling depth of field, but it’s not the only factor.¬†Adorama‘s Mark Wallace explains that there are three main factors that control how much of an image is in focus: 1. Aperture The […]

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10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

Cities are not only home to many people’s residences, businesses and offices – they are also full of energy, power and vitality. There are many things that make a city great and capturing the true essence of a city in one single photograph is a very hard thing to do. The main thing that encapsulates […]

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How to Approach Strangers for Street Portraits

How to Approach Strangers for Street Portraits

One of the greatest hurdles any street photographer has to overcome is learning how to approach strangers. In fact, the prospect of talking to new people can be so overwhelming that some photographers avoid it at all costs. While it’s natural to feel anxious approaching someone that you don’t know, gaining the confidence to do […]

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Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light painting is a fun photography technique where photographers use camera flashes, flashlights, and spotlights to paint light in a scene. It can easily qualify as the best/most fun night photography technique. Although many photographers have attempted it before, only a few have mastered the technique. Below are some very useful tips to consider when […]

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