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?

 
 

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The Zone System in Black and White Photography

The Zone System in Black and White Photography

Related reminder: only a few days left for The Better Black & White Guide at 70% Off Back in the early 1970’s I learned a lesson about depth during the “String Art” craze. It was so popular it was actually being taught in schools. Basically put, you created geometric shapes, placed a certain number of […]

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Portrait Photography with Hard Light (Video Tutorial)

Portrait Photography with Hard Light (Video Tutorial)

Soft is the universal favorite when it comes to shooting studio portraits, because it’s so flattering. But hard light can be a pleasantly effective and interesting light source, too—provided you know how to use it. Daniel NortonĀ from Adorama, with ample help from his puppet, explains how to pull off some interesting keepers using hard light […]

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7 Photography Composition Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

7 Photography Composition Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Photography composition, like any art composition, depends on individual preference. Nevertheless, there are some rules which may be a great help to photographers. Having said that, rules are, in my opinion, something which you have to work with well, get comfortable with, and then try to go beyond (i.e., break them). What I’d like to […]

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Discussion: How Much Photo Editing is Too Much?

Discussion: How Much Photo Editing is Too Much?

Both Photoshop and Lightroom (and any other photo editing software, for that matter) are incredible tools in the hands of photo editors. They help us to clean errors and adjust minor imperfections and in general produce a better image than the one that was captured in camera. But as with all technology, there is a […]

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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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