Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots!

 
Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

It's one of the easiest forms of photography that yields some of the most impressive results.

 
Low Light Photography Tips

Low Light Photography Tips

Here is a helpful infographic on the subject.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Make Your Photo Subject Really Stand Out

Make Your Photo Subject Really Stand Out

Great photography subjects are all around us. You don’t have to go far to find interesting people, flowers, or wildlife. The real test is to use your skills to create a photo with genuine impact. How do you make your subject really stand out in a photograph? It is tempting—but quite wrong—to blame the camera […]

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Blinkies in Photography

Blinkies in Photography

Technically known as overexposure highlight warnings or highlight alerts, blinkies perform a basic function. They indicate the areas in an image where the highlights have been clipped. Steve Perry explains how your understanding of blinkies can improve your photography: Most modern day cameras do very well at recovering underexposed images. You can easily recover shadow […]

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How to Photograph Waterfalls

How to Photograph Waterfalls

I love water. Coming from Ontario where lakes and rivers abound, I’d spend entire summers at our cottage as a kid either in or on the water. I’m still drawn to it like steel to a magnet, so it’s not surprising that after learning the technique to create the beautiful pictures like in this article, […]

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Headshot Photography: Quick Tips from a Pro

Headshot Photography: Quick Tips from a Pro

When taking headshots, it’s essential that your subjects look composed and confident. And as a photographer, it’s your duty to make sure that happens. In this video by B&H, portrait photographer Peter Hurley shares five pro tips to help you take better headshots: 1. Keep it Simple When taking headshots, the key is to keep […]

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Depth of Field in Portrait Photography

Depth of Field in Portrait Photography

There is nothing like a great portrait. Really good portraits stand out because the subject (especially the eyes) is sharply focused while the background is blurry. This sharp subject versus blurry background creates drama that draws the attention of the viewer to the subject where it should be focused. The contrast between what is in […]

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Street Photography: 7 Important Camera Settings

Street Photography: 7 Important Camera Settings

Your camera settings often determine how well you are able to capture any given moment. When it comes to street photography, that single moment is everything. Naturally, then, anyone looking to improve their street photography might wonder about what camera settings to use. Thankfully, we have the right video for you: photographer Lukasz Palka from […]

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