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

How to Photograph Fireworks eBook Deal Until July 4

How to Photograph Fireworks eBook Deal Until July 4

With 4th of July Independence Day celebrations quickly approaching, we have been receiving requests for more training on how to photograph fireworks. Fireworks photography is indeed one of the most daunting types of photography. This in-depth tutorial eBook explains the process from start to finish, everything from gear and camera settings to composition and post-processing to […]

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Photo Releases: Your Rights and Obligations

Photo Releases: Your Rights and Obligations

Many photographers know what photo releases are, many do not know, and far too many do not even care. But do you really need a release for any of the shots you have taken or will take? Although the answer to that question is a definite “maybe,” there is no question as to the fact […]

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Professional Music Festival Photography Tips and Shot Lists

Professional Music Festival Photography Tips and Shot Lists

Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to covering a music festival than just covering the bands. In the video below, event photographer Ruth Medjber gives us the scoop on what to shoot for whom (beyond the bands, of course), and in the end, how to maximize your overall output: Music festivals may seem […]

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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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