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Photography Rules Are Made to Be Broken (Sometimes)

Photography Rules Are Made to Be Broken (Sometimes)

Creative photography is a mix of many ingredients: art and technology, skill and patience, cold mechanical know-how, and individual flair. As a beginner, wouldn’t it be nice if the whole thing could be explained with a simple set of rules that were easy to understand? Surely someone could just tell you what aperture to use […]

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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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Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer features that once were only found on ‘serious’ SLR cameras. The trouble is, most people who have grown up with point-and-shoot cameras have very little idea what these features are all about. After […]

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Photo Editing is No Substitute for Photography Technique

Photo Editing is No Substitute for Photography Technique

Photography has entered a whole new world, with remarkable changes in technology in just a few short years. One thing has not changed, however; the camera—not the computer—is still a good photographer’s most important tool. In recent times I have spoken to a few very disgruntled beginners, who had signed up and paid good money […]

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of fascination. Choosing a good subject for a wildlife photo is never difficult. The variety of characters in the animal kingdom provides a never-ending source of material. Even better, some of the best subjects can be found […]

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Photography: Five Tips For Great Beach Photos

Photography: Five Tips For Great Beach Photos

Nature photographers, landscape photographers, wedding photographers, hobby photographers… who doesn’t love an excuse to take some photos at the beach? It is human nature to want to take photos of the places we are drawn to personally, so the beach is a great source of inspiration for photographers at all levels. Beach photography can be […]

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Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Digital cameras and zoom lenses go hand in hand. When shopping for your new camera, chances are one of the first features the salesperson mentioned was the power of the zoom lens. You know how it goes: “This camera has a five times optical zoom, but this one has ten times optical and the digital […]

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Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

“I would love to be a better photographer… if only I had a better camera.” This is a comment I hear every day in my gallery. What many people don’t understand is that the type of camera you use is not the key to improving your photography. Pride makes it hard to admit that we […]

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Capturing Motion with Slow Shutter Speeds

Capturing Motion with Slow Shutter Speeds

A DSLR camera gives you the power to capture some amazing effects, once you know how to use it. You can develop all the skills of a professional once you understand your manual settings. If you’ve grown up with a ‘point and shoot’ camera and have just taken the plunge with a new digital SLR, […]

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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography.¬†Even people who don’t care about photography can find themselves drawn to a great black and white image. As a photographer, black and white can allow you to discover a whole new character in a familiar subject. For many digital photographers, black and […]

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