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Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers have been known to shoot with disposable cameras. The secret to great photography is rooted in having a solid understanding of the technical elements of photographs and how they interact with one another. Composition, […]

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Contrast and Temperature in Color Photography

Contrast and Temperature in Color Photography

Although black and white photography has been the standard for beginning film photography students for a long time, at some point every photographer should learn the basics of color photography. Learning color photography requires a firm understanding of the basic elements of photography, which can be broken down into the following easy to understand elements. […]

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Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest of us have to work out ways to keep up. One of the easiest ways to match excellent photographers shot for shot is by adapting a few of […]

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Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Getting great photographs of the world in motion is a difficult task. More than any other kind of photography, action photography demands lightning-quick reflexes, a solid foundation in composition and other photo elements, and a little bit of luck. That being said, anyone can learn to take great action shots if they’re willing to commit […]

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Camera Aperture Basics

Camera Aperture Basics

Aperture and other technical photography basics can induce yawns in the most eager of budding shutterbugs, but once these basics are understood, the rest of photography easily comes into focus. Aperture, ISO, and shutter speed are all important terms to know, whether you have a point-and-shoot or a professional camera. This article explains aperture and […]

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Photography Tips to Take Good Pictures

Photography Tips to Take Good Pictures

A lot of us really don’t have the expertise we’d like to for taking photos that are worth framing. Digital cameras really have come a long way, however, making it quite possible for just about everyone to capture excellent pictures. Today’s cameras do just about everything for you, from recognizing faces to finding out if […]

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5 Interior Photography Tips and Techniques

5 Interior Photography Tips and Techniques

Taking attractive photos of interior spaces can be challenging, but it’s a skill that any photographer can develop. Struggling with challenging lighting, dealing with a rapidly changing landscape, and unknowing subjects are part of the fun and difficulty of interior photography. Here are five tips to get started with interiors, all of which you can […]

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginner Photographer

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginner Photographer

Photography is a wonderful hobby or career that is accessible to almost anyone who is interested. The great thing about photography is that anyone can pick up a camera and start taking pictures, but if you choose to learn more advanced methods there can be a steep learning curve. Then again, there are a few […]

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How to Take Better Landscape Photos

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures seems so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any photographer that’s lugged their equipment to the top of a beautiful vista only to end up with sub-par photos can tell you that there’s a lot more to great landscape photography than simply showing […]

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How to Take Action Photos

How to Take Action Photos

When it comes to capturing good action shots – whether a teen’s latest skateboard maneuver or Fido’s latest antic – one of the most important digital photography basics to consider is shutter lag. More accurately called “processor lag,” this is the time that passes between the moment you press the shutter release button to the moment the camera actually gets the shot and you see that green light. Press too soon, and you end up with something completely different than you’d expected.

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