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Fungi and Mushroom Photography Tips

Fungi and Mushroom Photography Tips

Most photographers shy away from shooting fungi, mostly because it is not seen as a glamorous thing to do. Yet these life forms are just begging to be photographed, and the picture potential is there to be taken. Fungi can be found anywhere where organic matter is decaying, especially in woodland, and in particular around […]

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How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. In fact, this special setting allows infinitely longs exposures to be made. This is the Bulb setting, or Bulb exposure mode. The shutter speed range on a DSLR camera finishes […]

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How to Use Auto Exposure Lock on a DSLR Camera

How to Use Auto Exposure Lock on a DSLR Camera

The auto exposure lock (AE-L) function on a DSLR camera lets you physically lock the exposure reading from anywhere in the scene. You can use it on its own or at the point where you focus the image. All DSLR cameras have an auto exposure lock button. When you press the AE-L button, the current […]

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5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the quality of the lens being employed. If you use a basic kit lens, you will not obtain the best image possible with your camera, simply because the elements comprising the […]

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How a Polarizer Filter Works

How a Polarizer Filter Works

A polarizing filter is probably the most useful filter you can use with your camera. It removes polarized light from the image, thus reducing reflections and glare, while at the same time increasing color saturation—especially that of a blue sky. A circular polarizing filter works by rotating an outer ring to vary the amount of […]

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How To Pan for Action Photography

How To Pan for Action Photography

Have you ever wanted to capture great action photographs but always seem to come up with mediocre images? Want to know how to pan properly? Well, here is how you do it. Slow shutter speeds are great for blurring moving objects. They are not, however, that good if you want to keep the subject sharp […]

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