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3 Quick Sunset Photography Tips

3 Quick Sunset Photography Tips

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will discover three more ways to get better sunset photography. We’ve been discussing adding a “star” to your sunset photography. This will give your viewers somewhere to focus their attention. The pretty colors are not enough to generate contest winning photographs. The last couple articles have focused on […]

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Quick Tip for Puppy & Dog Portraits

Quick Tip for Puppy & Dog Portraits

Today’s photo tip is to help you in shooting better pet photos. Pet portraits can be the most fun you’ve ever had with your camera, you’ll meet a bunch of really nice people and it’s one of the easiest ways I know to go “pro” if that is a goal of yours. This tip concerns […]

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Pet Portraits: How to Get Animals to Look At You

Pet Portraits: How to Get Animals to Look At You

Today’s photo tip is about pet portraits and how to get the animal’s attention. Pet portraits can be some of the most fun photography you do. As an added bonus, it’s a great photography training ground. “Never Work With Kids or Animals!” Or so says the old show business expression… Why? Because they steal the […]

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Adding Dew Drops to Enhance Macro Nature Photography

Adding Dew Drops to Enhance Macro Nature Photography

Here is a secret weapon to add to your camera bag. It’s another simple tip that can take your nature photos to a whole new level! Flower photography is what got a lot of us interested in photography in the first place. Even if flower photography wasn’t part of you getting bitten by the photo […]

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DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

Today’s DSLR photo tip continues with our series of tips covering functions on your camera that you’re most likely not using. Let’s talk about back button focusing. Normally, to focus on a subject, we pick the focal point we want, then depress the shutter button halfway. This sets the auto focus (and the exposure, if […]

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How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light would allow without the filter. For landscape photography, neutral density filters are indispensable. How Does a Neutral Density Filter Work? To explain how a neutral density filter works, […]

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2 Horizon Photo Tips For Better Landscape Photos

2 Horizon Photo Tips For Better Landscape Photos

Landscape photographs are among the most beautiful photos you can produce. But it isn’t easy! To get decent results, you have to know, understand — and follow — tons of rules. Individually, none of them are a very big deal, but they combine to create powerful landscape photos. Today’s two photo tips are each another of those […]

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How and Why to Diffuse Your On-Camera Flash

How and Why to Diffuse Your On-Camera Flash

I was recently asked a great question about how to diffuse an on-camera flash. This is an important concept to understand—not just how, but why! Today’s photo tip will explain diffusion and how to create and use it. Here is the question I was asked: “When using flash inside a room with a low ceiling […]

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Sunset Silhouette Photography

Sunset Silhouette Photography

We previously discovered that the pretty colors in a sunset aren’t always enough. A winning sunset photo needs a star. In today’s lesson we’ll discuss adding silhouettes to get better photographs of the sun. In previous articles, we have mentioned that the star could be an interesting palm tree, a seagull flying by, or basically […]

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How to Handle Catch Lights and Eyeglasses Glare in Portrait Photography

How to Handle Catch Lights and Eyeglasses Glare in Portrait Photography

I’ve previously discussed the importance of catch lights. Without them, your subject’s eyes look dull and lifeless. They help add interest to portraits and are a very effective way to add depth to the eye. Catch Lights Ideally, catch lights should be round. This tends to be the most natural and visually pleasing shape (reflections […]

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