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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 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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2 Simple Tips for Improving Your Portraits

2 Simple Tips for Improving Your Portraits

Today, let’s get a bit into portrait photography. Here are two quick tips for you. Though they may seem minor, they can make a HUGE difference in the effectiveness of your portraits. Who knows, maybe you’ll start winning some of those photo contests! Today’s first tip involves photographing people’s joints. No, I am not talking […]

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How to Master Your Camera as Quickly as Possible

How to Master Your Camera as Quickly as Possible

Today, I have some good news and some bad news regarding your photography and mastering your camera. First, the bad news. Like any other skill, mastering your camera may seem hard at first, but with practice, study, and experience, it is easy. Shooting with your camera on manual will become second nature to you. And […]

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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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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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Applying the 3 Light Studio Setup to Outdoor Portraits

Applying the 3 Light Studio Setup to Outdoor Portraits

In today’s portrait photography photo tip we are going to wrap up our discussion of the three light set with a quick review and an example of how to build a set—with no lights! Just because you don’t have any studio lights, doesn’t mean you can’t shoot quality images. Here is a quick review… Most […]

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HDR Photography: How To Do It And Why

HDR Photography: How To Do It And Why

In today’s DSLR photo tip, we will discuss HDR photography, how to do it, and why. For some reason, this has become a real hot button issue with photographers. Some swear by it, others hate it! First, what is HDR photography? Defining HDR photography is one of those areas where it can get very detailed […]

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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 to Use Photography Reflectors to Save on Lighting Costs

How to Use Photography Reflectors to Save on Lighting Costs

We all know that photography is about capturing light. We all know that the basic setup for a portrait requires three lights. Now for the ugly part: buying good quality studio portrait lights is expensive! Enter photography reflectors. If you can’t afford to get a top quality three light system, the best option is to […]

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