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Try Using Kodak Yellow in Landscape Photography

Try Using Kodak Yellow in Landscape Photography

In today’s photo tip, let’s talk a bit about color. Color can make or break an image, depending on how it is used. This article will discuss a color concept that is a big time compositional rule – but may be new to you… To get more engaging, better landscape photography – include people wearing […]

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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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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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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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Short & Broad Lighting in Portrait Photography

Short & Broad Lighting in Portrait Photography

The photo tip for today is about usingĀ “short lighting” and “broad lighting” patterns in your portrait photography. Flat lighting will ruin your portrait photography! Caution: An on-camera flash aimed at the subject will produce flat lighting. Bounce the flash off the walls, ceilings, off a reflector or something else. Never aim it directly at your […]

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How to Photograph Various Skin Tones

How to Photograph Various Skin Tones

Getting the right photo exposure can be a bit tricky at times. Expose for the highlights and lose the dark areas, expose for the dark areas and blow out the highlights… it’s a never ending battle. Today’s photo tip answers a question about how to get the best photo exposure for different skin tones. I […]

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How To Use An Accent Light In Your Portrait Photography

How To Use An Accent Light In Your Portrait Photography

In the past few portrait photography photo tips articles, we’ve been discussing how to light a portrait. So far, we’ve covered how and when to use four different lights. The basic three light set and the first specialty light, the “hair light”. Today’s portrait photography photo tip will end our discussion of lighting with the […]

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Use Rembrandt Lighting in Your Portrait Photography for Added Drama

Use Rembrandt Lighting in Your Portrait Photography for Added Drama

Our portrait photography photo tip for today is about “Rembrandt Lighting.” This is a great lighting pattern to use if you are going for a dramatic mood in your portrait. Not every face is ideal for Rembrandt lighting, but it is a powerful addition to your portrait photography lighting arsenal. What is Rembrandt lighting? Rembrandt […]

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Still Life Photography

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will describe the two main areas of still life photography. Learning how to shoot still life photos should make you start jumping up and down with joy. Why? Getting good at the […]

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