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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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Pet Pictures

Pet Pictures

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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Photography Lighting Techniques: Not What You Think

Photography Lighting Techniques: Not What You Think

We see a stunning portrait—maybe hanging on a wall somewhere—and we think, “Wow! My work doesn’t look like THAT!” Then we run out and spend thousands of dollars buying the latest equipment, books on photography lighting techniques, and so on. But it STILL doesn’t work! Here’s why… The best pros and amateurs alike all understand […]

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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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Having a “Star” for Better Sunset Photography

Having a “Star” for Better Sunset Photography

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will further our investigation into getting better sunset photos. We’ve discussed how to meter the sky to establish our starting exposure, and then we discussed how to tweak the exposure to get more intense colors. Now let’s talk about composition. In previous articles, I’ve discussed making something in […]

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Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography

Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we began our study of lighting patterns for portrait photography with broad lighting, short lighting, and split lighting. Now let’s move on to loop lighting. In portrait photography, this lighting pattern tends to be one of the most popular. It’s easy to set up and is flattering to most faces. Remember that […]

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When to Use Butterfly Lighting in Portrait Photography

When to Use Butterfly Lighting in Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we’ve discussed photo lighting patterns where we place the light source to the side of the subject–split lighting, loop lighting and Rembrandt lighting–and create shadows that go off to the side. Continuing with our series of portrait photography lighting patterns, today’s photo tip discusses butterfly lighting. Keep in mind that shadows create […]

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