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Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last hours of sunlight each day. These are the ideal times to shoot outside, because the sun is low, glowing  red or orange or yellow, and it’s casting shadows that add depth […]

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The Story Behind an Iconic Rock n’ Roll Photograph

The Story Behind an Iconic Rock n’ Roll Photograph

Photography can be a lot like fishing: you snag a great picture, by luck or by will, and then you start telling the story of how you reeled it in. Over time, the story may get refined—certain details are added, others are removed—until you’re left with the perfect narrative about how you got The Big […]

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Techniques to Photograph Fire and Pyrotechnics During Daytime Hours

Techniques to Photograph Fire and Pyrotechnics During Daytime Hours

If you’ve ever thought the difference between digital and film photography was simply a matter of media, think again. There’s just no comparing the level of detail hidden in the average RAW file with what you’re bound to get out of an old-school photo negative. So when an abandoned Belgian abbey and a team of […]

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Bold Photographer Attempts to Take Headshots of Other Photographers

Bold Photographer Attempts to Take Headshots of Other Photographers

I often wonder if there’s some force that pulls photographers behind the lens—or if we just run there for fear of having our own pictures taken. And is it a similar kind of self-doubt—or just the artistic temperament—that causes some of the best photographers to continually strive to be better, to often feel like they’ve […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Colorado Rainstorm Captured by Airplane Passenger

Interesting Photo of the Day: Colorado Rainstorm Captured by Airplane Passenger

The flooding in Colorado has been in the news this week, and even evidence-based science-type people—like the National Weather Service—describe the situation as “biblical.” Boulder got over 17 inches of rain in a week, with just over 9 of those inches coming in a single 24 hour period. There are over 1,200 people missing, nearly […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Rock & Roll Photography

Step-by-Step Guide to Rock & Roll Photography

Rock and roll isn’t just about music; it’s about attitude. It’s four-lettered and raw, maybe unhinged, definitely primal, and, frankly, it doesn’t give a damn what you think. Capturing that kind of spontaneous, devil-may-care spirit takes a lot of setup, though. In this video, photographer Eric Levin shares the secrets to one of his favorite […]

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Lucky Timelapse Photographer Captures Rarely Seen Meteor Explosion

Lucky Timelapse Photographer Captures Rarely Seen Meteor Explosion

If Yogi Berra were a photographer, he’d probably tell you that 90 percent of a good shot is half luck. Michael Chung experienced that cocktail of good fortune and proper exposure for himself last week when he sat down to process his images for a timelapse of the annual Perseid meteor shower. He stumbled onto […]

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Smartphone Photography: How Much is Too Much?

Smartphone Photography: How Much is Too Much?

Smartphones are everywhere. Go to a concert, and you’ll see thousands of glowing LCDs waving in the air as concertgoers try to snap a photo. Go to a museum and you’ll see people wandering from exhibit to exhibit, taking pictures of what’s on display, often at the expense of experiencing it firsthand. Go to a […]

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How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as difficult to achieve as it may seem. In the video below, Kanak tells us everything we could possibly want to know about three different methods of timelapse, and how […]

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Ultra-Wide Angle Lenses: 5 Reasons to Use Them

Ultra-Wide Angle Lenses: 5 Reasons to Use Them

Getting a new lens is always exciting for a photographer. Whichever one you get, it’s likely going to open up new areas of creative possibility. For those of you thinking about getting some new glass, DigitalRev TV has some good reasons why an ultra-wide angle is the way to go. If you’ve dismissed ultra-wide angles […]

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