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Crop vs. Full Frame Cameras: Can You Tell the Difference?

Crop vs. Full Frame Cameras: Can You Tell the Difference?

If you search the internet on the topic of full frame vs. crop frame sensors, you’ll tend to find that most people say full frame is the only way to go if you want professional-looking photos. Not so, says Manny Ortiz in this video he made to highlight the real-world comparison of crop and full […]

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Using Filter Features in Luminar 2018

Using Filter Features in Luminar 2018

Filters speed up your workflow and give you the ability to adjust your images or fix problems without spending ages learning complex retouching procedures or having to be an expert. You may think of filters as a one-size-fits-all Instagram style addition, but Luminar 2018’s filters are about as far from that as you can get. […]

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4 Macro Water Photography Tricks

4 Macro Water Photography Tricks

Are you looking for a new challenge or new direction with your macro photography? Shooting macro with water is a fun way to get some great shots; you just need a little inspiration. This video from COOPH gives you just that with four ways to use water to maximize your creativity: 1. Water Tank Fill a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Natural Framing of Haystack Rock

Interesting Photo of the Day: Natural Framing of Haystack Rock

Here’s a great shot of Pacific City, Oregon, as shot by Jerad Armijo. The tree branches provide the perfect natural frame for this shot of Haystack Rock, and the sky colors are amazing: Armijo says this is his favorite area to photograph and that he always finds something new there. This particular Haystack Rock shouldn’t […]

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6 Effective Setups for Portraits Using Reflectors

6 Effective Setups for Portraits Using Reflectors

Do you think that reflectors are useful, but just for reflecting light in one way? Reflectors are actually versatile pieces of kit and can be used in several ways to create different looks. Aaron Nace from Phlearn shows us how to use reflectors in six different ways. He’s also thrown in a bonus use for […]

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How to Photograph a Bottle of White Wine

How to Photograph a Bottle of White Wine

Photographing any kind of glass bottle with liquid in can be a challenge, but Dustin Dolby explains the technique he uses in this video: He talks us through his setup and explains that you don’t need expensive kit to make great wine bottle shots. He’s using a Yongnuo 560 IV speed light and a Bowens […]

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Why Camera Settings are Sometimes Insignificant

Why Camera Settings are Sometimes Insignificant

Are you one of those photographers who asks other photographers what their camera settings were when they took a shot you really like? Try not to do that in future, especially around Tony Northrup! In this video, Northrup explains why asking for his camera settings frustrates him and does you no good whatsoever: Back in […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Giant of the Valley

Interesting Photo of the Day: Giant of the Valley

If you enjoy landscape photography, especially snowy landscape photography, why not try and get a shot with a different perspective like this one from dan_discovers? Dan took this spectacular image on the descent from Giant of the Valley in the Adirondacks on the trail at the beginning of sunset. Rather than go for the usual wide-open […]

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How to Shoot With Flash in Harsh Sunlight

How to Shoot With Flash in Harsh Sunlight

Location shooting with a model can be great, especially when it’s cloudy or you manage to catch the golden hour at sunrise or sunset. But what about those times when the sun is high and bright? There is a way to shoot in strong sunlight, and that’s by using flash to balance the sunlight out. […]

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How to Take Portraits in the Rain

How to Take Portraits in the Rain

Do you love the idea of taking dramatic portraits in the pouring rain, but cringe at the thought of getting your camera and gear wet? With some care and common sense, you can protect your camera and lights but still create some amazing rain portraits. Someone who loves shooting in the pouring rain is Ilko […]

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