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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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Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure/Missing Camera

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure/Missing Camera

We’ve probably all experimented with long exposures at one time or another, but this moving vehicle image from shatteredankle is really cool. I like the way that the the light trails head into the distance and then take a shallow curve. It’s not just the light trails from the car that make this a great image, […]

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Daylight Silhouette Photography Tutorial

Daylight Silhouette Photography Tutorial

Silhouettes are great fun and simple to do at sunset and sunrise when the sun is low, but what if the only chance you get to shoot them is during the hours when the sun is at its highest? Fear not, this step-by-step tutorial by Gavin Hoey shows you exactly how to take midday silhouettes […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Cho Gyeong-Chui Observatory with Star Trails

Interesting Photo of the Day: Cho Gyeong-Chui Observatory with Star Trails

Star trail photography requires meticulous planning and staying awake for hours while everyone else is asleep, but the results can be stunning, as seen in this image shared by ill_infatuation: Cho Gyeong-Chui Observatory is located on Gwangdeoksan Mountain in South Korea. It’s named after a famous South Korean astronomer, who interpreted the Apollo 11 moon […]

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Male Photography Model Posing Tips

Male Photography Model Posing Tips

There are plenty of posing guides out there for female models, but what about men? Shooting male models needs a slightly different approach, and in this short video from Mango Street, Rachel Gulotta talks us through the various poses and simple techniques you can apply to your own male model shoots: The model in the […]

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Meet an Award-Winning 13-Year-Old Wildlife Photographer

Meet an Award-Winning 13-Year-Old Wildlife Photographer

They say if you want to be expert at something, you should start very young. That’s certainly true of the subject of 13 year-old Josiah Launstein! The young Canadian began his love affair with photography when he was just five, playing with his dad’s spare camera. At age seven he decided he needed to learn to […]

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Vibrance vs. Saturation in Lightroom

Vibrance vs. Saturation in Lightroom

Just what is the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders in Lightroom? They both change color, right? They do, but each one does it in a slightly different way. In this video, Lauren Lim from PhotographyConcentrate demonstrates what the vibrance and saturation sliders do and how to get the best out of each one: […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Lioness in Namibia

Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Lioness in Namibia

Wildlife photography requires some serious patience and dedication. As George Turner, the photographer of the image below, says: “It took months of planning, five days of patience, and two seconds to get the shot!” It was worth it, though: Turner, a professional wildlife photographer based in the UK, spent four months last year shooting all […]

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Fighting Through Self-Doubt as an Artist

Fighting Through Self-Doubt as an Artist

Do you ever suffer from creative self-doubt? You’re not alone! Most of us feel our work is inadequate at some point or other, or that we can never be good enough no matter how hard we try. In this enlightening short video, Simon Cade explains his own thoughts and feelings on all the reasons why […]

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Candlelight Portraits Tutorial

Candlelight Portraits Tutorial

Have you ever tried to photograph a portrait lit only by candles? It sounds great in theory, but if you’ve tried it, you’ll probably know it doesn’t come out that well unless you’re lucky. The long shutter speeds and large apertures needed make it difficult to capture a sharp image of a model, and the […]

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