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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, anyone? Or a Canon 7D Mark II? Or the sweet new GoPro Hero4 Black?) Lest you fall into the terrible hole of DSLR expectations vs. reality, though, we’ve […]

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How to Keep Everyone’s Attention When Taking a Group Photo

How to Keep Everyone’s Attention When Taking a Group Photo

Ever have a problem getting everyone in a group shot to look at the camera? YouTube user Shah Danial shares this gem, and it’s definitely one way to keep your subjects engaged: Key to this technique: one pair of flashy blue pants…and sweet, sweet dance moves.

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Donut Selfie Tutorial

Donut Selfie Tutorial

Tired of the same old selfies? Karen Cheng offers a new take on the self-portrait by creating a “donut selfie” video montage with an iPhone in the following video: Wondering how she did it? In the following video, Cheng provides an easy-to-follow tutorial: Tips for Making a Donut Selfie Video The basic concept here is […]

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This Star Axis Timelapse Lets You Ride the Sky

This Star Axis Timelapse Lets You Ride the Sky

Just when you thought that you knew all about what could be done astro-timelapse photography, Lance Page goes out and creates this gem of a video. Instead of the usual sweeping shots of a lovely landscapes and moving stars, Page chose to approach the timelapse concept from a new angle—by setting the North Star as […]

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How to Take Care of Your DSLR Camera

How to Take Care of Your DSLR Camera

Have you recently acquired a new DSLR, or are you interested in prolonging the life of the one(s) you already own? Holly from the Canon Call Center has some tips on how to keep your camera and lenses in working order in the following video: Keeping your camera and lenses free of grit and grime […]

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How to Use Shutter Speed and Creative Camera Motion for Artistic Effect

How to Use Shutter Speed and Creative Camera Motion for Artistic Effect

Motion blur can be used to create compelling action shots, but have you tried using it to bring movement to stationary scenes? In the following video, Bryan Peterson demonstrates three techniques for introducing movement into your photographs for beautiful abstract results: After finding a colorful sculpture, Peterson takes a shot with his Nikon D800E. He’s […]

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8 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photography More Meaningful

8 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photography More Meaningful

We’ve all had those days…you head out to some glorious location in the wilderness, take perhaps hundreds of photographs, head home, and find a memory card full of mediocre shots. What happened? How can you improve your craft and create better pictures? In the following video, Robert Rodriguez Jr. shares insights into his successful decade-long […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Collapsing Iceberg in Cape Spear

Interesting Photo of the Day: Collapsing Iceberg in Cape Spear

Sometimes an amazing photograph has everything to do with skill, and sometimes it has to do with being in the right place at the right time. Photographer William Follett combined the two factors in this amazing photo of the Cape Spear Arch iceberg collapsing off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada: On his Flickr page, Follett […]

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Pro Photographer Blooper: Wedding Party Falls Into Lake

Pro Photographer Blooper: Wedding Party Falls Into Lake

Videographer Megan Fritze illustrated a valuable lesson about the importance of location choice when shooting wedding photos during Dan and Jackie Anderson’s wedding in Crosslake, Minnesota. Take a look at what she caught on video: Not that any photographer would know the weight limits of random lake docks, but if you’re shooting a wedding party, […]

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How to Use the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop

How to Use the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop

Photoshop has many tools for altering and manipulating an image; some are subtle manipulations, and some are more dramatic. The Puppet Warp tool can be used to directly and intuitively manipulate an image with radical results, as Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains in the following video: The Puppet Warp tool can be used to drastically alter […]

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