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Assessing Your Own Skill & Abilities as a Photographer

Assessing Your Own Skill & Abilities as a Photographer

Have you noticed that beginners are apt to overestimate their skills, while experienced professionals are more likely to underestimate their true abilities? Believe it or not, there’s a name for this phenomena: the Dunning-Kruger Effect. Photographers are by no means immune to this cognitive bias. If you don’t believe it, just go back and look […]

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How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

Experimenting with double exposures—that is, two or more compositions merged into a singular frame—is an excellent means of sparking some creativity. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy to accomplish as it was in the days of film. Back before today’s digital camera, creating an exposure on top of an existing exposure was as easy as […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Tulips at Daybreak

Interesting Photo of the Day: Tulips at Daybreak

Spring has finally sprung, and today’s interesting photo shows just how beautiful it can be once the snow melts for good and the world comes back to life. Peering out of the morning mist, prepped to bloom with the rising sun, this field of tulips captured by Albert Dros brings in pops of yellows, reds, and […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Girls in the Windows

Interesting Photo of the Day: Girls in the Windows

With a career spanning decades, photographer Ormond Gigli accrued an impressive resume that most people could only dream of matching. He contributed his editorial work to the likes of Time and The Saturday Evening Post. He made portraits of the biggest celebrities of the 50s, 60s, and 70s; everyone from Marcel Duchamp to Judy Garland to President John F. […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Iron Man Traverse with a Glow Stick

Interesting Photo of the Day: Iron Man Traverse with a Glow Stick

To the inexperienced eye, today’s interesting photo may appear to be, at first glance, evidence of life on Mars. Perched atop a dusty red rock and framed by a purple celestial night sky, a mysterious neon figure holds up gangly arm. So, understandably, the first word that comes to a viewer’s mind is “otherworldly.” But, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Milky Way Island

Interesting Photo of the Day: Milky Way Island

The Pacific Northwest is renowned globally for its incredible beauty and striking landscapes. Photographer Kevin Shearer has trekked out to some of the most remote coasts of the region in order to fully grasp all that the nature has to offer. Based on the results Shearer managed to capture in just a few exposures, it’s easy to […]

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4 Common Composition Mistakes Photographers Should Avoid

4 Common Composition Mistakes Photographers Should Avoid

No one is born a photographic genius. Even masters of the medium have to go through a great deal of trial and error to develop a unique sense of style. As a seasoned professional, Evan Ranft is all too familiar with the mistakes that often plague beginners. Luckily, he’s got a few sage pieces of advice on […]

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8 Smartphone Portrait Tips

8 Smartphone Portrait Tips

While traditionalists may be quick to denounce the merit of iphoneography, the fact of the matter is that the tiny camera installed on our cell phones is by far the handiest tool a photographer has at their disposal. Nothing can match the portability and ease of use of a smartphone’s camera while retaining the same […]

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Find Momo: A Photography Collaboration with Man’s Best Friend

Find Momo: A Photography Collaboration with Man’s Best Friend

It’s no secret that dogs around the world have long held the title of man’s best friend. But, in the case of Momo the border collie, a dog can act as an artistic collaborator as well as a constant companion: Although Canadian artist Andrew Knapp studied graphic design as a younger man, he always retained an interest in […]

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How to Create Your Own Food Photography Backgrounds

How to Create Your Own Food Photography Backgrounds

Looking to spice up your food photography? Food photographer Joanie Simon has a few suggestions on how to build a DIY backdrop that’s sure to save a few dollars and add some character to your shots: Believe it or not, you can easily build a custom-made backing panel for less than $30. Though the process itself takes […]

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