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Photography Exercises to Improve Creativity

Photography Exercises to Improve Creativity

Even the most experienced photographers occasionally need to take a step back and reexamine their craft. In the same way that our tech is constantly evolving, a good image maker’s perspective should grow with the passing of time. One way to get those creative juices flowing is to set aside some time to practice or […]

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How Photography Changes the Way We See

How Photography Changes the Way We See

It’s no secret that the way we take photographs has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Gone are the darkrooms and carefully composed film reels of yesteryear. With the ability to take an image instantly, the way in which we go about photography has changed. But did you know that our smartphone cameras have […]

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Nailing Focus from Front to Back in Landscape Photography

Nailing Focus from Front to Back in Landscape Photography

Want to get your landscape photos looking as polished as the shots you’re seeing on Instagram? It’s not as easy as you might expect. Luckily, there are a few secrets to getting pin-sharp images that onlookers can’t turn away from: As Nigel Danson explains in the informative tutorial above, mastering focus is all about finding the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Boston Harbor at Dusk

Interesting Photo of the Day: Boston Harbor at Dusk

New England photographer Matt MacPherson spends his days exploring landscapes and cityscapes, and a quick look at his work makes it seem as if he’s seen all that there is to see. In his travels across the United States, he’s managed to visit just about every state. His camera has captured the gaping canyons of the southwest, the […]

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How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

You may be surprised by some of the creative techniques that photographers dream up to get a stand-out shot. In the following short, artist Max Bridge shows off an aqueous technique that he’s perfected to bring a supernatural feel to even the most banal subject matter: You may have seen this effect pulled off in films like […]

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Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Despite the power light has over an image, many photographers are a bit hesitant to work with artificial sources. After all, it’s much easier and less intimidating to simply use what the sun has to offer. And often times, available light on its own is beautiful. However, as photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama explains, playing it safe won’t […]

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7 Important Learnings from a Landscape Photographer

7 Important Learnings from a Landscape Photographer

Lisbon-based photographer Andy Mumford has years of experience showing his work in galleries and teaching workshops. As a result, he’s spent countless hours contemplating landscape photography. Through his successes and failures, he’s narrowed down the essentials of the genre and has shared his findings with aspiring artists worldwide: Some of Mumford’s most important points boil down to […]

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How to Modify Photo Lighting with Flags, Nets, and Silks

How to Modify Photo Lighting with Flags, Nets, and Silks

Flags and nets aren’t just for use outdoors. They can be indispensable tools for just about any studio photographer. When used correctly, flags can shape, manipulate, and direct light with the utmost precision. So tune in and start taking notes as photographer Jay P. Morgan goes over the basics of these underutilized tools: > There are three […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Heart of a Glacier

Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Heart of a Glacier

Who knew that the world could look so beautiful through thick sheets of ice? Looking from the inside out, Belgian photographer Jean-Francois Chaubard delved deep into an icy corridor to capture this incredible scene: Iceland has become a must-see destination for adventurers and artists around the world. The dramatic landscape above illustrates the magic those visitors believe […]

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Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

How far would you go to make a photograph? For Mathieu Stern, the answer lies at the most remote ends of the earth. Over two years ago, a crazy idea struck the young artist. If glass is capable of focusing light, he thought, could ice do the same? An experimenter by nature, Stern became determined to test […]

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