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Quick Tips for Great Photography Compositions

Quick Tips for Great Photography Compositions

Joe McNally is a giant of modern photography. For more than two decades he has been shooting for National Geographic, and in 1994 he was hired on as LIFE Magazine’s first staff photographer in 23 years. He has been intermittently featured in Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated, among other regular publications, and does advertising work […]

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Perspectives Demonstration: How the Mind Can Be Tricked

Perspectives Demonstration: How the Mind Can Be Tricked

Delightfully concise and visually descriptive, this video from Richard Wiseman defies our perceptions and vividly shows how perspective can be completely warped in the act of fitting a three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional image: When observing scenes on our daily life, our brain is constantly picking up visual cues in order to deduce the distance […]

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How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

If you’ve ever wondered how the inside of a high-end printing studio operates, Miller’s LabĀ – America’s largest professional printing lab – gives us just such an opportunity in this video from Chris Marquardt. Shannon Butler, Miller’s Press Department Lead, walks Marquardt (and us along with him) through the process of printing their many different products, […]

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Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, though, you might desire an aesthetic that is a little bit more dramatic. In this video, Detroit photographer Paul Manoian uses coloured gels to shed light on the darker side of portrait photography: Manoian […]

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How to Make a Double Exposure

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, or they shot the same roll twice by mistake. Once you realize how two (or more) frames blend together, you start to realize the almost limitless experimental possibilities allowed by this technique. […]

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Leading Lines: From Roads & Borders to Infinity

Leading Lines: From Roads & Borders to Infinity

You may have seen these two photographs being shared around the Internet. They strike at something very profound in us, although we might not know exactly what it is. The Tuscan highway glows with lively warmth at a cool, meandering pace, while the Swedish/Norwegian border is cold and biting, but exhilarating. The images are completely […]

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How to Create a Little Planet Panorama in Photoshop

How to Create a Little Planet Panorama in Photoshop

You may have seen the “little planet” pictures that have been circulating the internet in recent years. If you’ve ever wondered exactly how they’re created, then it’s AdoramaTV to the rescue today. In this video, Gavin Hoey shows us in great detail how to take the pictures you need and mold them together in Photoshop […]

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The Wrong Way to Photograph Wildlife

The Wrong Way to Photograph Wildlife

If there’s one thing everyone – photographer or not – should know about wild animals, it’s “keep your distance”. This rule goes double when the animal is eating, and triple when their young are nearby. These are the most vulnerable times for an animal, and they will fiercely defend themselves and their food/babies from any […]

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Interior Photography Tips & Post-Processing Techniques

Interior Photography Tips & Post-Processing Techniques

Roger Brooks teaches us the fine points of interior photography in this comprehensive and informative walk-through. An experienced architectural photographer on the Vancouver scene, he shows us his approach to the capturing of the inside of a home, with techniques valuable not only to real-estate and commercial photography, but applicable in photographing any static scene: […]

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Creative Light Painting Photography Examples

Creative Light Painting Photography Examples

In this video from Brady Bigalike of Noble Light Productions, we revisit the topic of light painting – a technique where the photographer uses light sources such as flashlights, LEDs, flames, and any other illuminating device to paint an image onto an exposing photograph. Sometimes these paintings are done entirely in this fashion, with light […]

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