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Interesting Photo of the Day: Pair of Dogs Present Shared Treasure

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pair of Dogs Present Shared Treasure

When it comes to photographing pets, the sky is the limit. If they can sit still long enough, you can dress them up in bows, hats and tiny clothes, and organize a mini photoshoot, but there’s nothing like capturing our furry pals in a more natural setting. Doing what they love and are born to […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Parliament of Burrowing Owls

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Parliament of Burrowing Owls

Owls are equal parts creepy and cute. Photographer Mac Stone describes them as neurotic. I imagine getting close to them can be difficult because if you aren’t already transfixed by those beady yellow eyes, you should know that owls can be incredibly territorial and don’t take kindly to shutterbugs poking around. So how did Stone […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Mont Saint-Michel Abbey in Normandy, France

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mont Saint-Michel Abbey in Normandy, France

Mont Saint Michel sits atop a rocky islet overlooking the sea. The famous monastery is said to be even more breathtaking at night, though that’s hard to believe when looking at this photo: In 1979, UNESCO classified it as a World Heritage Site, drawing hordes of tourists to this scenic pilgrimage year after year.

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Beauty Portrait Photography with Sparklers

Beauty Portrait Photography with Sparklers

Fabrics, hats, animals, flowers and glasses are commonly used props for beauty portraits. They make the photo more interesting by giving the subject something to manipulate. Since beauty portraits involve only a subject, lighting and a prop, there’s more pressure on the model to express herself beautifully because she is the main focus of the […]

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How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

This video with Mark Wallace teaches you about innovative photography techniques, particularly with black and white levels. He uses an X-Rite ColorChecker Custom Grayscale Card to help determine exposure as well as how to process the images afterwards in Adobe Lightroom: One of the things he mentions is how to use the histogram to gauge where […]

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How to Determine Exposure with the Histogram

How to Determine Exposure with the Histogram

How many times have you been duped by your camera’s LCD, only to find out that you’ve got it all wrong upon viewing your photos on your computer monitor? When I first started out, I couldn’t make heads or tails with most of the dials and switches on my DSLR. I bought it and forced […]

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Using Fire with Still-life or Product Photography

Using Fire with Still-life or Product Photography

Mixing fire with anything highly flammable seems like a disaster waiting to happen, but it can add an interesting twist to product or still-life photography if executed correctly. The movement and energy of fire can create several different effects, from light trails to rippling flames. This is photographer Von Wong’s attempt at creating an eye-catching […]

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Texture Photography Effects

Texture Photography Effects

Have you ever planned out a photo walk, only for it to be spoiled by less-than-optimal conditions? In this video, Gavin Hoey explains how to come up with a great photograph by creating one with the use of textured images layered over an otherwise boring photo: He shoots the same subject, a stack of pebbles, using […]

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How to Use a Sun Bouncer or Reflector for Action Sports Photography

How to Use a Sun Bouncer or Reflector for Action Sports Photography

Using a reflector such as a sun bouncer is an effective way to light a subject. Photographer Leo Rosas explains how you can use this tool in a variety of ways; give your subject a warmer look, use a faster shutter speed and fill in unwanted or harsh shadows. It’s a great way to test […]

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Bokeh Lighting Techniques

Bokeh Lighting Techniques

Times Square in New York is any photographer’s bokeh heaven – the stoplights, billboards, street signs and headlights make for an interesting backdrop to any photo. Whether you’re shooting wide open or otherwise, Times Square will not disappoint. Jay P. Morgan explains in detail how to experiment with different lenses and distances from the subject […]

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