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How to Clean a Tripod

How to Clean a Tripod

Your tripod is the most trustworthy tool in your arsenal. Who else would you depend on with your expensive camera and lens while you stand several feet away? But sadly enough, that same trustworthy tool is overlooked when it comes to maintenance. We take care of our cameras and lenses. But what about the three legged […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Radiant Flowers in Darkness

Interesting Photo of the Day: Radiant Flowers in Darkness

A dramatic Icelandic sky never fails to mesmerize. And then when someone adds a foreground subject as beautiful as this, it becomes even more breathtaking: Albert Dros shot this photo in Iceland. The bright white and yellow daisies form a stunning contrast to the darkness of the gray clouds and the overall dark palette of […]

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UV Filter Pros and Cons for Photographers

UV Filter Pros and Cons for Photographers

The use of UV and clear filters is a hotly debated topic in photography. In the case of film photography, it’s absolutely imperative that you use a UV filter, because film is extremely sensitive to UV rays. But if you’re using a digital camera, is it so important? Phil Steele shares his insight: The question […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Salt Lake City Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: Salt Lake City Fog

There is a golden rule in landscape and nature photography. Leave home before sunrise and come back long after sundown. These two extremes ensure that you capture both the Golden Hour and the Blue Hour. This image by Hansi Photo sums up this rule perfectly: To capture this stunning photo, Hansi Photo hiked through waist […]

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Effective Lighting Tips for Simple Item Product Photography

Effective Lighting Tips for Simple Item Product Photography

You can really do wonders with a simple product like a bottle of deodorant with good photography skills and some Photoshop magic. But even with Photoshop you need to have a basic workable set of exposures to begin with. This tutorial by Dustin Dolby of workphlo is a straightforward guide on the concepts of product photography […]

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How to Create Lightsaber Photos in Photoshop

How to Create Lightsaber Photos in Photoshop

It’s many a photographer’s dream come true to work on an assignment involving a Star Wars theme. The sight of Jedi knights fighting the evil forces is always an exciting thing to watch on screen, and it’s even more fun when you can recreate one of these scenes yourself: First, a few words on camera settings. The shutter […]

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How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

The histogram is a really useful tool for photographers. It can provide guidance about whether you’re getting a decent enough exposures, given the lighting and the subject. This saves you from the hassle of having to wait until you get home to check the image in Lightroom or Photoshop. If you understand how the histogram […]

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Foreground Bokeh Techniques with Portraits

Foreground Bokeh Techniques with Portraits

You may have heard that you should never put something out of focus in the foreground of your images. Some say that a viewer’s eyes will keep coming back to it, and it could become a major distraction in your composition. But Mark Wallace seems to have a completely different take on this. He deliberately uses out of […]

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4 Ways to Use Tungsten Lights in Your Photography

4 Ways to Use Tungsten Lights in Your Photography

Photographers have been slowly transitioning to LED daylight balanced lights, and there’s nothing wrong with that. They help you balance artificial light with the natural light coming through a window. But tungsten lights still have an undeniable presence in everyday life. You don’t need all your lights to be daylight balanced when shooting. This video tutorial has […]

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5 More Tips for Taking Pictures of Christmas Lights

5 More Tips for Taking Pictures of Christmas Lights

Are you frustrated because the pictures you take of Christmas lights turn out overexposed or underexposed? In this tutorial, Jay P. Morgan shares some useful tips to ensure your festive photos come out looking great: 1. Time of day is critical When shooting Christmas lights, the time of the day when you make your exposures […]

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