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How to Avoid Double Chins in Portrait Photography

How to Avoid Double Chins in Portrait Photography

The dreaded double chin. As a portrait photographer, it’s your duty to make your models look great in their portraits. Here are five surefire ways to reduce the appearance of a double chin in your portrait photos from the Koldunov Brothers: 1. Move the Head Forward Ask your subject to push their head slightly forward and […]

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How to Use the Gradient Filter in Lightroom for Editing Landscape Photos

How to Use the Gradient Filter in Lightroom for Editing Landscape Photos

The gradient filter tool in Lightroom is pretty powerful. It works and behaves like the neutral density filters that we use in everyday photography. Using the Lightroom filters, however, requires a slightly different approach to what you might be used to. Joshua Cripps explains: First things first, the graduated filter can be easily accessed from the top right Develop […]

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Daylight Long Shutter Speed Technique

Daylight Long Shutter Speed Technique

It’s easy to do long exposure photography at night. You just need a tripod and some moving lights. But shooting long exposures during the day is a different ball game. In this brief and informative video, Evan Ranft explains how you can take daytime long exposures: The Problem Daylight Long Exposures Too much light may […]

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Quick Tips for Photographing Glass

Quick Tips for Photographing Glass

Photographing reflective surfaces can be a nightmare, or not, depending on how you set up your lights. David Bergman demonstrates how to light glass: Avoid firing a flash straight at the wine glass. Direct flash results in reflections from the flash in the glass. The solution is to place the light behind the glass. A […]

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How the First Ever Image of a Black Hole Was Made

How the First Ever Image of a Black Hole Was Made

Everything you’ve ever heard about this phenomenon right from your childhood all of a sudden becomes hard fact. We’re talking about the first-ever image of a black hole: It took 10 years of planning, involving more than 200 scientists from across the globe and 50 million dollars in funding. For the astrophysicists that were involved […]

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How to Use Lens Adapters

How to Use Lens Adapters

Before you get into the whole business of adapting lenses, you need to understand why it’s done. Proprietary camera systems force you to buy lenses that are designed for that system for perpetuity. There may be great optics available on a different system, but you cannot use them unless you migrate to that other system—or use an adapter. […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Ethereal Lake Matheson

Interesting Photo of the Day: Ethereal Lake Matheson

Whenever one thinks of New Zealand, the stunning wide-angle scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy come to mind. But there is more to New Zealand than just that. This is exactly what photographer Humayun Qureshi proves with this breathtaking shot of Lake Matheson from the South Island: One of the things Lake Matheson […]

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Debunking the Full-Frame Camera Superiority Myth

Debunking the Full-Frame Camera Superiority Myth

Are you the type of photographer who swears by his full-frame camera and can easily get into a fight with anybody denying its quality? Do you absolutely and utterly despise crop sensor cameras? You may be in for a rude shock. In this video, Zack Arias explains the futility of this snobbery: A lot of […]

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Electronic vs. Mechanical Camera Shutters

Electronic vs. Mechanical Camera Shutters

Believe it or not the electronic shutter mechanism on your mirrorless camera can adversely affect the quality of bokeh (and exposure) of your photos, especially when shooting at above 1/1000 second. So much so that when using very wide apertures you’re not likely to get the same amount of exposure and quality of bokeh that […]

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How to Avoid the Most Common Photography Mistakes

How to Avoid the Most Common Photography Mistakes

In this video tutorial, photographer Jeff Cable explains how we can improve our photography in leaps and bounds, just by eliminating these common mistakes: 1. Light and Shadow Many times choosing the wrong spot for taking your images can ruin the shot, even though you are standing at a beautiful location, such as when your […]

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