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How to Direct a Viewer’s Eyes in Photography

How to Direct a Viewer’s Eyes in Photography

How do you lead your viewer to your intended subect in an image? Photographers often make the cardinal mistake of using props or asking the model to wear something really bright. Or when shooting landscapes, exposing for the ground rather than the sky. David Bergman from Adorama explains how to make sure your viewer looks […]

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How to Set Up a Nighttime Portrait in 9 Seconds

How to Set Up a Nighttime Portrait in 9 Seconds

Nine seconds. That’s all the time you have to set up a portrait of the bride and the groom. A tired bride and groom, at that. You have to be precise about the exposure, the light, and the pose. You also need to make sure that you don’t fool around and make an already long […]

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Photography Tips for Cold Weather

Photography Tips for Cold Weather

Shooting in cold weather is always challenging. If it’s not the weather alone, the impact it has on photography gear and the lack of contrast can put many photographers off. But winter doesn’t mean that you have to stay indoors. B&H shares these tips to help you along the way: Dress Appropriately Whatever you do, […]

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How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photos

How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photos

The word bokeh, which has been taken from the Japanese dictionary, means blur or out of focus. But the word assumes a much larger definition when used in the context of photography. Suddenly blur is good and background blur is ‘bokehlicious’. But how do you capture bokeh? How do you make your background (and/or foreground) […]

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How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

Your long lens is a versatile tool. That is, if you know how to get the most out of it. When we talk about a long lens we usually talk about wildlife and birding and those sort of things. But did you know you can also shoot things that are much closer to you? Butterflies, for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Auto Exposure Bracketing

Everything You Need to Know About Auto Exposure Bracketing

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is an excellent—yet surprisingly overlooked—feature on most DSLR cameras. Few people know about it and even fewer actually use it. In this video, Mark Wallace explains the nuances of auto exposure bracketing. Let’s delve right into the what, why, and how:  What is Auto Exposure Bracketing? Auto exposure bracketing, or simply […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Golden Mountains of Leh

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Golden Mountains of Leh

Ladakh’s topography is eerily similar to that of Tibet. The barren, mountainous region forms a part of the northern-most state of India: Jammu & Kashmir. Stunning snow-clad mountains, barren valleys, colossal Buddhist monasteries, and probably the friendliest of people living in the harshest of places on the face of the earth. Road routes to Ladakh […]

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Learn How to Use ND and Graduated ND Filters

Learn How to Use ND and Graduated ND Filters

You’re probably already aware of filters and the amazing creative potential they bring to your photography. A lot has already been written on this website about different types of filters and their specific uses. If you’re still trying to figure out if you need one, Doug McKinlay shares this informative video. By the end of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Vortex of Light

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Vortex of Light

Chris Matthew Brady’s images are filled with the kind of stuff that makes up a kid’s dream. Dinosaurs, lasers, fires and spinning stars in the sky—you couldn’t ask for more. This particular image by Brady, however, was about glow sticks and burning steel wool: Brady explains, “This is me swinging a string of glow sticks […]

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4 Reasons to Bring Your Tripod When You Travel

4 Reasons to Bring Your Tripod When You Travel

International flights have strict baggage limitations. Anything over and above and you have to pay extra. It is thus imperative for a traveler to pack carefully to stay within the limits set by airlines. But why are we even talking about something unrelated to photography? Because, baggage regulations severely limit what photography equipment you can […]

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