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Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography (Video Tutorial)

Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography (Video Tutorial)

There’s more than one way of making an epic seascape photo. Instead of just one extremely long exposure, you could blend several shorter exposures. This video by Greg Benz is a useful guideline that you can use for your post-processing workflow: (for those of you reading this by email, the video tutorial can be watched […]

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How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

Studio lighting is becoming predictable. All the more reason to leave no stone unturned while experimenting with your lighting. Daniel Norton breaks out something that you won’t quite associate with still photography—a spotlight: The Altman Spotlight has been modified to work with a Speedotron Pack. The idea was to project the light through a small hole […]

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How to Take Photos with a Shiny Background

How to Take Photos with a Shiny Background

Shooting photos against a shiny backdrop presents some pretty tough challenges, as well as some interesting results. A shiny surface reflects light and exposes anything that might be located behind the camera—something you definitely don’t need in your portraits. Luckily, Gavin Hoey shows how you can successfully pull off using a shiny surface in your […]

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Extended ISO: When to Use It and Why

Extended ISO: When to Use It and Why

You’ve probably heard that extended ISO isn’t recommended. After all, what the camera does at the extended ISO (lower) is make a software based adjustment of the image shot at the lowest base ISO. Most cameras have a low base ISO of 100 or 200. When you shoot at the extended ISO all that the […]

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Exposure Settings for Concerts & Spotlights

Exposure Settings for Concerts & Spotlights

Taking photos at a concert, regardless of who’s on the stage, can be a tricky thing to master. There are a number of things to consider. But the one thing that you need to give the most importance to is the spotlight, as David Bergman explains: Spotlights create an intense beam of light that completely […]

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How to Find Better Portrait Locations in Your Hometown

How to Find Better Portrait Locations in Your Hometown

Finding good portrait backgrounds can be challenging. If you live in a small town or a crowded neighborhood, you might actually feel limited in your options. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you show a bit of enterprising attitude, you can find some pretty interesting backgrounds around your home or right in […]

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5 Ways to Use Foam Core Board as a Photographer

5 Ways to Use Foam Core Board as a Photographer

The inexpensive and extremely versatile foam core board is a must have tool for the discerning photographer. It comes in various colors and sizes, though white and black are most used. It can be used in a multitude of shooting scenarios, and the best part is that it’s incredibly cheap. This video by DSLR Video […]

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10 Steps to Capture a Perfect Wedding Photo Every Time

10 Steps to Capture a Perfect Wedding Photo Every Time

How many steps does it take to get a perfect wedding photo? According to Ed Gregory from Photos in Color, it takes ten: 1. Camera First things first, you need a DSLR or mirrorless camera. 2. Wide Angle Lens This technique is all about incorporating more of the scene; portrait lenses and standard primes won’t […]

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How to Fake Sun Flare in Your Photos

How to Fake Sun Flare in Your Photos

There is a lot of lens technology aimed at suppressing flare and ghosting. But at times, a bit of sun flare can actually add that extra punch to a photo. You can easily create sun flare when the sun is in the frame. But what if you’re shooting in an urban environment with no possible […]

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Macro Photography on a Budget Tutorial

Macro Photography on a Budget Tutorial

The entry into the world of macro photography often starts with the macro mode on a point & shoot camera. But for DSLR shooters the it’s a bit more complicated. You’ll need either a dedicated macro lens, which is expensive, special adapters for reverse mounting a lens, or extension tubes. Adam Kappa explains how to […]

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