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15 Valuable Secrets To Success for Travel Photographers

15 Valuable Secrets To Success for Travel Photographers

Whether you’re an hobbyist photographer about to embark on a much-needed vacation with your family or an amateur professional photographer preparing for your first legitimate assignment abroad, you would do well to glean as much wisdom as possible from expert travel photographer Richard I’Anson. In the following video, I’Anson discusses the fundamentals of travel photography, including the ins and outs of selecting […]

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Why Photographers Shouldn’t Give RAW Files to Clients

Why Photographers Shouldn’t Give RAW Files to Clients

When a client starts asking a professional photographer for RAW, unedited photos from their portrait session or wedding day, things can get a little messy. In the following video, Detroit-based portrait photographer and graphic designer Jessica Kobeissi breaks down the complexities of this issue and describes the reasons why photographers should never give RAW files to clients: RAW files […]

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Building Trust: Advice for Photographing Couples

Building Trust: Advice for Photographing Couples

There’s a reason that so many professional wedding photographers offer complimentary engagement sessions along with their wedding packages. It’s a simple reason, but it’s powerful, and it’s the key to capturing stunning wedding photos: trust. Here, wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer provides basic advice about how to conduct a successful engagement session and explains the importance of using engagement […]

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Rembrandt or “Cross” Studio Portrait Lighting Made Easy

Rembrandt or “Cross” Studio Portrait Lighting Made Easy

It’s easy to overthink studio lighting and become convinced that you need elaborate equipment setups that include multiple strobes and reflector panels, all meticulously positioned and expensive to boot. However, as portrait photographer and Adobe Photoshop expert Glyn Dewis explains in the following short tutorial, making compelling portraits with just one light source is not only easily possible, but also incredibly effective. Watch his technique […]

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Creative Posing Ideas for Groomsmen in Wedding Photos

Creative Posing Ideas for Groomsmen in Wedding Photos

Every professional wedding photographer knows that exuberant (and often partially-drunk) groomsmen can be especially challenging to wrangle and photograph. If you aren’t equipped with an arsenal of easy, fun poses that will channel groomsmen’s energies into great images and inspire them to cooperate, the photo shoot might just get away from you. If you have had trouble in the […]

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Canadian Traffic Camera Accidentally Films Snowy Owl In Flight

Canadian Traffic Camera Accidentally Films Snowy Owl In Flight

January 3, 2016 started out just like any other wintry day for a traffic camera mounted above Sources Boulevard and Highway 40 in western Montreal, Canada — that is, until is accidentally filmed something amazing. Watch: The video went viral after Quebec’s transport minister, Robert Poëti, tweeted about it, including screenshots of the majestic bird. Magnifique harfang […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcano Eruption Sparks Monstrous Lightning Storm

Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcano Eruption Sparks Monstrous Lightning Storm

We recently published articles about two different instances of volcanic lightning—a phenomenon created during volcanic eruptions when ash and dust particles rub together and form static electricity. Marco Restivo documented the rare sight during one of Mount Etna’s most recent eruptions and Skarphedinn Thrainsson captured an equally epic volcanic lightning shot several years ago in Iceland. Restivo’s and […]

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28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

Like it or not, the key to your success as a digital photographer won’t be determined simply by your creative eye, the quality of your camera gear, or your mastery of lighting and compositional techniques. You’ll also need the post-processing skills to make your photos competitive in your field. Without thorough knowledge of your chosen image editing software, […]

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9 Travel Portrait Photography Tips

9 Travel Portrait Photography Tips

From Cuba, travel and adventure photographer Brendan van Son filmed this short video to describe nine of his most tried-and-true practices for shooting portraits abroad. If you’re an aspiring travel or portrait photographer, you’re going to want to tune in: Brendan van Son might not be the most well known travel photographer, but he’s definitely gathered up some wisdom from his […]

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Photojournalism: How to Connect with Subjects and Master the Craft

Photojournalism: How to Connect with Subjects and Master the Craft

Perhaps more than any other photography genre, photojournalism is about telling stories. Photojournalists often tell hopeful tales of great human triumphs, long-awaited reunions, and love, but they are often also tasked with telling the hard stories that no one really wants to hear—the ones about sex slaves and slums and struggling amputees. Whatever the story, photojournalists have to […]

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