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Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Photographers tend to pay a lot of attention to light. In fact, we often think of light as one of the most important aspects of photography. On the other hand, shadows may seem to be less important – simply a lack of light. This would be a major mistake — for light is nothing without […]

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How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of images.┬áLines serve to affect photographic composition in two ways. First, they serve to create a mood. Second, they lead the eye through the photograph. By affecting mood, lines add emotional content […]

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Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Color is one of the most obvious elements of composition. Everyone knows that intense colors make people take notice of your images. Ever wonder why there are so many sunset and flower shots? Color is the reason. Color has a couple of functions in photographs. First, color grabs the attention of the viewer. Perhaps, because […]

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Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that they will be a major attraction, if not the main attraction, of the area. However, as beautiful as waterfalls are, it is not so easy to capture […]

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How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the images are not sharp. To help solve this problem, this article covers seven things that a photographer can do to create really sharp images. Tripod When it […]

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Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will be ruined because some switch was not in the correct setting for what I wanted to create. I don’t want to be like the wedding photographer who […]

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Texture in Photography

Texture in Photography

Effective composition is a big part of producing eye-catching photos. It isn’t possible to carry out a comprehensive review of the field of composition in a few short paragraphs. Rather, three aspects of composition that tend to be especially important in texture photography will be covered: contrast, curves, and patterns. Paying attention to these three […]

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Tips for Creating Great Abstract Photography

Tips for Creating Great Abstract Photography

Abstract photography can create very impressive photos. However, people tend to perceive abstract images differently than other images. This is because abstract images rely more on form, color, and curves than they do on image detail. On the other hand, most photographers tend to think more about detail when considering photographic subjects. To recognize abstract […]

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Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching color is often used for this purpose. Leading curves can also be used. On the other hand, there exists a method that is often overlooked. That method is the use of […]

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Abstract Photography Tips and Techniques

Abstract Photography Tips and Techniques

Creating beautiful images is easier when you know a few photographic techniques. And that’s especially true for abstract photography. This short article covers four techniques that work very well for creating abstract images. The techniques that will be covered are selective focus, light and shadows, curves, and texture. Each one of these techniques can be […]

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