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How to Use a Mirror for Creative Portrait Photography

How to Use a Mirror for Creative Portrait Photography

Work gets tough for photographers when there are shiny surfaces involved. Mirrors, for example, cause glare and produce stray light. But when used carefully, mirrors can make for great images. Photographer Daniel Norton from Adorama demonstrates how you can use a mirror creatively for a portrait shoot: Lighting Setup For the purpose of this photo […]

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Landscape Photography with a Telephoto Lens: 5 Reasons to Try

Landscape Photography with a Telephoto Lens: 5 Reasons to Try

When we think of landscape photography, the lens of choice is almost always on the wider side. Wider lenses allow you to include more of the scene in the shot. But photographer Jay P. Morgan has some other ideas. He proposes the idea of using a telephoto zoom lens for landscape photography and givesĀ five reasons […]

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Flash and the Sunny 16 Rule

Flash and the Sunny 16 Rule

The concept of using flash in broad daylight confuses a lot of budding photographers. Why use flash when you already have abundant natural light? The answer is simple. While you can’t control natural light directly, you can control artificial lighting. In this video, photographer Zach Gray shares some tips on how to use flash to […]

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How to Give Your Photos a Warm Vintage Film Style

How to Give Your Photos a Warm Vintage Film Style

Older images have a distinct look. Colors appear warm and the image lacks true blacks, creating a slightly washed out look. This dated look is vastly popular even today and that’s why photo sharing platforms such as Instagram have built-in vintage filters. While many presets are readily available, why not learn how to do it […]

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Making the Most of Light in Landscape Photography

Making the Most of Light in Landscape Photography

Photographers are obsessed with light. The type of lighting that is available determines the mood and look of their photographs. While studio photographers have the flexibility of modifying light according to their needs, landscape photographers don’t have that luxury. Landscape photographers tend to be patient with light and wait for the right light before taking […]

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DIY Timelapse Rig for Smartphones

DIY Timelapse Rig for Smartphones

Timelapse photography lets us speed through time. And as with any other cinematic content, if you’re able to add in some camera movement, the results look even better. Don’t worry if you’re on a budget. COOPH shows you how to make a DIY timelapse rig for smartphones using inexpensive household items: DIY Timelapse Rig Supplies […]

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Off-Camera Flash Photography on a Budget

Off-Camera Flash Photography on a Budget

Using cheap gear for a photo shoot doesn’t mean you’ll end up with cheap quality images. You may have some limitations but the end result depends on your skill and how you make use of the tools at your disposal. Photographer Francisco Joel Hernandez demonstrates how you can take great images on a budget using […]

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On-Axis Fill Lighting Tutorial for Portraits

On-Axis Fill Lighting Tutorial for Portraits

Mastering light means enabling yourself to get fantastic images by making conscious changes to your lighting setup and camera settings. By understanding light, you can extract amazing results to make yourself stand out from the rest. Photographer David Bergman from Adoroma demonstrates how you can add a punch to your regular portraits by using on-axis […]

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Understanding Bit Depth in Image Files

Understanding Bit Depth in Image Files

Terms like 8-bit, 10-bit, and 14-bit are commonly used in camera forums. But do you understand what bit depth really is and how it affects images? Here’s a short video from ZY Productions explaining everything you need to know about bit depth: Bit depth (not to be confused with bit rate) relates to the amount […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Pair of Aces

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pair of Aces

Patience is key in photography. Sometimes you need to wait for the action to happen and sometimes for the right light. You’d expect a posed studio shot to be over within a few minutes. But that was not the case with the following image by Peter Lindgren. As he explains, it took him over one […]

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