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Blinkies in Photography

Blinkies in Photography

Technically known as overexposure highlight warnings or highlight alerts, blinkies perform a basic function. They indicate the areas in an image where the highlights have been clipped. Steve Perry explains how your understanding of blinkies can improve your photography: Most modern day cameras do very well at recovering underexposed images. You can easily recover shadow […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Downpour in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Interesting Photo of the Day: Downpour in Dhaka, Bangladesh

When it rains, most of us would prefer to be somewhere safe; taking the camera out becomes out of question. However, when you look at it, rainy conditions are one of the best if you’re a street photographer looking to capture a story full of emotions and mood. Besides your subject, the raindrops, the lighting, […]

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Headshot Photography: Quick Tips from a Pro

Headshot Photography: Quick Tips from a Pro

When taking headshots, it’s essential that your subjects look composed and confident. And as a photographer, it’s your duty to make sure that happens. In this video by B&H, portrait photographer Peter Hurley shares five pro tips to help you take better headshots: 1. Keep it Simple When taking headshots, the key is to keep […]

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Street Photography: 7 Important Camera Settings

Street Photography: 7 Important Camera Settings

Your camera settings often determine how well you are able to capture any given moment. When it comes to street photography, that single moment is everything. Naturally, then, anyone looking to improve their street photography might wonder about what camera settings to use. Thankfully, we have the right video for you: photographer Lukasz Palka from […]

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Foggy Woodland Photography with a 35mm Film Camera

Foggy Woodland Photography with a 35mm Film Camera

When cameras went digital, they brought a paradigm shift. Suddenly, users were able to instantly preview their images. Film photographers had to wait at least a few days before they could see their images. Many photographers naturally switched to digital and haven’t looked back. But have you ever wondered how it’d feel for someone who […]

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Photography Exercise: Try Using Just One Focal Length

Photography Exercise: Try Using Just One Focal Length

The key to developing yourself as a photographer is consistency Photographer James Popsys shares an exercise that you can practice to improve your photography. Luckily, it doesn’t involve push-ups: See Creatively When you limit yourself to a single focal length, whether it be by using a prime or a zoom lens, you need to work […]

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Phase vs Contrast Autofocus Systems on Cameras

Phase vs Contrast Autofocus Systems on Cameras

When camera manufacturers come out with a new camera, they don’t miss out on highlighting their focusing systems. Some cameras flaunt their Phase Detect Autofocus (PDAF) system with a massive number of focusing points, while others have a hybrid autofocus system that also includes Contrast Detect Autofocus (CDAF). But, do you understand how each of […]

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Light Painting in Night Photography Tutorial

Light Painting in Night Photography Tutorial

Light painting is a technique used in long exposure photography. While the shutter is open, you use a handheld light source to “paint” over areas, adding light. Photographer Gabe Biderman with B&H has put together this informative video that teaches you how to light paint: Light Painting Equipment You don’t need high-end equipment for light […]

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Photography: Investing Your Time

Photography: Investing Your Time

Like any form of art, photography is something that you can’t master overnight. It is indeed a real challenge to become good at photography, and it definitely requires persistence. Photographer James Popsys discusses how you can invest your time to master photography in 10,000 hours: Yes, 10,000 hours is a lot of time. There’s no […]

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Zone Focus Tutorial for Street Photography

Zone Focus Tutorial for Street Photography

If you’ve ever tried your hand at street photography, you know how fast-paced this genre is. People move in all directions and actions happen spontaneously. You need to go with the flow and always be ready to take photos.  This is where zone focusing comes in handy. Street photographer Jonathan Paragas shows how to master […]

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