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Catchlight Tutorial for Portrait Photographers

Catchlight Tutorial for Portrait Photographers

If you pay close attention to portraits taken by professionals, you will notice one thing they have in common. The subjects’ eyes sparkle. Catchlights are the lights reflected off of the subject’s eyes. They’re important because they add life to an image. Without catchlights, a portrait looks dull and lifeless. Michael Corsentino discusses everything you […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Where Mountains Meet the Sea

Interesting Photo of the Day: Where Mountains Meet the Sea

Best known for its distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains, open sea, sheltered bays, beaches, and untouched lands, Lofoten in Norway is a place avid travelers love to visit. What’s amazing about this place is how the mountains meet the sea. And this image by landscape photographer Max Rive exactly pictures what we can expect to […]

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Why You Need to Slow Down With Your Photography

Why You Need to Slow Down With Your Photography

Today’s cameras are capable and fast. And the world around you moves fast, too. Does this mean you ought to work as quickly as possible to produce results? Not necessarily. Photographer David Bergman from Adorama discusses why slowing down can help you become a better photographer: If you just keep moving and shooting, you may […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Tornado Aftermath

Interesting Photo of the Day: Tornado Aftermath

When Mother Nature strikes, everything turns to chaos. Sometimes she seems to flip the whole world upside down. Take, for example, the time when a tornado struck Gum Creek, Tennessee, overturning a shed on Brian Vickers‘s property: Vickers took this image using his iPhone by simply rotating the phone to the shed’s perspective. “My wife liked […]

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How to Improve Your Photography Without Buying a New Camera

How to Improve Your Photography Without Buying a New Camera

Camera manufacturers do a great job of creating hype for their new products. And it’s easy to fall for it. A new camera doesn’t necessarily mean that your images will come out better. Tony & Chelsea Northrup discuss why you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on a new camera. They also share a […]

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How Shutter Speed Affects Your Photos

How Shutter Speed Affects Your Photos

The shutter is the curtain placed directly in front of a camera’s sensor. During exposure, the shutter opens and lets the light through for a length of time defined by the photographer. This defined period of time is known as the shutter speed. It is measured in fractions of a second (e.g., 1/250, 1/100) or […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Full Moon Sea Stack

Interesting Photo of the Day: Full Moon Sea Stack

We take for granted the fact that the earth has been evolving for millions of years and will continue to do so.  We can still see structures that show us how much our home planet has gone through. This image of Downpatrick Head in Ireland by photographer Max Malloy is an excellent example: Malloy took […]

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5 Quick Photo Lighting Tips

5 Quick Photo Lighting Tips

Lighting is the most important factor in photography and videography. After all, photography is about capturing light. In this video, Emmy award-winning director of photography Fletcher Murray shares five simple lighting tips: 1. Use the Subject’s Nose for Key Light Placement Note the direction in which the subject’s nose is pointing. Extend an imaginary line […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Many Leading Lines to Cityscape

Interesting Photo of the Day: Many Leading Lines to Cityscape

Amazing skylines combined with beautiful, vibrant lighting makes cityscapes fascinating for night time photography. The following long exposure of a plane flying over New York City by photographer Dylan Fraley is a stunning example: Fraley took this image with his Nikon D750 camera and Tokina 16–28mm lens at 26mm, f/16, ISO 100, 69 seconds. “At […]

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Sunset Photography: 10 Tips for Better Results

Sunset Photography: 10 Tips for Better Results

Sunset and sunrise: the two most commonly taken photos across the world. Tourists, amateurs, and even professionals patiently wait to take photos of the sunset or sunrise at major tourist destinations. However, you don’t want your image to end up like every other postcard shot, do you now? Photographer Rick Sammon shares 10 important tips […]

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