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Product Photography Tutorial from Start to Finish

Product Photography Tutorial from Start to Finish

Just how do professional product photographers get their amazing results? Maybe you’ve been thinking about doing your own product photography or learning how to do it on something other than the standard white background. If so, then this video from Phlearn will certainly give you some things to think about: Excellent product photography is all about […]

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Don’t Make These 5 Common Photography Mistakes

Don’t Make These 5 Common Photography Mistakes

No matter how good you are or, conversely, how new you are, there are certain mistakes that all photographers make–yes, all of them! Don’t believe me? Take a look at this compilation of five mistakes that photographers make by Tony and Chelsea Northup. Luckily the Northups give tips for avoiding the mistakes as well: Everyone makes […]

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Home Lighting Portrait Tutorial with Gel Filters

Home Lighting Portrait Tutorial with Gel Filters

If you’ve ever wanted an easy way to add color to your portrait lighting, using gel filters might just be for you. They’re easy to set up and make for some great effects. Here to walk you through the process is editorial photographer Jake Hicks: Unless you’ve worked a lot in theater or television, you’re […]

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Photography Ideas to Recharge Your Creativity

Photography Ideas to Recharge Your Creativity

Are your portraits starting to all look the same? Maybe you’ve been using the same portrait styles for a little too long and want to try something new? New York-based photographer Brandon Woelfel might just have an idea that can get your creative juices flowing again: It doesn’t take a lot of fancy equipment to […]

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Capture Perfect Exposures: 7 Tips

Capture Perfect Exposures: 7 Tips

You probably already know that your camera’s auto exposure doesn’t get it right every time, but did you know that there are some very easy ways to make up for it? In the following video, photographer Pierre Lambert sheds some light on how to expose your shots: “The more you’re in control, the better you can […]

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Which Camera Brand Has the Best Color?

Which Camera Brand Has the Best Color?

Think your camera brand is best when it comes to color quality? Even better, do you think you can tell an image with excellent color from one with inferior color quality? If you answered yes to either of these questions or if you’re simply curious, you’re going to be fascinated by photographer Tony Northrop’s brand […]

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Classic Studio Portraits Tutorial with a Speedlight

Classic Studio Portraits Tutorial with a Speedlight

You don’t need much to shoot classic studio portraits. Manhattan photographer and Adorama instructor Daniel Norton takes us through a studio setup using just two speedlights and a DIY reflector: A speedlight is another name for a hot shoe flash, a small, battery-powered flash with an adjustable head that can be either attached to your […]

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How to Use a Gray Card for Perfect Exposure

How to Use a Gray Card for Perfect Exposure

Struggling to get the perfect exposure? Or not quite sure how to nail it each and every time? Consider the humble gray card. It’s not much to look at, but it can take all the guesswork out of your exposure settings. Photographer David Bergman from Adorama explains just what it is, why it works, and a […]

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Color or B&W: How Do You Choose?

Color or B&W: How Do You Choose?

There’s something special about black and white landscapes. They have the ability to cut through all the distractions and display a beauty of form and texture that can be so easily hidden away by color photography. But knowing when to convert to black and white and when to leave an image in color is rarely […]

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3 Tips for Portrait Photography at Home

3 Tips for Portrait Photography at Home

With a little creativity, even the smallest of homes can become a great location for portrait photography. Photographers Lucy Martin and Lizzie Peirce give a few tips on how to take creative portraits at home: 1. Use Angles Whether you get up high or go down low, look for a perspective that you don’t typically see. “It’s just […]

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