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Using Eyes to Make Great Travel Photos

Using Eyes to Make Great Travel Photos

Want to make sure your travel photos have impact? Check out this excellent video by award-winning travel photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich. He goes beyond the the standard tips and in less than ten minutes describes how to add emotional weight and a sense of story to your images—all by paying attention to where the eyes are […]

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Wedding Reception Photography Tips on the Details

Wedding Reception Photography Tips on the Details

In many weddings, the bride (and team) often spend hours and hours of planning out the details of everything from the place settings to the cake. As a wedding photographer, capturing these details is essential, but often there’s not a lot of time for taking shots. In the video below, wedding photographer Vanessa Joy from […]

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How to Shoot 360 Degree Product Photography

How to Shoot 360 Degree Product Photography

Staying on the cutting edge of e-commerce means moving into the world of 360 degree product photography. But making the jump might be a little intimidating if you’re only used to 2D. Luckily, it’s not really that difficult or expensive to set up. In the video below, Jay P. Morgan from the Slanted Lens demonstrates […]

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Spring Landscape Photography Tips & Ideas

Spring Landscape Photography Tips & Ideas

Spring is a unique time for photography. The flowers are in full regalia, the trees are in bloom, and the bright spring green of newly opened leaves is lighting up the landscape. There are so many landscape elements unique to spring, it can be a virtual photographer’s paradise. Want to know some of the best […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Surreal Panorama of Lake Cootharaba

Interesting Photo of the Day: Surreal Panorama of Lake Cootharaba

Lake Cootharaba is a lake on the Noosa River in Southeast Queensland, Australia. Known as a gateway to the Everglades, this photo makes it seem like it may be the gateway to the Milky Way, as well. The photo credit belongs to landscape photographer Troy Casswell, who, along with his Canon 5D Mark II, uses […]

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Portrait Lighting Tips for Bald People

Portrait Lighting Tips for Bald People

Portrait clients come in all shapes and sizes, as does their hair. And sometimes that means no hair at all. Unfortunately, that can present a few challenges, especially that of hot spots or glare. But never fear, the courageous Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has these pointers to help you win the war on glare: […]

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A Photographer’s Parable of the Broccoli Tree

A Photographer’s Parable of the Broccoli Tree

In this day of social media, photographers have more power than they know. Unfortunately, once our work gets seen—and especially if it gets loved—things don’t always go they way we would like. Perhaps one of the most poignant examples of this is the story of the Broccoli Tree, as told in this brief but compelling […]

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The Simplest Explanation of Camera Aperture Ever

The Simplest Explanation of Camera Aperture Ever

If you’ve ever wanted to explain how the aperture on your camera works but didn’t quite have the words, or you’re looking to understand the science behind it just a little better, don’t miss this video by the folks at MinutePhysics. Not only does it give the simplest explanation of aperture ever, it also leaves […]

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Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Intentionally creating perspective distortion with a dolly zoom is a well-known technique, but understanding how it works is a whole other can of worms. In the video below, animator Jesse Agar explains in humorous detail what’s happening with your lens when you combine dolly motion with a zoom lens: The dolly zoom is the technique […]

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Tips and Tricks for Working with Children in the Photo Studio

Tips and Tricks for Working with Children in the Photo Studio

Taking portraits of children in the studio isn’t always a walk in the park. In fact, it can be one of the most challenging types of studio photography around. Photographer Jamie Hayes shares some of his tips and tricks for lighting and posing that can make things run smoothly when taking portraits of children: Even […]

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