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Composition: When Should You Break the Rules? (Video Tutorial)

Composition: When Should You Break the Rules? (Video Tutorial)

Tutorials on composition are about as common as seagulls on a shore, but every once in a while we come across a guide that goes a little bit beyond the norm. In the following video, portrait photographer Eric Floberg adds bit more dimension to the standard rules of composition: The key to Floberg’s composition choices […]

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What is a Film Plane Indicator on a DSLR Camera?

What is a Film Plane Indicator on a DSLR Camera?

Ever wonder about that strange symbol on your DSLR’s casing? The one with the circle and the horizontal line through it? No, it’s not the alchemical symbol for salt. It actually has significance more related to video recording than to stills, but it can be useful in some photography applications. Here to explain more is […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Kangaroo Takes a Winery Tour

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Kangaroo Takes a Winery Tour

Traveling can be a great time to take photos, and photographer Greg Snell nailed it when he captured this western grey kangaroo lounging in the vineyards of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia: “It’s such a funny stance. It just begs the question… Have you been on the winery tour?” What interesting critters have you […]

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Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Made Simple

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Made Simple

Photography is all about light, and in the world of the camera that means exposure. For beginners, figuring out how to control exposure can seem a bit daunting, so much so that they often stay in auto mode and let the camera do all the work. But learning how exposure works is key to becoming […]

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8 Ideas for Eye-Catching Smartphone Photography

8 Ideas for Eye-Catching Smartphone Photography

Does your phone have a great camera but you’re not yet sure of what you can do with it? Or maybe you’re in the mood for shooting something totally different? Check the cool folks at COOPH demonstrating new, creative things you can do with you smartphone camera: While smartphone cameras probably won’t be able to […]

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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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