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Composition Techniques With a Street Photographer at the Beach

Composition Techniques With a Street Photographer at the Beach

Working with the principles of composition as the foundation for your photos can save you a lot of time and energy in post-processing. If you’re shooting with film, you’ll save a lot of wasted photos. If you’re shooting in digital, you ‘ll save yourself the time and hassle of going through 20 photos of the […]

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Outdoor Maternity Photography Lighting Techniques

Outdoor Maternity Photography Lighting Techniques

The sun is one of our most vital elements when shooting natural outdoor shots, but it doesn’t always cooperate. Sometimes our timing is off or the elements are just not working out, but either way there’s a great on-location work around which wedding photographer Pyre Jirsa explains in this video tutorial: As the video demonstrates, we need […]

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Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories?

Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories?

We’ve often heard from such renowned photography contest judges as those from National Geographic that they want their submitted photos to “tell a story,” but is photography really about storytelling? This is the topic photographer and filmmaker Ted Forbes explores in the video below: Technical elements aside, most of us can agree that photography is many […]

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The Potential Downside of Your Photos Going Viral

The Potential Downside of Your Photos Going Viral

Photojournalist Nina Berman wanted to bring more awareness to the “deep and lasting human cost of war,” shedding light on a topic that she felt many people were trying to hide. As a result, she photographed many, many veterans of war, including the deeply impactful photo featured in this story—that of a newlywed couple who […]

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How to Light On Location Portraits With Horses

How to Light On Location Portraits With Horses

When shooting on location, the best of plans don’t always work out—especially when working with animals. That’s why it’s important to make sure you have the right gear with you. In the video below, award-winning photographer Bobbi Lane takes us through her gear choices as she does a beautiful photo shoot with horses: While it […]

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Trick Photography Techniques With a Smartphone

Trick Photography Techniques With a Smartphone

Ever wish you could do a bit of magic with your camera? Maybe create a scene that you know is impossible in real life but looks real to the viewer? Or maybe you enjoyed some of the special effects in your favorite Godzilla or Star Wars movies? Either way, the “magic” involved is often incredibly […]

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How This Fashion Photographer Got Started in the Industry

How This Fashion Photographer Got Started in the Industry

Breaking into the photography industry can be tricky at best, and many burgeoning photographers want to know just how to do it. In fact, acclaimed fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski says that it’s the question his students ask him the most: “How did you get started?” To answer this, Lubomirski goes on a rather whimsical walking […]

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How to Use DIY Gobos for Great Lighting in a Home Portrait Studio

How to Use DIY Gobos for Great Lighting in a Home Portrait Studio

Tired of shooting the same ol’ portrait style over and over again but unsure of what you can do in studio without investing in more equipment? Consider this DIY technique from photographer Gavin Hoey that allows you to create amazing shadows using simple things you can find around the house: There are a number of […]

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How to Edit a Vintage Film Style in Photoshop

How to Edit a Vintage Film Style in Photoshop

The days of film may be over (mostly), but that doesn’t mean you have to forego some of the beautiful, iconic looks film photography has to offer. Adding a “dark film” look to your photos is both easy and fun. And in this tutorial by Aaron Nace, you’ll also learn a lot about using Photoshop’s Levels […]

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How to Extend Your Sunset Shooting With Strobe Lighting

How to Extend Your Sunset Shooting With Strobe Lighting

Most of us know that the golden hour is one of the best times for outdoor photography, but what happens when the light fades just a little too much? Do we call it a day? Not according to Jay P. Morgan. Just bring along a Speedlite or two and a Pocket Wizard, and you’ll find your window […]

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