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How Metering Modes Work

How Metering Modes Work

Every time you point your camera at something it needs to guess at what exposure you’re going for. Choosing the correct metering mode can go a long way toward helping it read your mind. So if you haven’t yet learned your metering modes and how/when to use them, take a look at this brief tutorial […]

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How to Capture Higher Resolution Photos with Your Ordinary DSLR

How to Capture Higher Resolution Photos with Your Ordinary DSLR

Ever wish you could get hi-res, super-crisp, print-worthy images on your point-and-shoot or not-so-professional DSLR? Check out this panorama technique from photographer Mark Wallace—it might be just what you’re looking for: Wallace’s strategy (also known as the Brenizer technique) works wonderfully if you have no foreground in your photo. It provides incredible detail and is […]

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An Exercise in Creativity for Photographers

An Exercise in Creativity for Photographers

Sometimes even the best photographers find themselves in the midst of something like writer’s block. All the paths seem too well worn, all the favorite haunts photographed too many times, all the models looking the same after a while. Yet inspiration can be found anywhere, and according to the folks at Canon’s The Lab, even […]

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How Many Lights Do I Need for Portrait Photography?

How Many Lights Do I Need for Portrait Photography?

In portrait lighting you can use one, two, or even three or more lights to create different effects, but if you’re a beginner, how do you know where to start? This short video by photographer Daniel Norton gives some great pointers: Key Light In portrait lighting, we usually start with a key light. This on […]

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Basic Tripod Tips for the Everyday Photographer

Basic Tripod Tips for the Everyday Photographer

Tripods seem pretty self-explanatory, yet there really are a few things that not everyone figures out—even after years of use.  To this end, photographer Mark Wallace has created this clip on some basic tripod do’s and dont’s: Key Tripod Tips Explore the scene before setting up your tripod. Once you’ve played around with the camera […]

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The Ultimate Quick Guide to Levels and Curves in Photoshop

The Ultimate Quick Guide to Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Ever wonder what the difference was between adjusting the levels and adjusting the curves? Or wonder which one you should use? Or simply default to using the levels adjustment because the interface for curves seemed a bit daunting? If any of these are true for you, then take a look at the video below where […]

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Odyssey: A Midnight Sun Timelapse of Iceland

Odyssey: A Midnight Sun Timelapse of Iceland

Iceland is one of the most mystical places for landscape photography, full of cascading waterfalls, stunning fjords, and floating icebergs. It just also happens to be one of the few places on earth where you can photograph in the light of the midnight sun, a truly unforgettable experience. But if you weren’t one of the […]

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Reely and Truly is a Visual Poem for Photographers (Short Film)

Reely and Truly is a Visual Poem for Photographers (Short Film)

If you’re a lover of master photography, you’ll love this new film clip from director Tyrone Lebon. In a mere 30-minutes, Lebon manages to exquisitely intertwine intimate interviews with some of today’s most celebrated photographers. His film provides an exploration of the nature of the ‘reality’ of photography, all within a surreal collage that takes […]

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How to Get a Perfectly Lit Photo with One On-Camera Flash

How to Get a Perfectly Lit Photo with One On-Camera Flash

Quality multi-light setups can be quite expensive, yet without them it can be challenging to get the highlights and fill we’re looking for in a quality studio shot. In the video below, photographer Pyre Jirsa demonstrates how to get a great the multi-light look with just a few light modifiers and an on-camera flash: The […]

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Easy Food Photography

Easy Food Photography

Food photography is fast becoming one of the most popular pastimes for folks on Instagram and other social media sites, and yet many folks think it’s beyond their budget to get professional-looking photos. If this is you, you might change your mind after watching this video by artist and videographer Jenny Woodward; she uses just […]

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