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Neutral Density Filter Tips for Long Exposures During the Day

Neutral Density Filter Tips for Long Exposures During the Day

In this article, I will discuss an important topic in photography. Although this can be treated as an intermediate to advanced technique, I will try to keep it as simple as possible to make it seem like a piece of cake to all my readers. ND stands for Neutral Density ND filters are useful when […]

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Top Ways to Avoid Stock Photography Rejections

Top Ways to Avoid Stock Photography Rejections

It’s always a good idea to have multiple sources of income. For many photographers, stock photography is a reliable source of passive income. However, in today’s market, stock photography is not easy at all. For one, the market is saturated with untold numbers of photographers; and two, the standard that stock photography agencies demand is […]

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How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they got the ocean in a seascape photograph to look so smooth? My guess is that if you’re starting out in landscape photography it’s probably one of the first […]

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Photo Shoot Location Ideas in the Average City

Photo Shoot Location Ideas in the Average City

Locations play a pivotal role in adding interest to images. The background adds aesthetic value and also helps in providing context. However, not all of us are lucky enough to be living in areas with beautiful locations. But don’t let that discourage you: there’s always someplace that’s picture-worthy. You just need to know where and […]

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How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

The fans are screaming; the Bulls have the ball, and you are following number 23 as he approaches the basket. He jumps, he shoots … you score! You did get that picture just as the ball left his fingertips, didn’t you? If you got that Sports Illustrated cover shot, the ball would be frozen just […]

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Photographing Flowing Fog with a Long Exposure

Photographing Flowing Fog with a Long Exposure

Landscape photography is one of those genres of photography where everything is beyond control. You have to respect whatever nature chooses and react accordingly. This is especially true during long-exposure photography, when slight changes can cause major abberations in the final product. To give a sense of all the things that can go wrong, as […]

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Role of Light and Illumination in Photography

Role of Light and Illumination in Photography

Light and illumination are the basics of photography. The very word “photography” comes from two Greek words, phos meaning light, and graphis meaning drawing. Hence, photography can be described as “drawing with light”. As we start the lesson, I want to wish you a pleasant and illuminating session! If you ask me to name the […]

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Tips & Tricks for Creating a Photography Portfolio

Tips & Tricks for Creating a Photography Portfolio

Just like a resume outlines your skill sets relevant to a job you’re applying to, a photography portfolio demonstrates your capability as a photographer. It’s the first thing potential clients want to see before hiring you. It gives them a feel of what level of work they can expect. In today’s context, it is very […]

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Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the least of your concerns. While that might be somewhat true, many people don’t realize that natural outdoor lighting has an effect on the overall look of their pictures. […]

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7 Tips for Photographing the Magic of Autumn

7 Tips for Photographing the Magic of Autumn

Early autumn is among the most photogenic times of the year. It’s wonderful to stand outside and capture the unique greens, yellows and red that transform the trees. Mornings are crisp, it’s not too cold and the days aren’t that short yet. And since autumn is upon us, today we have photographer Nigel Danson who […]

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