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Foreground Elements to Improve Your Landscape Photos

Foreground Elements to Improve Your Landscape Photos

An engaging foreground element can do so much to take your wide-angle landscape photos to the next level. This is why you will constantly come across suggestions to include an interesting foreground in your images. However, in reality, when trying out this technique, it is common for beginners to spend a big chunk of their […]

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of fascination. Choosing a good subject for a wildlife photo is never difficult. The variety of characters in the animal kingdom provides a never-ending source of material. Even better, some of the best subjects can be found […]

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Product Photography Tips Using Black Backgrounds

Product Photography Tips Using Black Backgrounds

Black backgrounds have their own special place in photography. Whether it be portrait or product photography, black backgrounds add a glamorous, elegant and luxurious look to their images. But as easy as it may sound, working with black backgrounds requires you to pay special attention to your lighting. In today’s video, we have professional photographer […]

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New: Perfect Pawtraits Photography eBook

New: Perfect Pawtraits Photography eBook

You have probably taken hundreds of photos of your dog or your friend’s dog… but how many of them are good enough to print? This new in-depth eBook walks you through everything that’s worth knowing about photographing dogs. Preparations, dog handling, camera settings, experimenting with different styles, poses and more. It is currently 80% off […]

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Flash Photography: 5 Tips for Portraits

Flash Photography: 5 Tips for Portraits

Many photographers are familiar with using a flash to light their photos, especially if they are shooting outdoor portraits or wedding shots. But the million-dollar question is, are you using the flash the way you are supposed to? Professional photographer and teacher Scott Kelby with B&H has some simple yet amazing tips for anyone using […]

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Black and White Photography on Rainy Days

Black and White Photography on Rainy Days

This article is based on concepts from the Bad Weather Photography Guide and also the Better B&W Photography Guide if you want to dig deeper for further training. One of my favorite locations in the entire world to take pictures is coastal Oregon. And as sure as the sunrise and taxes, most of the time […]

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Color Harmonies in Landscape Photography

Color Harmonies in Landscape Photography

We all know the importance of colors in our photographs. We use colors to express the way we see the world. Moreover, capturing colors in their true vibrance is the passion of millions of photographers everywhere. But do we really have a clear understanding of the underlying fundamental theory of colors? Can we say that […]

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How to Keep Your Street Photo Editing Simple

How to Keep Your Street Photo Editing Simple

The essence of street photography is all about real, unplanned, special moments—going out into the world to see what you can find and relate to and bringing these moments back to share. But too often, photographers take these special moments and edit them to death, trying to over-perfect them—and this just diminishes the spontaneous, special […]

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Portrait Composition Tips with Background Considerations

Portrait Composition Tips with Background Considerations

When you think of portrait photos, you might think that all you need is an 85mm lens, a camera, and a pretty model. Simply capture the face in the frame and that’s it. You have a nice portrait image. However, the pros know there’s more to it than that. This video on compositional tips for […]

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Photo Composition: How to Tell a More Compelling Story

Photo Composition: How to Tell a More Compelling Story

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. That means that your photographs should be a great way for you to communicate. The question is, do your photographs communicate the right thousand words to tell your story? Have you ever had the experience of photographing in a wonderful location, feeling eager to rush […]

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