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Sparkler Photography in a Home Studio Tutorial

Sparkler Photography in a Home Studio Tutorial

Don’t you just hate it when you find yourself trapped inside because of the weather? A good day for photography wasted. But you can still use your creative ideas indoors and get some interesting shots. In this video, Gavin Hoey from Adorama shares his tips for creating simple, beautiful sparkler shots using a light bulb […]

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How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

How to Capture and Stitch Panoramas

Capturing and creating panoramas can be as easy as following three simple steps or can become a nightmare if done wrong. Great panoramas will be created if you decide to spend the extra time and follow some recommendations. Photoshop will stitch your images together, without your intervention, simply by using the function ‘Photomerge’. So let’s […]

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3 Factors That Control Depth of Field

3 Factors That Control Depth of Field

When we hear the phrase depth of field, most of us instantly relate it to aperture. Yes, aperture plays an important role in controlling depth of field, but it’s not the only factor.¬†Adorama‘s Mark Wallace explains that there are three main factors that control how much of an image is in focus: 1. Aperture The […]

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10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

Cities are not only home to many people’s residences, businesses and offices – they are also full of energy, power and vitality. There are many things that make a city great and capturing the true essence of a city in one single photograph is a very hard thing to do. The main thing that encapsulates […]

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How to Approach Strangers for Street Portraits

How to Approach Strangers for Street Portraits

One of the greatest hurdles any street photographer has to overcome is learning how to approach strangers. In fact, the prospect of talking to new people can be so overwhelming that some photographers avoid it at all costs. While it’s natural to feel anxious approaching someone that you don’t know, gaining the confidence to do […]

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Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light painting is a fun photography technique where photographers use camera flashes, flashlights, and spotlights to paint light in a scene. It can easily qualify as the best/most fun night photography technique. Although many photographers have attempted it before, only a few have mastered the technique. Below are some very useful tips to consider when […]

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Fall Photography: 6 Quick Tips

Fall Photography: 6 Quick Tips

Fall is a great time for outdoor photography. Nature undergoes a beautiful change in color, making the surroundings vibrant. Even the lighting gets a whole lot better during autumn, giving us photographers a great opportunity. In this video, photographer David Flores from B&H shares six tips on how to take great fall photos that will […]

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The Photography Tutorial eBook Pre-Black Friday Sale

The Photography Tutorial eBook Pre-Black Friday Sale

With Black Friday quickly approaching, we are starting a list of all the great deals we can find for photographers starting with this one. Over 250 pages of insider tips & techniques to take better photos in any conditions. Currently 60% off until midnight on Black Friday – it’s the best price of the year […]

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How to Use Bed Sheets as Photo Studio Backgrounds

How to Use Bed Sheets as Photo Studio Backgrounds

A background plays an important role in studio photography. It defines the tonality and sets the mood. Studio photographers typically use expensive fabric as backgrounds for portraits for their quality and other benefits. But if you’re on a budget, using a bed sheet can be a good alternative. In this video, Gavin Hoey from Adorama […]

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How to Take Great Nature Photos

How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. So many factors come into […]

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