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How to Photograph Waterfalls

How to Photograph Waterfalls

I love water. Coming from Ontario where lakes and rivers abound, I’d spend entire summers at our cottage as a kid either in or on the water. I’m still drawn to it like steel to a magnet, so it’s not surprising that after learning the technique to create the beautiful pictures like in this article, […]

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Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography

Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography

There’s more than one way of making an epic seascape photo. Instead of just one extremely long exposure, you could blend several shorter exposures. This video by Greg Benz is a useful guideline that you can use for your post-processing workflow: An important reason for this approach (a bunch of shorter exposures rather than one […]

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Better Landscape Photos: The Low Tech Way

Better Landscape Photos: The Low Tech Way

Photography, and in particular nature photography, does not have to be over-complicated. Unfortunately, with so many features on a new digital camera, and a manual that is impossible to read, most beginners feel much safer with their camera set to automatic. If you read that and thought, “That sounds like me!” read on. I have […]

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Camera Settings for HDR Photography

Camera Settings for HDR Photography

High dynamic range (HDR) images are taking the photography world by storm as more and more photographers are discovering the stunning images the process is capable of creating. That being said, HDR is also method in which it is very easy to overdo and create unrealistic looking photos. To do HDR correctly, one should make […]

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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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Some of the Funniest Animal Photobombs Ever

Some of the Funniest Animal Photobombs Ever

Photobombing. Whether on purpose or accidental, a friend’s or a stranger’s unexpected appearance in a picture is sure to get some laughs. But there’s something about animals doing the photobombing that makes the prank even more hilarious. Take a look at some of these sneaky animal interjectors: Has a jokester pet or wild critter stolen […]

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How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

Studio lighting is becoming predictable. All the more reason to leave no stone unturned while experimenting with your lighting. Daniel Norton breaks out something that you won’t quite associate with still photography—a spotlight: The Altman Spotlight has been modified to work with a Speedotron Pack. The idea was to project the light through a small hole […]

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Use a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

Use a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

It seems as if everyone is trying to be a landscape photographer these days. With the advent of digital imaging and the corresponding ease in cranking out pictures, photography is everywhere. Because of this, it’s getting harder and harder to create landscape images that are different and not the same old stereotypical stuff that everyone […]

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The Amazing World Behind Macro Lenses

The Amazing World Behind Macro Lenses

Macro photography reveals the mysterious world too small to see up close with the naked eye. Stunning macro photography is best be done with a special macro lens—most cameras have a built-in macro setting, but its results are usually far less astonishing. If you feel like giving macro photography a try, first check out what […]

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Reduce Your Photo Editing Time: Tips & Techniques

Reduce Your Photo Editing Time: Tips & Techniques

Don’t you wish you could spend less time going through hundreds of photos and get to the nitty-gritty of editing more quickly? Check out this eye-opening tutorial by photographers Rachel Gulotta and Daniel Inskeep. They give us a whirlwind tour of the software and methods they use to cut their editing time down to the […]

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