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Bridesmaid Photography Tips at a Wedding

Bridesmaid Photography Tips at a Wedding

Bridesmaids are undoubtedly an important part of a wedding and this holds equally true for a wedding photographer. Bridesmaids are important for a photographer from two perspectives. One, they are close friends of the bride, so it would be a very bad idea to miss them out. Second, they add certain charm to the ceremony […]

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5 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography

5 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography

Photography is all about playing with light and shadows. The way you illuminate your subject will decide your results. Using the right photographic technique can certainly make a lot of difference in your photographs. Even if you’re not a professional photographer and you only use your camera on weekends, you still want to take best […]

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How to Create a Strip Light Modifier for Speedlights

How to Create a Strip Light Modifier for Speedlights

Light saber style strip lights are not new. There are some good choices available on the market right now. But none of these are quite that effective when it comes to absolute shooting convenience. Joe Edelman decides to build one himself: The main issue with many strip lights, aside from cost, is that they don’t […]

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Street Photography: 7 Steps to Success

Street Photography: 7 Steps to Success

Have you ever tried taking a picture of a friend and told her to “just act natural?” While attempting to take the second shot, did your friend look right into the camera? Have you ever wondered how street photographers manage to capture candid shots of their subjects? Most of the people in street photos seem […]

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How to Avoid Harsh Light When Using a Flash

How to Avoid Harsh Light When Using a Flash

Learning to manipulate camera flash can be tricky for photographers who deal with harsh light or are inexperienced with a speed light. David Bergman from Adorama shares helpful instructions on how to capture soft light using flash bounce or a white flash card: The main aspect to remember with camera flash is that the light […]

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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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Quick Corporate Headshot Photography Tips & Techniques

Quick Corporate Headshot Photography Tips & Techniques

If you’re looking to break into shooting corporate headshots, speed and accuracy are essential ingredients for success. Jay P. Morgan shows how you can take three different styles of professional corporate headshots in just 30–45 minutes: You may be wondering why you need three different styles. Shooting three looks gives more choice for the final image, and […]

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A Comprehensive Introduction to Street Photography

A Comprehensive Introduction to Street Photography

Often overlooked, street photography has seen a big resurgence over the last ten years. Like many others, you may have been naturally drawn to photographing in the streets before ever hearing the term, or you might have been brought into it from seeing it on the Internet or from some of the many fascinating documentaries […]

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Differences Between Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

Differences Between Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

The good thing about technologies is that they keep on changing for the better. Just a few decades ago, photographers debated whether going digital would really be necessary. Today, mirrorless camera manufacturers are claiming that mirrorless is the future of DSLRs. But do mirrorless cameras really offer such substantial benefits, and do they really have […]

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Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you can use when using natural light photography. The lighting of the sun can create many stunning spectrums of colors throughout the day that could result in beautiful photos. However, with this […]

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