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Travel Photography Slideshow Tips

Travel Photography Slideshow Tips

This article focuses on capturing photos that are your images and building them into a travel slideshow. Have a list of subjects that you can capture to use as ingredients for your travel show—not your standard travel images. A list helps you to see so much more on your travels, such as markets, artists, buskers, […]

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How to Sort Through Your Photos in Lightroom Efficiently

How to Sort Through Your Photos in Lightroom Efficiently

When you’re out photographing, you might get into the zone and end up taking hundreds or even thousands of images. Taking pictures is fun, but going through them later at home definitely isn’t. It can be a boring and time-consuming task. Photographer James Popsys shares how to efficiently sort your images and pick out your […]

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How to Expose Film Correctly at Night

How to Expose Film Correctly at Night

I wrote this article for my darkroom photography students and for others who want to shoot photos at night using film but have no idea how to do it. I know that few people these days are creating images with film and the ones that are, are either very savvy or are totally lost. Taking pictures with […]

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Underwater Portrait Photography: Behind the Scenes

Underwater Portrait Photography: Behind the Scenes

Underwater photography gives us a glimpse of a different world. As beautiful as the images are, capturing them is an adventure of its own. In this video, underwater photographer Lexi Laine shares a glimpse of behind the scenes in the enchanting cenotes of Mexico: “For me, the most amazing thing about being underwater is that […]

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13 Tips for Photographing School Portraits

13 Tips for Photographing School Portraits

Youngsters are back to school, and you know what that means—annual school portraits. School portraits can be challenging for both the kids and the photographer. Here are a few tips to hopefully help school picture day run a bit more smoothly. 1. Talk to the Kids Many of them will be frightened, and a conversation can […]

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Food Photography: Moody One Light Setup Tutorial

Food Photography: Moody One Light Setup Tutorial

Food photography is about letting viewers almost taste what they see. It requires a good deal of preparation and planning and is not as easy as it seems. This may make you wonder about the lighting setups food photographers use to make food look appetizing. But, not everything needs to be complicated. In this video, […]

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6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography

6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography

Candid photography focuses on what the subject is naturally doing and not on what the subject must be doing. It is a photo similar to that of a stolen shot. Most images taken in candid photography are of people not looking directly at the camera. Read on for five helpful tips to successfully snap a […]

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Landscape Photography: 7 Habits for Success

Landscape Photography: 7 Habits for Success

Learning from experienced master photographers is a privilege. Photographer Mark Denney reviews the common habits and qualities that appear to have contributed to the successes of well-known landscape photographers: 1. Ability to Overcome Obstacles Landscape photos come out great when the conditions are amazing. However, no matter how much you plan to shoot in “perfect” […]

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Wedding Photographer Assistant Tips

Wedding Photographer Assistant Tips

Before I go into the wedding day requirements for a second photographer, it would be a good idea to think about what should be considered before the event. First things first, you may be trying to get work as a second photographer to get started in the industry before launching into a wedding as a […]

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3 Tips for Photographing a Fashion Lookbook

3 Tips for Photographing a Fashion Lookbook

Brands and designers create collections of photos whenever they release their latest line of fashion. These collections are known as lookbooks, and they’re used for advertising and promoting products. If you have a prospective client in need of a lookbook of their own, the following video from Mango Street has some tips just for you: […]

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