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Levitation Photography: Techniques for Defying Gravity

Levitation Photography: Techniques for Defying Gravity

Levitation is one of the most intriguing subjects in trick photography; it has inspired millions of people since its invention in the mid-19th century. The ability to harness the creative aspects of the photographer and combine it with real-life images has resulted in a combined revolution of art and science. One of the simplest, yet […]

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Landscape Photography: Stepping Up from the Rule of Thirds

Landscape Photography: Stepping Up from the Rule of Thirds

The rule of thirds is one of those compositional techniques that every photographer stumbles upon when starting out with photography. It is indeed a great composition guide for beginners. But as you advance in photography, it becomes necessary that you look for something more impactful. In today’s video, landscape photographer Mark Denney talks about the […]

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How to Take Professional Food Photos

How to Take Professional Food Photos

Photographing food is a lot more difficult than it seems. Not only do we have to work to get the right composition but we have to use light in a very specific way. We then need to style the look of the food in order to make it appealing. In this article I’ll give you […]

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Overcoming Issues in Photography

Overcoming Issues in Photography

For many of us, photography started off just as a hobby. A major risk that runs with activities being labeled as hobbies is that they might often get pushed to the side. Especially during difficult times, it’s our hobbies and interests that we tend to forego first. That’s why it’s quintessential that you make it […]

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Food Photography: Recipe for a Great Image

Food Photography: Recipe for a Great Image

Of all the types of photography that I am involved with, I seem to get more questions about food photography than just about everything else combined. I appreciate that not everyone who drives a car wants to know how the engine works so—with that principle in mind—I have prepared this checklist that should yield more […]

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8-Bit vs 16-Bit Images Explained

8-Bit vs 16-Bit Images Explained

This is not a discussion on the prudence of shooting in RAW versus JPEG. It’s about understanding bit depth and how it can affect the quality of your images. Tutvid explains: What is Bit Depth? Bit depth refers to the amount of information your images carry. A standard JPEG image is an 8-bit image. An […]

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New: The Creative Photography Cookbook

New: The Creative Photography Cookbook

Just released, this 374-page ebook shows you how to capture 31 creative photos that are out-of-this-world. Which includes balance, levitation, steam, fire, splashes, typography and more. While using gear you already own, from the comfort of your home. It is currently 80% off for the launch sale if you want to check it out. Launch […]

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How to do Half-Underwater Photos with a Camera & Fishtank

How to do Half-Underwater Photos with a Camera & Fishtank

Underwater photography is definitely cool. The only thing that’s stopping most of us from trying it is the level of protection needed for our gear. But, if you’re careful, you don’t need an expensive camera housing to try out this style of photography. In this video, photographer Patrick Hall with Fstoppers shows you how you […]

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3 Quick Dog Photography Tips

3 Quick Dog Photography Tips

While human models don’t always listen, it’s not likely they’ll walk off set at the sight of a sandwich or cower under a table when someone slams a door. Dogs are different. Photographers who want to successfully capture the joy and loyalty of dogs will need to employ a certain approach. Here are best practices for […]

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Street Photography Without People?

Street Photography Without People?

When we think of street photography, we think of images with people out in public going about their daily lives. It’s the people in the images that play a pivotal role in the success of a street photo. But, what if we take the people out of street photography? Can it still be considered a […]

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