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Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response

Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a photographer who always told his subjects, “Smile big for the camera.” The problem with this fairytale is that not everyone smiles all the time. Let’s say, for example, you say that to someone at a family reunion you happen to be covering, and […]

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Interior Photography: 5 Tricks

Interior Photography: 5 Tricks

Real estate photography is all about business. You often get to work for high-end clients that are willing to pay a little extra. In return, they expect equally good results from you. If you’re looking to sharpen your interior photography skills, this video from photographer Serge Ramelli will surely be of help. Here, he shares […]

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Exploring with a Self Portrait Landscape Photographer

Exploring with a Self Portrait Landscape Photographer

While smartphones have given a whole new meaning and dimension to self-portraits, serious photographers think on a grander scale. Elizabeth Gadd is a self-portrait landscape photographer who photographs herself amidst beautiful landscapes. She likes to portray a sense of contrast against a wild backdrop: “Simply put, I hike out into nature, set up my camera, […]

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Landscape Photo Editing Techniques with Luminar

Landscape Photo Editing Techniques with Luminar

Related reminder: only a little while left to Pre-Order Luminar 4 at a Discount The internet is filled with landscape photos, and more are added every day. You want your photos to catch the eye and not blend into the background with all the others. So how do you make your landscape images stand out? […]

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How to Capture More Interesting Wedding Photography

How to Capture More Interesting Wedding Photography

Weddings are exciting for the couple, their friends, and their families. But as a photographer, a wedding can sometimes turn out to be a boring, tiring day. There are certain types of shots that you must get for your client, leaving little room for creativity, the job feels routine. And that’s not how photography is […]

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Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature photography relies on your sensitivity to the natural light above all else. You have surely heard that for good landscape photography, you generally want sunny conditions, early or late in the day when the light is low and soft. However, this does not apply to every situation, and busy lifestyles do not always allow […]

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Landscape Photography: 10 Rules for Great Results

Landscape Photography: 10 Rules for Great Results

When it comes to landscape photography, the quality of the results boils down to how well you planned your shoot. When planning, you need to put a lot of thought into composing and using the right techniques. And how you post-process your images also accounts for how interesting or boring the results come out. In […]

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What Makes Some Photographs Better Than Others?

What Makes Some Photographs Better Than Others?

Art is so subjective that there is no correct answer to this question. But there are some things that can help you analyze a photograph. I find it interesting that the majority of people can tell the difference between an average and a great photo and choose the ‘better’ one, but they struggle to articulate […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide Angle Lens

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide Angle Lens

Wide angle lenses are an obvious choice when it comes to landscape and street photography. They offer a wide angle of view thereby getting everything (with a capital E) in the frame. That’s an excellent thing. However, it also has its downsides. Photographer Mark Wallace shares a few simple tips on how to get the […]

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A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography. It can bring a photograph to life, it can generate effects, including spectacular shadows or silhouettes, or it may have a distinctly negative influence by creating unwanted glare and reflections. This is a quick guide to introduce the beginner to one of the most important aspects in photography: […]

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