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🌔 Using Moonlight for Landscape Photography

🌔 Using Moonlight for Landscape Photography

Have you ever been at a location late into the blue-hour and wondered if you could somehow keep on shooting those landscape shots? Well you can, so why not use the biggest reflector known to man and utilize the moon to light your landscape and undertake some “Moonscape” photography. In this post I will give […]

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Bounce Flash Photography Tips & Secrets

Bounce Flash Photography Tips & Secrets

Bouncing flash light is one of the simplest methods you can use to take awesome photos. Pointing the flash head straight at your subject makes it appear flat, and the resulting images often end up having harsh hotspots. When you bounce the flash, you actually multiply the size of the light source and soften up […]

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Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Landscape photography is a most rewarding pastime, but it can be far more challenging than some people imagine. It sounds so easy; visit a beautiful location, shoot a few snapshots, and come home with a work of art in your camera. After dealing with the public for over 20 years, I swear most people think […]

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The Laws Surrounding Street Photography

The Laws Surrounding Street Photography

Street photography can get really confusing as far as ethics and legalities are concerned. There are a lot of questions that can come up. Is it right to take photos of anyone in a public space? Do you need release papers to publish photos? How right or wrong is it to post photos that have […]

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5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

Whether you’ve just purchased your first DSLR or have been shooting for a while and would like to start using your camera’s manual settings, you should be aware of some of the common mistakes most new photographers make when they first start out. Of course, you’ll probably learn as you go, and most photographers eventually […]

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Photography Vultures: When Imitation Isn’t Flattery

Photography Vultures: When Imitation Isn’t Flattery

We take inspiration from many places. Every day, we come across different images; consciously or subconsciously, we take photos in a way that likely resembles the ones that inspired us. And that’s okay. When it comes to landscape photography, however, the room for creativity is somewhat limited—landscapes remain more or less the same. Unfortunately, there […]

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Food Photography Tips and Techniques

Food Photography Tips and Techniques

The rise of minimalist cooking is changing the art of food photography. The following is a look at some of the techniques adopted by photographers to capture the simplicity and the spirit of this modern cuisine. Whether it is because of the recession or a genuine desire to downsize and simplify, minimalist cooking has become […]

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Tips for Shooting Landscape Photos in Heavy Rainfall

Tips for Shooting Landscape Photos in Heavy Rainfall

A major challenge with landscape photography is how we are totally at nature’s mercy. The weather, lighting and subject aren’t under our control. Rain in particular is a common factor that frequently shows up to cause trouble. Working in the rain makes everything so much more difficult; to add to the misery, we have to […]

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4 Basic Steps to Take a Star Photograph

4 Basic Steps to Take a Star Photograph

Knowing how to take a good picture of the stars is not as complicated as it may seem. Now, there are things that would obviously make it easier to take the pictures, for instance having a telephoto or zoom lens would be very beneficial. But in the following steps you will learn the basics for […]

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Tips on How To Photograph Food Like a Pro

Tips on How To Photograph Food Like a Pro

Food photography means business. The photos that you take must be able to invoke hunger – the ultimate goal is to make the viewers’ mouth water. Taking such photos is not an easy job, but it’s nothing near impossible either. In this video, photographer Thomas Manning from Epic Light Media shares some tips and tricks […]

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