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How to Photograph Fireworks eBook Deal Until July 4

How to Photograph Fireworks eBook Deal Until July 4

With 4th of July Independence Day celebrations quickly approaching, we have been receiving requests for more training on how to photograph fireworks. Fireworks photography is indeed one of the most daunting types of photography. This in-depth tutorial eBook explains the process from start to finish, everything from gear and camera settings to composition and post-processing to […]

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Professional Music Festival Photography Tips and Shot Lists

Professional Music Festival Photography Tips and Shot Lists

Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to covering a music festival than just covering the bands. In the video below, event photographer Ruth Medjber gives us the scoop on what to shoot for whom (beyond the bands, of course), and in the end, how to maximize your overall output: Music festivals may seem […]

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Tips For Better Waterfall Photos

Tips For Better Waterfall Photos

Waterfall photography is a favourite subject for many a nature photographer. In fact, a good waterfall can be a magnet for almost anyone with a camera. Like any subject in nature photography, waterfall photos also come with their own set of challenges. A beginner can be disappointed with their results time and time again, simply […]

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How to Build a Camera Obscura

How to Build a Camera Obscura

Though the camera obscura doesn’t actually record images, almost every camera in existence works on the principles implemented by it. Dating back to the 4th century BCE, artists have traced the projections created by these tools—long before the conception of the daguerreotype. Even today, it’s pretty simple to build a camera obscura of your own. […]

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The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

Don’t Read the Manual OK, I’m assuming you all know how to take a photo with your camera and have fully read the manual… …nope, nor did I! You got your camera out of its box and charged it up and started snapping on auto ASAP. I’m the same with anything new, to be honest. […]

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Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps

Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps

Shooting still life doesn’t mean the images have to be dull. You can add life and a sense of whimsy to your still lifes with a little creativity. Once again, COOPH delivers the creative goods in this video about shooting awesome still life photography with a few household items and some imagination: 1. Plan Your […]

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Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

With summer upon us, soon your family vacation time will also be here. During your trip, wouldn’t you like your digital photos to look just like the scenes did with your eyes? The good news is they can! There are several things you can do to improve your vacation photos. Even with today’s auto-everything cameras, […]

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5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

Of all the accessories out there for our DSLRs, the battery grip is perhaps among the most neglected. Easily attaching to the camera body’s internal battery compartment, this handy little attachment has a number of useful functions that may surprise you. Photographer Miguel Quiles goes through just a few of them in the following short: 1. Improves […]

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Rare Cloud Formation Over North Dakota: Timelapse Photography

Rare Cloud Formation Over North Dakota: Timelapse Photography

Mike Olbinski is a storm chaser and a landscape photographer. He specializes in collecting footage of supercells, tornadoes, lightning, and everything else that he finds interesting. He chases storms all spring across the United States. But, he usually doesn’t release his work until after the end of the season. However, this particular phenomenon is a […]

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10 Tips to Make Your Photos Pop

10 Tips to Make Your Photos Pop

We are all looking for little ways to make your photos come to life. Here are some good tricks to really help with the technical side of the camera, so you can focus on the image you see in front of you. 1. Shoot in RAW Shoot in RAW format so your image is not […]

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