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Wedding Photography Shot List

Wedding Photography Shot List

For many people, photography is one of the most important elements for any wedding. The bride and groom will generally be so busy during the wedding day, that you want to be able to look back and re-live the moments at a later stage, as well as share these moments with friends and family. For […]

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A Simple Way to Create Stylized Portraits

A Simple Way to Create Stylized Portraits

Want to spice up your location portraits? This tutorial from Adorama instructor Gavin Hoey takes us through a simple setup, shoot, and post-processing session that will get your creative juices flowing. Take a look: Great location portraits generally need just three things: a good model, a beautiful location, and a proficient photographer. But that doesn’t […]

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How to do Splash Photography Without Flash: Tutorial

How to do Splash Photography Without Flash: Tutorial

When we think of splash photography we immediately think of expensive flashes and triggers. It is unthinkable to shoot splash photography with natural light. Add to that an inexpensive camera and lens, and you have yourself something that seems like a poor man’s creative setup. But will it work? Dustin Dolby from Workphlo elaborates: Equipment […]

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Night Photography Tips and Tricks

Night Photography Tips and Tricks

Night photos can be some of the most dramatic photographs that you’ll ever shoot. City lights can create a beautiful look, with the correct aperture setting. Shooting photos of fireworks is fun, but needs a long shutter opening. Capturing photos of your friends during a nighttime party requires a good flash unit. Shooting those night […]

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How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

You may be surprised by some of the creative techniques that photographers dream up to get a stand-out shot. In the following short, artist Max Bridge shows off an aqueous technique that he’s perfected to bring a supernatural feel to even the most banal subject matter: You may have seen this effect pulled off in films like […]

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Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Despite the power light has over an image, many photographers are a bit hesitant to work with artificial sources. After all, it’s much easier and less intimidating to simply use what the sun has to offer. And often times, available light on its own is beautiful. However, as photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama explains, playing it safe won’t […]

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How to Photograph Flowers

How to Photograph Flowers

When you first discover how to take photos of flowers it can give you many days of wonderful enjoyment. Flower photography is a favorite type of photography that many people love. It’s not difficult to take photos of flowers if you get all the key elements right. If you don’t have any close to you, […]

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Camera Levitation Photography Idea

Camera Levitation Photography Idea

Sometimes you really want to do something creative with your photography but nothing interesting comes to mind. Photographer Hayden Pedersen took inspiration from an Instagram account he follows and decided to take a photo of a camera levitating. Sound’s interesting, right? See how he did it: Safety note. Since this idea requires you to swing a […]

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5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

1. Three legs are better than two A tripod is absolutely essential, but rather than running out and purchasing any old tripod, I strongly suggest saving up for a well-built model from a reputable tripod manufacturer. Gitzo and Manfrotto are two that spring to mind. A tripod that is poorly built or overly light weight […]

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The Pursuit of Gear is Not Photography

The Pursuit of Gear is Not Photography

Camera companies come up with a new iteration of their cameras and lenses pretty often. And whenever they do, they make it feel like the old version is obsolete. Then there are people arguing on the internet about which camera is great and which is not. Photographer Jamie Windsor believes that none of this makes sense: […]

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