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Photo Composition: How to Tell a More Compelling Story

Photo Composition: How to Tell a More Compelling Story

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. That means that your photographs should be a great way for you to communicate. The question is, do your photographs communicate the right thousand words to tell your story? Have you ever had the experience of photographing in a wonderful location, feeling eager to rush […]

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Camera Lens Focus Tutorial

Camera Lens Focus Tutorial

Focus is critical in any kind of photo. You may be able to recover some details in post if you miscalculate your exposure. Or crop the image to adjust your composition. But if it’s out of focus, there’s no cure. So it’s crucial for every photographer to understand how focus works. Photographer Micael Widell explains […]

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How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of images. Lines serve to affect photographic composition in two ways. First, they serve to create a mood. Second, they lead the eye through the photograph. By affecting mood, lines add emotional content […]

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Using a Drone to Light a Long Exposure

Using a Drone to Light a Long Exposure

Drones, in recent years, have been able to establish themselves as a popular addition to a photographer or videographer’s arsenal. The fact that they’re equally capable on the photography and videography front, makes them a rather handy tool. Then, there’s the unique perspective they allow us to shoot from, which is what differentiates it from […]

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New: iPhone Photo Editing Academy at 85% Off

New: iPhone Photo Editing Academy at 85% Off

For those of you working on photo editing, you might want to check out this course while it is on sale this weekend. iPhone Editing Academy is an online course that reveals how to use photo editing apps to make ordinary photos look spectacular. It’s designed for both iPhone and iPad. Found here: iPhone Editing […]

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Understanding Focal Lengths

Understanding Focal Lengths

Focal length is the distance between the optical center of a lens and the point where it converges a beam of light to form a sharp image. In photography, the focal length of the lens determines the field of view and the magnification of the subject. Understanding focal lengths and their uses can allow you […]

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Using a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

Using a Low Camera Angle for Landscape Photography

It seems as if everyone is trying to be a landscape photographer these days. With the advent of digital imaging and the corresponding ease in cranking out pictures, photography is everywhere. Because of this, it’s getting harder and harder to create landscape images that are different and not the same old stereotypical stuff that everyone […]

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How to Choose Between High ISO and Slow Shutter Speed

How to Choose Between High ISO and Slow Shutter Speed

When you find yourself caught in low light conditions, do you prefer bumping up the ISO or slowing down the shutter speed? Each of these options has a benefit and a trade off of its own. High ISO introduces more noise in the image, whereas a slower shutter speed causes motion blur to show up. […]

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Getting Organized as a Street Photographer

Getting Organized as a Street Photographer

I believe that editing is just as important of a skill in street photography as shooting is. We all capture a lot of junk out there, and editing is how you protect yourself from showing that junk. If you saw all my junk, you’d be able to see how terrible a photographer I actually am. […]

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Food Photography: 7 Common Mistakes

Food Photography: 7 Common Mistakes

Do you ever feel that no matter how much effort you put into your food photography, the results are not up to the mark? You may not realize it, but there could be something that you’re not doing right. Or maybe, it might be that your understanding of certain concepts is not yet 100%. In […]

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