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No Photographer Can Satisfy Every Critic

No Photographer Can Satisfy Every Critic

In life, we always come across people who offer unsolicited advice. Some of these people are genuinely knowledgeable and wish the best for us, while many simply want to say something for the sake of making themselves heard. It’s never possible to please everyone. The same rule applies to photography. Your well-wishers who have greater […]

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Water Droplet Photography Tips

Water Droplet Photography Tips

Do you love taking pictures? If so, this is a new and exciting way to take awesome photos that will have your friends and family talking! The best part is that you can do this at any time of year or time of day, and you don’t have to leave your home to do it. […]

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Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography

Wave Blending Tutorial for Seascape & Waterscape Photography

There’s more than one way of making an epic seascape photo. Instead of just one extremely long exposure, you could blend several shorter exposures. This video by Greg Benz is a useful guideline that you can use for your post-processing workflow: An important reason for this approach (a bunch of shorter exposures rather than one […]

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How to Photograph the Northern Lights

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

This article is based on concepts from Collier’s Guide to Night Photography. Our readers can get a discount by using the promo code picturecorrect at checkout. Of all the phenomena you can view in the night sky, the northern lights may be the most spectacular. These lights, which are also known as the aurora borealis, […]

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7 Unexpected Items That May Help with a Photo Shoot

7 Unexpected Items That May Help with a Photo Shoot

This list by Peter McKinnon includes familiar items like duck clamps and gaff tape, but it also includes tools and contraptions you’re probably not so familiar with. So, without further ado, here are seven things that you should have with you at your next photo shoot: 1. Duck Clamps Duck clamps are extremely versatile and […]

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10 Tips to Improve Your Photography & Camera Skills

10 Tips to Improve Your Photography & Camera Skills

I am always looking for a way to convey a message in my photography. That often means finding a bizarre angle, a lower vantage point, or simply getting closer. But all in all, every photograph is about telling a story, and to do so, you need a connection. 1. Get to know your camera. Cameras […]

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Interior Real Estate Photography: 5 Tips for Better Results

Interior Real Estate Photography: 5 Tips for Better Results

If you’re into lifestyle, interior, or real estate photography, Mango Street has a few precise tips can help you get the best look for your photos: 1. Height and Perspective Shoot from the hip, rather than eye level. Shooting from eye level often creates unusual slanted lines in the frame. Most rooms have a plethora […]

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Light Art Performance Photography Tutorial

Light Art Performance Photography Tutorial

LAPP, or light art performance photography, is a style in which you literally paint your pictures with light. If you own a DSLR camera or even a Lomo camera, this could easily be your new favorite hobby! The crazy part is, LAPP is created with only one picture. There aren’t any Photoshop skills needed; by […]

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Using a Strobe for Smartphone Photography

Using a Strobe for Smartphone Photography

In the hands of a good photographer, a modern smartphone can be a powerful tool, enabling them to take photographs so good that one could be forgiven for thinking they were taken with a proper DSLR. But one area smartphone cameras still struggle in is flash photography. The built-in flash is never good enough for […]

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Timelapse Photography: Tips & Tricks to Manipulate Time

Timelapse Photography: Tips & Tricks to Manipulate Time

Timelapse photography is capturing the essence of time through video. Events that would normally take weeks, months, or even years are condensed into a few minutes and turned into a video. You all must have seen these videos, which show the fast moving life of cities, the vast and fast moving waters and the sky, […]

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