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Tips for Photographing Wild Birds

Tips for Photographing Wild Birds

An image of a bird perched on a natural looking branch, with its eyes pin sharp, its feathers details clear, beautiful bright colors, and background bokeh that melts like Swiss cheese. No doubt you’ve seen images like that in wildlife magazines or on the internet. But what if you were to be told that many […]

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Night Time Photography Tips

Night Time Photography Tips

Many digital photography beginners I know stick rigidly to daytime shots, apprehensive about their rate of success at night. If you’ve delayed taking that next step, or find you just don’t seem to take many night time photographs, here are a few common sense tips that will quickly help you on your way. Ideally you […]

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10 Popular Photography Tips Debunked

10 Popular Photography Tips Debunked

As photographers, we should definitely be grateful that we have so many resources available to learn from. There are plentiful websites and YouTube channels dedicated to helping photographers develop their photography. But you’ve probably noticed how many of those tips are redundant and cliched. Photographer Kai Wong talks about the ten most popular photography tips […]

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Landscape Photography at Twilight

Landscape Photography at Twilight

There are various phases of sunrise and sunset, however each phase repeats itself twice a day – once during sunrise and once again at sunset. All phases during sunrise are the same for sunset phases – the only difference is chronological order i.e. when each phase begins and ends. Therefore, sunrise and sunset are exactly […]

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How Diffraction Affects Sharpness in Photography

How Diffraction Affects Sharpness in Photography

Who doesn’t love sharp images? One of the factors that affect sharpness is the aperture value used to take an image. Wider apertures have less area in focus. As the aperture is narrowed down, the sharpness gradually increases, and after a certain point, the image again starts getting softer. This is due to a phenomenon […]

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The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

I know, as a photographer, that there are countless misconceptions that non-photographers (and in some cases, even photographers!) don’t quite seem to grasp. From the hundreds I could name, I have narrowed the list to five of the most exasperating misconceptions about photography: 1. Photography is easy Nothing frustrates me more than when people claim […]

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Blinkies in Photography

Blinkies in Photography

Technically known as overexposure highlight warnings or highlight alerts, blinkies perform a basic function. They indicate the areas in an image where the highlights have been clipped. Steve Perry explains how your understanding of blinkies can improve your photography: Most modern day cameras do very well at recovering underexposed images. You can easily recover shadow […]

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Developing Your Confidence in Photography

Developing Your Confidence in Photography

Some photographers are born oozing with confidence and self-belief, while others hide their pictures away from friends and family and spend hours with editing software tweaking and adapting their shots. The more they tweak, the less happy they are with the results they get. If you are one of those photographers, don’t give up and […]

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5 Beginner Tips to Take Better Photos

5 Beginner Tips to Take Better Photos

As a beginner photographer, you’ve probably gone through a lot of articles and videos on the web. We’ve all been there, and it can be pretty overwhelming. While there are a plethora of learning resources available, having a grasp over effective measures is important. To help you out in your photography journey, Kyle Taggart has […]

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What is the Slowest Shutter Speed You Can Use for Handheld Photography?

What is the Slowest Shutter Speed You Can Use for Handheld Photography?

Once you start taking photos, many things become clear. The first is that light is vital to creating a nice photograph. The second thing is that digital photography has made things much quicker and simpler. Third, we understand that proper camera usage is crucial to getting good quality photographs. As soon as these three things meet, we […]

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