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Milky Way Timelapse Photography Tutorial

Milky Way Timelapse Photography Tutorial

Making a timelapse of the Milky Way moving across the sky isn’t just about pointing a camera at the sky and taking a series of photos. There is a method that requires some serious preparation and dedication. Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens shows you exactly how you can take a timelapse of the […]

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Tree Photography Tips and Techniques

Tree Photography Tips and Techniques

Nature photography is a favorite genre of photography, and within nature photography, trees are one of the most common subjects. Trees are widespread, tremendously diverse, and can make both beautiful and majestic subjects. In some respects, trees are also easy to photograph: they are widely visible and, unlike animals, they sit still, allowing you to […]

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Exposure Bracketing Tutorial for Landscape Photographers

Exposure Bracketing Tutorial for Landscape Photographers

Modern cameras have decent dynamic range capabilities, but they still can’t beat our eyes in extreme lighting conditions. That’s where exposure bracketing can be of help. This technique allows you to take multiple shots, each with varying exposure levels. You can then blend them all up to create a well-exposed image. Landscape photographer, Mark Denney […]

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Tips on Capturing Architectural Photography

Tips on Capturing Architectural Photography

Photography is enjoyable and can be lucrative. There are a number of specialized fields within the industry, one of which is architectural photography. As a specialized field, architectural photography has a small but competitive group of photographers all competing to get ahead, and photographers need to be focused. Architectural photography requires skill, the determination to […]

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Potentially Overused Photography Styles

Potentially Overused Photography Styles

Search for photography techniques on the internet and you’ll be flooded with countless articles and tutorials. The sad part, however, is that most of the articles and videos have very similar content. Beginner photographers are highly likely to embrace a similar set of ideas, and then keep using them. In this video, photographer James Popsys […]

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How to Create a Blurry Background

How to Create a Blurry Background

You can create a blurry background in your portrait photography with a very simple process. When you are photographing people, a soft focus background can help rid your photo of any potential distractions. This effect is called a shallow depth of field. With a shallow depth of field, just the face or person is in […]

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3 Steps to Change the Way You Post-Process Travel Photos

3 Steps to Change the Way You Post-Process Travel Photos

Post-processing is an essential part of the photographic process. While the process was limited to fewer people in the analog days, the scenario has changed completely with digital photography. But not everyone understands the essence of the art of post-processing. Some do it just because others do it; some do it to achieve the look […]

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How to Use a Hair Light in Portrait Photography

How to Use a Hair Light in Portrait Photography

Today’s portrait photography photo tip begins our discussion of specialty lights — specifically, the hair light. We will explore what it is, how to use it, and some precautions. So far, in our study of portrait photography lighting, we’ve learned that the majority of the time, we will use a three-light setup: the main light, […]

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Animal Portrait Photo Tips

Animal Portrait Photo Tips

No matter how good you may be at photographing humans, the story becomes altogether different when photographing animals. It’s not easy communicating with our furry friends, and they also happen to have very narrow attention spans. To help you take perfect animal portraits, photographer Vincent Lagrange with COOPH shares his method: Build a Good Relationship […]

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10 Ways To Boost Your Photography (Even If You’re a Beginner)

10 Ways To Boost Your Photography (Even If You’re a Beginner)

Are you just starting out in photography? If you are, then here’s a helpful list of pointers pertaining to digital photography basics. These pointers will give your images a massive kick start in terms of quality, and it doesn’t matter what camera you have. You can take good photographs with any DSLR camera. So here’s […]

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