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Aliasing in Digital Photography Explained

Aliasing in Digital Photography Explained

If there’s one thing digital photography has no shortage of, it’s confusing vocabulary words. Aliasing, which is a common word in the world of digital everything (video games, CGI, photography), is one of those words that everyone has heard but may not quite understand. And the anti-aliasing feature found on many digital cameras doesn’t do […]

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How Smartphone Cameras Work

How Smartphone Cameras Work

Camera technology in smartphones has progressed by leaps and bounds in recent years. This is a blessing for photography enthusiasts and professionals alike. The camera in your pocket helps you capture the moment even when you don’t have your photography gear with you. Modern smartphone cameras have heaps of features built into them. But have […]

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How to Do Infrared Photography

How to Do Infrared Photography

Infrared, or IR, is a form of light wave that is not visible to the human eye. In the electromagnetic spectrum, IR waves are grouped between visible light and radio waves. Being invisible, how is infrared used in photography? It is indeed utilized, not only by photographers, but by scientists and technicians as well. Infrared […]

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Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial

Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial

There’s more than one way to make a timelapse sequence. One way is to shoot with a video camera and speed up the video during post-processing. While this technique has its advantages, Daniel Norton has a better way of making timelapse sequences using still photography: Shooting stills and then converting the frames into a timelapse sequence later has some […]

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The Photography Tutorial eBook

The Photography Tutorial eBook

This in-depth photography tutorial eBook is back on sale for those who missed it last year! Previously called Landscapes, Cityscapes & Photography Tricks, the title has been updated to The Photography Tutorial eBook for simplicity’s sake. The reviews have been excellent and it is now our best selling eBook EVER. Found here: The Photography Tutorial […]

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Natural Light Portrait Techniques in a Backyard Shed

Natural Light Portrait Techniques in a Backyard Shed

Many photographers fall victim to the notion that they need a well-equipped studio with high-end lights to take brilliant portraits. However, with the right setup and preparation, you can take equally good portraits in your home studio, room, or even your backyard using natural light. In this video, photographer Irene Rudnyk walks you through how […]

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3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

This article is going to be a little different from many of the ones I like to read on sports photography. Most provide very useful tips on which camera settings work best for different types of shots. I have read others that give great insight on how to take better sports action photos. These are […]

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How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

Your long lens is a versatile tool. That is, if you know how to get the most out of it. When we talk about a long lens we usually talk about wildlife and birding and those sort of things. But did you know you can also shoot things that are much closer to you? Butterflies, for […]

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DSLR Camera Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

DSLR Camera Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

Okay, so you’ve just shelled out your hard-earned coin for a sophisticated (codename for “expensive”) digital camera. Even if you’ve done the sensible thing and purchased a quality camera bag or backpack to keep it in one piece when not in use, you’ve only taken the first of two important steps toward keeping your camera […]

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Eye-Pleasing Examples of Symmetry in Photography

Eye-Pleasing Examples of Symmetry in Photography

Symmetry is a mapping of figures in geometry, and through the lens of a camera, it’s something that puts a scene in harmony and makes the composition more pleasing to the eye. How often do we even see it? How often do we notice that the left and right side of the subject are balanced? These […]

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