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How to Attach a Camera Strap

How to Attach a Camera Strap

Your camera’s strap is an unassuming, simple, but necessary and important piece of your camera that not only prevents accidental camera drops but also allows for hands-free transport. While attaching a camera strap seems like a straightforward process, there are things you can do to improve the form and function of your strap. In the following video, Warwick, […]

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Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a digital SLR, you also need to make sure that the sensor is clean. This is easy to do and will avoid your images having […]

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How to Take Macro Photos Without a Macro Lens

How to Take Macro Photos Without a Macro Lens

Macro lenses open up a whole new world of photography opportunities. Even the most mundane subjects appear interesting through macro lenses. But a real challenge when using macro lenses is with the depth of field. It’s so shallow that even the slightest movement can cause the subject to be out of focus. In this video, […]

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Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

In this article, I will cover a core concept in photography that is neglected by a surprising amount of photographers. Photography is a wonderful mixture of science and art. The science part can be intriguing and is an important aspect but not the whole of it. Techniques like depth-of-field control, slow shutter speed effects or motion […]

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What Not to Do in Your Travel Photography

What Not to Do in Your Travel Photography

There are a lot of travel photography videos out there, most describing all the things you should do to get the perfect travel photos. What many of them don’t do, however, is tell you what not to do. In the video below, Mark Harrison bucks the trend by telling us seven (and more) of his […]

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This Photography Lighting Technique Turns Day to Night

This Photography Lighting Technique Turns Day to Night

The idea of lighting a model with a candle light sounds great, but it can be tricky. When it comes to executing the shot, the light is simply not sufficient. So, how about photographing nighttime photos during the day? Photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama shows you how: When shooting in a room during the day […]

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Street Photography Tips at Night

Street Photography Tips at Night

Taking pictures at night gives an image a completely different feel because it captures different stories of daily life—sometimes more dramatic than the ones captured during the day. There is also a whole new cast of characters at night that make taking pictures on the streets after dark an even more adventurous experience in street […]

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Domestic Documentary Photography: 9 Tips

Domestic Documentary Photography: 9 Tips

No matter what genre of photography you’re into, your most intimate photos will always be of your friends and family. You may not appreciate the fashion photographs that you take now in your later days, but the images of your near and dear ones will always remain special. In this video, Andrew shares nine tips […]

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How to Fix Reflections in Food Photography

How to Fix Reflections in Food Photography

Reflections can be used to tell a story or add a sense of symmetry. They work amazingly in genres like landscape photography or street photography. But they’re not always welcome. In food photography, for instance, reflections are often distracting. Professional food photographer Joanie Simon shares her tips on how to deal with reflections on silverware: […]

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Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that they will be a major attraction, if not the main attraction, of the area. However, as beautiful as waterfalls are, it is not so easy to capture […]

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