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Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Color is one of the most obvious elements of composition. Everyone knows that intense colors make people take notice of your images. Ever wonder why there are so many sunset and flower shots? Color is the reason. Color has a couple of functions in photographs. First, color grabs the attention of the viewer. Perhaps, because […]

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Sunset Photography: 10 Tips for Better Results

Sunset Photography: 10 Tips for Better Results

Sunset and sunrise: the two most commonly taken photos across the world. Tourists, amateurs, and even professionals patiently wait to take photos of the sunset or sunrise at major tourist destinations. However, you don’t want your image to end up like every other postcard shot, do you now? Photographer Rick Sammon shares 10 important tips […]

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Christmas Light Photography Tips

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often explained in terms of the rites of the particular culture, most scholars agree that the lights came first; the explanations followed. After all, since humans gained control of fire, […]

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Dynamic Symmetry: The Baroque Diagonal for Composition

Dynamic Symmetry: The Baroque Diagonal for Composition

Artists put considerable effort into deciding on their compositions. Besides visual judgement, artists are also influenced by geometrical relationships. Simply put, dynamic symmetry is a grid system which is geometrically designed to promote continuity, flow, rhythm, and balance within an artistic design. Photographer Tavis Leaf Glover explains how you can get started with the fundamentals […]

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Rainbow Photography: Capturing the Colors of a Rainbow Through Your Lens

Rainbow Photography: Capturing the Colors of a Rainbow Through Your Lens

Catching the colors of a rainbow is a magical experience but rainbow photography can be quite tricky. A rainbow is formed when moisture and sunlight interact. This need not be only on a rainy day; you can find a rainbow near waterfalls and fountains. Rainbow photography is an art that needs precision, timing, and a […]

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How to Photograph Puppies in Natural Light

How to Photograph Puppies in Natural Light

Regardless of how good a photographer is, if you were to ask for a piece of advice on photographing animals or kids they would probably say, “Don’t work with either!” There are good reasons, too. But then, the promise of a bunch of cute photos is too much to pass on an opportunity to photograph […]

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Perspective in Photography

Perspective in Photography

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos. When we see a photograph on computer screen or in print, we’re looking at a 2-dimensional representation of a real 3-dimensional scene. And that is what photography is all about—capturing a 3D scene […]

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New: Rich & Vibrant Color Photography Guide

New: Rich & Vibrant Color Photography Guide

It’s a photographer’s secret weapon! Color photography can actually change the emotional state of a person viewing a particular photograph. In this new in-depth eBook, you’ll uncover the true ‘story’ behind memorable, fascinating, & impressive color photography. We were able to negotiate a 71% discount for our readers today if you want to check it out. […]

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Useful Composition Tips for Still Life Photography

Useful Composition Tips for Still Life Photography

Technicalities aside, it’s composition that defines an image. Your viewers probably don’t care what settings or equipment you used, or how you took the image. They are more concerned about what they see, and what they see is composition. In still life photography, composition is even more important. Creating visually interesting photos out of everyday […]

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How to Set Up a Photography Studio: 6 Tips

How to Set Up a Photography Studio: 6 Tips

Setting up a home photography studio might seem like a straightforward option at first. All you should need is some lights and a background. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? The reality is once you start looking, the options can be overwhelming, as well as the price tag. Creating a successful studio to help you deliver great […]

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