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Photographing the Moon

Photographing the Moon

Darn, I missed the last eclipse of a full moon. Oh well, now I have to wait for the next one. To be sure I don’t miss it the next time, I am arming myself with this catalog of lunar eclipses from NASA. I’ve photographed the moon many times—and one eclipse in 2008. I prepared this […]

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Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photography in No Time

Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photography in No Time

This article is intended for the casual shooter who is just starting out or has been shooting for a while, but has room for improvement. Capturing portraits, especially good portraits, is no easy task by any stretch of the imagination. However, making very small changes to your shooting habits will result in immediate improvements to […]

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10 DSLR Camera Features You Should Know

10 DSLR Camera Features You Should Know

Here are 10 features of your DSLR camera that you should know. They will help improve you as a photographer. 1. Shooting Modes Aperture Priority Mode Aperture Priority Mode lets you control / adjust the aperture while the camera takes charge of determining the shutter speed, based upon the other settings (including the aperture). Adjusting the […]

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How to Photograph Birds in Flight

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Being able to capture good images using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera can be extremely rewarding. And some of the best pictures that we can take tend to be the hardest. Once we have a pretty good understanding of some of the camera’s functions both on automatic and manual mode, we can focus […]

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Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

There’s an awful lot of things to learn when you get your very first camera, especially if it’s an ultra-modern, sophisticated DSLR, with shed-loads of features. So, it’s not surprising that mistakes will be made by many a newbie photographer. Here’s a short list of ten common mistakes: 1. Flashing from a Distance Flash can […]

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Street Food Photography Quick Tips

Street Food Photography Quick Tips

I love to travel. I love the whole idea of soaking in new cultures, meeting people, trying out new delicacies and savoring the sights, sounds and smells of a land I am visiting. If I could do one thing, that would be to travel and live out of a suitcase for the rest of my […]

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Character Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques

Character Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques

Capturing character through portraits has always been a real and true representation of people photography. The magazines always show us perfection by misrepresenting the imperfections of models and actors and other celebrities. Character portraits capture reality and the essence of the subject. So how do we go about capturing a true character photo that is […]

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Travel Photography: Planning & Documenting

Travel Photography: Planning & Documenting

Travel photography is quite different from other photographic endeavors, especially if you plan to make a living from it. Most successful travel photographers are writers as well. Actually in the print world, you can’t separate words from pictures. They complement each other. What the picture can’t show, the words explain in greater detail. So it’s […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Photography Talent Sharp

5 Ways to Keep Your Photography Talent Sharp

There are so many rewarding aspects in life, and one of them is growing in something you love, something that you’re good at. Not only do we feel a sense of accomplishment, but we feel larger on the inside. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an enthusiastic hobbyist with a knack for photography, improving your […]

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Photography White Balance: A Beginner’s Guide

Photography White Balance: A Beginner’s Guide

Have you ever noticed how sometimes you’ve taken a shot and there’s a weird color coming out in it? A yellow, blue, perhaps orange look to the photo? We all have, and when we first start out in our photographic journey it can be a bit of a struggle to understand why this is happening. […]

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