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Living With (and Without) the Rule of Thirds

Living With (and Without) the Rule of Thirds

For beginners in photography, composition can be a real obstacle. Even when you have all the technical skills, it can be difficult to compose a photo that is pleasing to the eye. I have news for you: it is just as tough to teach to others. That’s because composition can be so personal. What appeals […]

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Evening Wedding Photography Tips

Evening Wedding Photography Tips

Believe it or not, even seasoned photographers get nervous about certain gigs. Taylor Jackson is no exception. Though he’s booked hundreds of weddings and shot assignments around the world, when a client contacted to photograph their nighttime wedding, he was hesitant to accept. But upon meeting up, he clicked with his client and accepted the […]

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A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition

A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition

It’s easy to be swept away by the technical demands most DSLR cameras require. But as a new photographer, it’s critical that you develop your composition skills. Your ability to compose a powerful, visually captivating image is one of the most important keys to a great photograph. So how do you begin? First, let’s dive […]

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Techniques for Dodging & Burning Landscapes in Photoshop

Techniques for Dodging & Burning Landscapes in Photoshop

When capturing any image, a photographer wants the viewers to pay attention to certain things, and ignore the rest. If the viewers really view the image as the photographer intended, the image is successful. One convenient way to do so is by highlighting what you want the viewers to pay attention to, and by darkening […]

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365 Day Photography Project Ideas

365 Day Photography Project Ideas

We all want to improve our photography and create those great images seen the travel and natural history books and magazines. Yet, one of the things we lack in getting there is discipline. No hobby or career is ever achieved through laziness. Practice makes perfect. If you aren’t shooting enough images, the chances of great […]

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Spring Landscape Photography Ideas

Spring Landscape Photography Ideas

Spring is a great season for photographers. Everything seems fresh and vibrant, and it feels as if the surroundings just want to be photographed. To help you out, photographer Toma Bonciu shares some tips and ideas for photographing landscapes in the spring: Go Into the Forest The foggy mornings during springtime are great opportunities to […]

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Photography Composition – Tips For Composing Great Pictures

Photography Composition – Tips For Composing Great Pictures

Learning how to properly compose pictures can mean the difference between great looking pictures and bad ones. This article will help give you some tips to improve your photo composition and take great digital pictures. Filling the Frame & Clearing Clutter There are exceptions to this as you’ll see in a second, but generally filling […]

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Astrophotography: Getting Started Tutorial

Astrophotography: Getting Started Tutorial

In the beginning, photographer Trevor Jones made photographs with little more than a smartphone and a manual telescope. Now, he spends nearly every clear night capturing shots deep in the night sky. But for most beginners, this poses a perplexing question – how exactly did he get from point A to point B? With a […]

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Updated: The Advanced Composition Guide at 79% Off

Updated: The Advanced Composition Guide at 79% Off

This newly updated & expanded in-depth guide rolls years and years of practical knowledge, condensed into 239 pages packed with training, illustrations, and assignments. Advanced Composition goes far beyond knowing what composition is… (or, even knowing what the tools of composition are). Develop the SKILLS of anticipation, pre-visualization, and timing that are core to capturing […]

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Deciding on Depth of Field for Portraits

Deciding on Depth of Field for Portraits

Maintaining a proper depth of field is crucial in portrait photography. Depending on what background you are working with, or how much of the subject you want in focus, you will need to vary your aperture accordingly. In this video, photographer Daniel Norton from Adorama demonstrates circumstances where shooting wide open is important. He also […]

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