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Tips for Taking Photos from an Airplane

Tips for Taking Photos from an Airplane

Have you ever looked out of the window of an airplane? Now you would wonder why I am asking this strange question. Have you looked out of an airplane window and remarked about the beauty. Have you ever wanted to capture those moments? Well now you can capture those memories. Here are a few tips […]

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Light Writing Photography Tutorial at Night

Light Writing Photography Tutorial at Night

Long exposure photography allows you to create images that our eyes cannot recreate naturally. In this video, photographer Gabriel Biderman from B&H takes you through the fun world of light writing in a dark environment. Join him as he shows you how easy it is to generate unique images in no time: Light Writing vs. […]

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15 Weekend Photography Project Ideas

15 Weekend Photography Project Ideas

If you’re interested in improving, or if you’re just looking for a fun activity, why not take on a weekend project? By choosing a specific project for the weekend you can focus on something that will give you a new experience, teach you something new, or improve your skills in a certain area. In this […]

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Crop Factor Explained in Plain English

Crop Factor Explained in Plain English

Crop factor is a term that is thrown around in photography quite a lot. You’re bound to hear it quite often when you ask for advice on composition, compatible lenses for your camera, field of view, and so on and so forth. As a beginner, it’s imperative that you have a good understanding of crop […]

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10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a newish specialist trend toward monochrome sensors, digital black and white starts with the color information collected by the Bayer filter in front of the sensor, and this […]

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Landscape Photography: The Worst Habits to Avoid

Landscape Photography: The Worst Habits to Avoid

Have you ever felt that no matter how hard you try, your photography simply doesn’t improve? You might be practicing something wrong without even realizing it. To help you overcome any bad habits you’ve developed as a landscape photographer, Mark Denney has put together this video highlighting his 9 worst habits: Denney ranks his worst […]

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The First Step to a Quality Portrait

The First Step to a Quality Portrait

As a portrait photographer, you probably know how difficult it is sometimes when you try to improve your pictures with the right pose. Portrait photography can be quite challenging sometimes, especially when your mind goes blank and your creative ideas run amok. In contrast, action photos are much simpler to take. The mood of the […]

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Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tutorial

Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tutorial

Ever had a filter stuck to the front of your favorite lens? It’s like your best lens is stopped down in perpetuity or a programmed to polarize even in overcast conditions. The usual attempt to dislodge the filter is to twist, smack it on a hard surface in frustration, or try to use pliers, leading […]

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Tips for Maintaining Creativity as a Photographer

Tips for Maintaining Creativity as a Photographer

As photographers it is pretty much in our job description to produce creative and inspiring work. If your income is based around photography then you know creativity sells. However, there’s always a point in time when creativity is low—writers call it ‘writer’s block’. So how do we combat this unwelcome phenomenon? Luckily there are a […]

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How to Create Hard Light With a Softbox

How to Create Hard Light With a Softbox

We generally use softboxes to create soft light that beautifully wraps the subject. But, having the word soft in its name doesn’t necessarily mean that it always produces soft light. Photographer Daniel Norton from Adorama talks more about this concept and shares how you can create hard light using softbox: Generally, a softbox produces soft […]

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