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Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques can enhance the photo by further reducing contrast while looking very natural. It’s a dream of all photographers to look for the balance in lighting whenever they photograph a subject, but most […]

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5 Tips for Better Car Photography

5 Tips for Better Car Photography

Photographing a lean, mean driving machine is the dream of every automotive photographer. There are hundreds of different ways to photograph a car. In this video, Chris Hau shares some of his best automotive photography tips: 1. Angles and Positions Get several different shots of the car. Hau has suggestions for which angles work best. […]

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Window Light Portrait Techniques in a Home Studio

Window Light Portrait Techniques in a Home Studio

When we think of portrait photography, most of us think of a fancy studio session with the model surrounded by high end studio lights. But we can achieve amazing results just by utilizing the naturally available light, too. Photographer Irene Rudnyk, who loves to take portraits with natural light, shows us how she achieves glamorous […]

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New: Advanced Off-Camera Flash Photography

New: Advanced Off-Camera Flash Photography

Isn’t it funny how you can just spot pro-caliber photos? They stand out. They POP in some special way. Know why? Here’s a hint: they masterfully add LIGHT to their photos. This new in-depth course is designed to help you give your photos that unmistakeable, polished, jaw-dropping “professional” look. It is currently 50% off for […]

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How to Deflicker a Timelapse

How to Deflicker a Timelapse

When creating a timelapse, sometimes things don’t go according to plan. So while you may easily capture all the available frames you need, you can still end up with a less than pleasant viewing experience. Thankfully, your timelapse project doesn’t have to end there. To avoid scrapping the entire project, professional video producer Rob Nelson shows […]

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Landscape Photography by Moonlight

Landscape Photography by Moonlight

Moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. The mood conveyed in moonlight photography can be quite different than in other lighting circumstances. Photographing by moonlight has its own set of challenges, but with a few setting and technique adjustments to your normal shooting […]

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Evolution of Cameras & Photography with Social Media

Evolution of Cameras & Photography with Social Media

It’s fascinating to see just how far photography has come. Social media has completely changed the way we see it, and camera phones now exceed DSLR sales. Take a look at how we moved from the camera obscura to film photography to sharing billions of photos on Facebook and Instagram: This infographic from London School […]

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Understanding the 4 Primary Photo Studio Lights

Understanding the 4 Primary Photo Studio Lights

The quality and direction of light determines how a subject appears in a final image. Hence it’s essential for photographers to understand the nature and behavior of light. This becomes even more important when it comes to studio portraits because of the variety of lights used in the process. Since studio lighting can be a […]

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5 Easy Ways to Start Photo Editing in Lightroom

5 Easy Ways to Start Photo Editing in Lightroom

Feeling overwhelmed or frustrated with Lightroom? We often hear from photographers that learning to edit is one of their biggest challenges. That’s why we’ve compiled five of our best suggestions to get you on your way to editing like a pro. 1. Crop to Enhance Your Story Don’t underestimate the power of cropping your photo. […]

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Moonrise Photography Tutorial

Moonrise Photography Tutorial

Did you know that our nearest celestial neighbor, the moon, is drifting away from us at a rate of 3.8 centimeters per year? Maybe the fact that it’s moving away is motivation for some to start photographing the moon. But not to worry; it will take billions of years for the moon to escape the […]

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