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5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

Whether you’ve just purchased your first DSLR or have been shooting for a while and would like to start using your camera’s manual settings, you should be aware of some of the common mistakes most new photographers make when they first start out. Of course, you’ll probably learn as you go, and most photographers eventually […]

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Light Trail Photography Tutorial

Light Trail Photography Tutorial

Taking photos of light trails may seem difficult, but it’s easier than expected and is based on a lot of trial and error. Light trail photos are most commonly found with car headlights and tail lights, but you can also make light trails with stars (star trails) or any other light source in motion during […]

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8 of the Most Important Photoshop Tools for Photographers

8 of the Most Important Photoshop Tools for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most well known and most commonly used image editing software programs in the world. It’s used worldwide both personally and professionally. When people see a picture they believe too good to be true, the reply is often the same: “That’s Photoshopped.” What many people don’t realize is that many […]

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How to Photograph an Airshow

How to Photograph an Airshow

Each summer, at air shows across the globe, awestruck spectators enjoy the power and precision of aerial demonstration teams and individual performers. In addition to what is happening in the air, there are often static displays on the ground. For photographers, these events provide outstanding photographic opportunities. After you shoot your first air show, you […]

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Large Format Film Camera Photography Tips

Large Format Film Camera Photography Tips

Large format cameras are often thought of as difficult to operate, but there’s nothing impossible about using them. If you’re organized and methodical, they’re straightforward, if not exactly simple to use. Many photographers find the idea of using a large format camera daunting because we are all so used to having so much automation in […]

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A Professional Photographer’s Guide to Pricing (Video Tutorial)

A Professional Photographer’s Guide to Pricing (Video Tutorial)

Let’s talk about sales. It’s not the most glamorous aspect of working as a professional photographer, and it’s a point of contention in many client relationships. But, no matter how unpleasant the subject may be, it’s necessary to talk through for those hoping to promote their photography as a business. Pye Jirsa kicks off this insightful […]

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Butterfly Photography Tips and Techniques

Butterfly Photography Tips and Techniques

As a nature photographer, the day often starts with the question: where do I begin? There are so many photographic opportunities, and it is not always easy to choose the right object at the right moment. But among all of nature’s amazing diversity, there is one species you just can’t take bad pictures of: namely, […]

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Photo Editing: 3 Common Mistakes

Photo Editing: 3 Common Mistakes

Learning how to perfect your photo edits is not something that happens overnight. However, getting past some of the most common hurdles that beginners struggle with is a lot easier than you may think. Photographer Sawyer Hartman hasn’t always boasted the world’s most impressive edits, but he has noticed some of the most frequent editing […]

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Photography Tips in a Pinch

Photography Tips in a Pinch

Good photographers try to be prepared for almost any situation. Unfortunately, if you tried to carry everything you’d need to meet every possible contingency in the field, you’d have to pack like a Bedouin trader. Many times that simply isn’t possible. So seasoned photographers learn to be resourceful. Here are a few miscellaneous tips that […]

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Portrait Photography Ideas to Try Out at Home

Portrait Photography Ideas to Try Out at Home

If you have the privilege to go out to beautiful places for photography, it does help with your work. The beautiful landscapes, and locations add to the aesthetics and make the images appear better. But, there can be circumstances when you get restricted (or want to restrict yourself) in terms of location. What can you […]

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