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Macro Flower Photography Tips

Macro Flower Photography Tips

If you love flowers and photography, then you probably take a lot of photos of flowers. The best way to appreciate flowers is by shooting them close-up. They have magnificent details and their colors are amazing. The great thing about flowers is that you can shoot them indoors or outdoors. Some of my most successful […]

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Winter & Snow Photography: 12 Tips

Winter & Snow Photography: 12 Tips

Mother Nature can be pretty stunning in the winter. But before you embark on your outdoor adventure you may want to go through the following tips from PhotoJoseph to help keep your equipment safe when photographing snow: 1. Keep your batteries warm Your batteries will lose power faster in cold weather, especially if they are […]

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Backyard Photography Tips

Backyard Photography Tips

One of the most common questions I am asked at workshops is where I go to get my reference photos. Most people assume that I travel far and wide to get my shots. This is true; I do travel as much as I can, but the bulk of my photo archive comes from places photographed […]

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7 Photography Ideas to Start the Year Strong

7 Photography Ideas to Start the Year Strong

A new year is a great reason to delve into new opportunities. It’s like a blank canvas where you can start afresh. If you’ve been looking for some ideas to improve your photography, photographer Nigel Danson shares seven ideas to try out this year: 1. Get Out and Photograph! Sitting at home watching photography videos […]

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Top 10 Must Haves for Successful Photography

Top 10 Must Haves for Successful Photography

How did you get into photography? Can you really make a good living shooting photos? These are a couple of the questions I often get asked by friends, models, and trainees. I recently visited a family friend whose son had just graduated and had really become interested in photography. He purchased a nice camera body […]

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How Sensor Size Affects Your Photography

How Sensor Size Affects Your Photography

In digital photography, the image sensor plays the important role of capturing light. Once the photodiodes in the sensor are exposed to light, light is converted into a digital signal and an image is formed. Like film, camera sensors come in a variety of sizes. Variation in sensor size affects depth of field, the ability to […]

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Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject

Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject

There is no end to the number of beautiful flowers out there ready to be photographed. And what’s more wonderful is that they will keep blooming all summer and well into the fall. If you’re fortunate enough to live in a warmer climate, you could be photographing flowers outdoors well into the winter months–possibly year-round. […]

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Hyperfocal Distance: Where to Focus for Sharp Landscape Photos

Hyperfocal Distance: Where to Focus for Sharp Landscape Photos

Love taking photos of broad, sweeping landscapes but not sure where to focus to keep the entire landscape sharp? Landscape photographer Brenda Petrella tells us how to get the entire image acceptably sharp when there’s no particular subject in the scene: Have you ever tried shooting a landscape on f/11 or above thinking that, since […]

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Flower Photography: 4 Quick Tips for Great Tulip Photos

Flower Photography: 4 Quick Tips for Great Tulip Photos

Armed with the four simple, yet very effective strategies that I will share here, you can venture out to capture tulips, or any flowers, in a captivating and impressive manner. These quick tips can be applied to any type of floral photography, of course. By keeping these tips in mind and by applying them, you […]

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Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

How far would you go to make a photograph? For Mathieu Stern, the answer lies at the most remote ends of the earth. Over two years ago, a crazy idea struck the young artist. If glass is capable of focusing light, he thought, could ice do the same? An experimenter by nature, Stern became determined to test […]

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