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Black Pro-Mist Filter Effects for Photography

Black Pro-Mist Filter Effects for Photography

A Black Pro-Mist filter is something that has been in use for quite some time in cinematography. However, many photographers probably haven’t heard of it, let alone used it. What is a Black Pro-Mist filter? What effect does it have in your photos? Should you use a Black Pro-Mist filter for your photography work? Today […]

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Vibrant Color Photography Tips

Vibrant Color Photography Tips

Taking photos in color is easy, but taking color photographs with a wow-factor requires a little thought. It is vital to be aware just how powerful color can be in an image and how you can use this to your advantage. Too many different bold colors will invariably produce a confusing and unsatisfying image. Ensure […]

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Useful Tips for Lighting Portraits of Couples

Useful Tips for Lighting Portraits of Couples

Lighting a single individual to get an amazing portrait is a matter of knowledge and skill in itself. And when it comes to lighting two people at once, it can get even more challenging. Photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens shows how you can apply different portrait lighting setups when working with a […]

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How to Photograph Meteor Showers

How to Photograph Meteor Showers

This article is based on concepts from Collier’s Guide to Night Photography. Our readers can get a discount by using the promo code picturecorrect at checkout. Meteor showers can produce some of the most awe-inspiring displays in the night sky. They are created when the Earth passes through dust particles left behind by a comet […]

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How Reliable are Electronic Shutters?

How Reliable are Electronic Shutters?

The recent developments in mirrorless camera technology have surely been a boon to many photographers and videographers. They can easily help users capture better photos, but since this technology is still in a nascent stage, not everything is foolproof yet. In this video, photographer Jan Wegener explores whether the fast electronic shutter of his Canon […]

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Updated: Collier’s Guide to Night Photography 2nd Edition

Updated: Collier’s Guide to Night Photography 2nd Edition

The night sky may be the most awe-inspiring spectacle that any of us will ever see. It can, however, be difficult to capture in a photograph, as it requires specialized techniques that are rarely used when shooting images during the day. In this fully-updated 2nd edition, Grant Collier sheds light on how to capture these […]

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Photo Tips for Rain and Clouds

Photo Tips for Rain and Clouds

Many photographers resent rainy days. It’s understandable: rainy and cloudy conditions are not ideal circumstances for lighting and gear safety. However, if you think creatively, it is possible to use such foul weather to your advantage. Rain and clouds can work as an interesting element in your photographs and elevate your photography. If you don’t […]

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5 Simple Tips for Better People Pictures

5 Simple Tips for Better People Pictures

I’ve been a professional photographer for long enough now to start getting invited to judge some local photography contests. In doing so I have been struck by the fact that so many of the pictures, especially those of people, could have been dramatically improved by the application of just a few simple ideas. I’m not […]

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Why Being a Photographer Isn’t Always Great

Why Being a Photographer Isn’t Always Great

To most people who are not into photography, the profession seems glamorous and fun-filled. But only those photographers who have been in the business for a long time really know the true secrets that lie beneath the shimmery surface. While some experiences can be frustrating, a few of them can be really bad. That’s why […]

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Cloud Photography Tips

Cloud Photography Tips

From the time that I first began to photograph, one subject that always interested me was clouds. I have always loved the old black and white photographs of Ansel Adams and have admired not only his landscapes, but also the way the landscapes were made spectacular by the cloud cover in the scene. Adams was […]

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