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Do This and Your Bad Weather Photos Will Shine

Do This and Your Bad Weather Photos Will Shine

This quick tip comes from The Bad Weather Photography Guide which is currently 75% off until Black Friday. Also try the discount code photoholiday20 at checkout for extra holiday savings. Nothing is worse than going on vacation with your photo gear packed, and it rains the entire time! I love taking vacations in the Pacific […]

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Comparing Student & Pro Photographers on Location

Comparing Student & Pro Photographers on Location

Are pro photographers really good at what they do? Or do they call themselves a pro just because they’ve been doing it for a while? To compare the results of a professional photographer against an amateur, Jessica Kobeissi decided to go up against a photography student in her latest video. Let’s see how their works […]

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The Photographer’s Secret Weapon: Creating Mood

The Photographer’s Secret Weapon: Creating Mood

This article is based on concepts from a Photographer’s Color Guide if you want to dig deeper for further training. It is currently over 71% off leading up to Black Friday if you use the discount coupon photoholiday20 at checkout. A mood is created in a photograph when it allows the viewer to place themselves […]

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Camera Lenses: Is Bigger Always Better?

Camera Lenses: Is Bigger Always Better?

If you’ve followed the lens market in recent years, you’ll have noticed that lenses have been growing in size. It’s odd—generally, technology aims towards making things smaller. Why isn’t that true of photography lenses? And do bigger lenses even mean that they’re better? If you’ve had these sorts of questions in your mind, you’re not […]

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Mixed Media Photography Exercises

Mixed Media Photography Exercises

This article is based on concepts from The Photographer’s Creativity Catalog if you want to dig deeper for further training. It is currently over 82% off leading up to Black Friday if you use the discount coupon photoholiday20 at checkout. Creative burnout happens to everyone. If you’re feeling like your photo efforts are getting repetitive, […]

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Tips for Bold, Dynamic Urban Street Portraits

Tips for Bold, Dynamic Urban Street Portraits

Urban portrait photography is a blend of portrait and street photography, but it’s also quite different from either genre. You retain the freedom of a model shoot, but you have to contend with a dynamic and lively urban backdrop. If you’re interested in learning more about this subgenre of photography, the video below is just […]

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Elements of a Great Photograph

Elements of a Great Photograph

As a photographer, it’s incredibly important to know what makes a great picture. Just having a nice camera and fancy tools isn’t enough to really make it in this industry anymore. Knowing what to look for and honing in on those specific things can help you capture truly unique, personal, and in the moment images […]

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Behind-the-Scenes Tips and Tricks for Bird Photography

Behind-the-Scenes Tips and Tricks for Bird Photography

Bird photography requires true dedication and an in-depth understanding of not just photography, but also bird habits. The subjects may be small, but they’re pretty darn fast. To give you a hint of what goes into bird photography, photographer Morten Hilmer has put together this amazing behind-the-scenes video: Hilmer shares what he did completely wrong […]

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Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode. These four modes give you total control over the camera settings that make up exposure: aperture, shutter priority, and ISO. Out […]

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Water Drop Photography Tutorial

Water Drop Photography Tutorial

There are certain amazing phenomenon around us that we ignore. Water drops fall into that category as the speed in which the splashes are created is too fast for a human being to observe and appreciate. But with the power of photography, we have the ability to freeze that moment and take some time to […]

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