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How to Take Great Nature Photos

How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. So many factors come into […]

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Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image width limitation of 1080 pixels. They also compress full resolution images, just so that they have lower file sizes to deal with when storing. Knowing the optimum file size […]

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4 Critical Guidelines to Great Landscape Photography

4 Critical Guidelines to Great Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is a favorite genre amongst many photographers, including me. And if composed and executed properly, it can give astounding results. In fact there are so many top photographers who have contributed so much to the genre of landscape photography that it has now grown to have a life of its own. Leaving aside […]

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10 Spectacular Photos of Reflections

10 Spectacular Photos of Reflections

Reflection photography is challenging; it requires you be creative on a whole new level. Using reflections can lead to some amazing effects and beautiful images. Using water, glass, mirrors, or any sort of reflective surface can transform an interesting scene into a spectacular sight: Think about perspective when capturing these types of photos. You might […]

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Speed Posing Secrets for Photographing Couples

Speed Posing Secrets for Photographing Couples

Wedding photographers are invariably constrained to time. Having some sort of an idea in your head as to what exactly you need to do can help immensely. Photographer Vanessa Joy shares some invaluable tips on posing a couple to get the shots you need—in a hurry: Get the Traditional Shots First The traditional pose is […]

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New: The Ultimate Lightroom Workflow at 52% Off

New: The Ultimate Lightroom Workflow at 52% Off

If you are struggling with photo editing or Adobe Lightroom in any way, you should take a look at this! Professional Aussie photographer Johny Spencer has a photographer’s dream job; he’s a full-time Professional photographer for the National Parks Service in Australia. This means he takes thousands of photos a month… and then edits them […]

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Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key element of good photographs; it is the combining of distinct parts or elements to form a whole. Composition should not be seen as a set of ‘rules’ to follow, but rather […]

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Wildlife Photographer Spends Three Years Photographing Swift Foxes

Wildlife Photographer Spends Three Years Photographing Swift Foxes

Known for their playfulness and crafty intelligence, foxes have long been personified as the pranksters of the animal kingdom. But what many of us don’t know—and what wildlife photographer Michael Forsberg has learned during his lengthy quest to photograph swift foxes—is that foxes are actually some of the most elusive mammals out there. For the past three years, Forsberg has […]

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5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out Emotion This is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. It is difficult to capture emotions in the wild, but they are there if you look for them. Be careful about getting overly distracted by a person’s clothing or look […]

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How to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

How to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, the United States will experience a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse. For those who will be in the path of totality, a 70km wide stretch running from Oregon to South Carolina, this will be an event to remember. For photographers, this will also be the opportunity of a lifetime, […]

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