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10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens. 1. Buy a simple lens cleaning kit. They’re inexpensive and invaluable. A cleaning kit commonly includes a microfibre cloth, a blower brush, and some lens cleaning fluid. 2. Do not overlook your casing. […]

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How Do You Make a Time Slice Photo?

How Do You Make a Time Slice Photo?

We’ve seen timelapse and we’ve seen hyperlapse. But what’s time slicing? To quote photographer Dan Marker-Moore, “A time slice is more than a photograph. A time slice takes a series of photographs and combines them into one single image. It takes slices of the same photograph offset in time from several seconds up to a few minutes.” […]

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Black Friday Photography Deals

Black Friday Photography Deals

Black Friday is upon us and it can be a very good day of savings for photographers! As the craziness around this shopping day only increases every year; retailers, publishers, and service providers are rolling out amazing discounts for the holiday season. Here is a comprehensive list of the best Black Friday deals we found tailored […]

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How to Improve the Sky of a Photo with Luminar A.I. Sky Enhancer

How to Improve the Sky of a Photo with Luminar A.I. Sky Enhancer

Related note: only a little while left for the Luminar Black Friday Sale If you’ve ever taken a landscape photo of a great place, then got home and realized just how dull and dreary the sky looks, you’ll know how disappointing it feels! You could spend ages fiddling around manually in your image editor, trying […]

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8 Qualities That Set Great Photographers Apart

8 Qualities That Set Great Photographers Apart

What is it that sets great photographers apart? Is it that they are naturally gifted? Or do they practice the art religiously? Actually, there are quite a few common qualities that among well-known photographers. Tony & Chelsea Northrup discuss some of those traits in this video: 1. Persistence Persistence is key. Everyone comes across certain […]

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5 Tips for Photographing Winter Landscapes

5 Tips for Photographing Winter Landscapes

Many photographers put away their cameras until spring because winter brings out the toughest elements. But, by shelving your camera and taking it easy you are losing out on the rare beauty that this wonderful season provides. You avoid the cold, but you also miss out on creating some wonderful images. Here are some tips […]

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Composition: When Should You Break the Rules?

Composition: When Should You Break the Rules?

Tutorials on composition are about as common as seagulls on a shore, but every once in a while we come across a guide that goes a little bit beyond the norm. In the following video, portrait photographer Eric Floberg adds bit more dimension to the standard rules of composition: The key to Floberg’s composition choices […]

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How to Use Depth of Field

How to Use Depth of Field

What do we mean by depth of field? The term refers to the amount of detail in the photograph that is in focus. A typical landscape photograph will will show detail over a long distance, all of which will be in focus and recognizable by the viewer. A head and shoulders portrait will usually work […]

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Photography Project Highlights Clothing Waste

Photography Project Highlights Clothing Waste

Several years ago, designer and human rights advocate Laura François took a long, hard look at her closet. Staring at her clothes, she couldn’t help but think about the materials and labor poured into each garment. That moment marked the beginning of François’s crusade to convince others to stop buying surplus clothing and support sustainable manufacturers. […]

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Know Your Digital Camera’s Enemies

Know Your Digital Camera’s Enemies

Your digital camera is a precious device that allows you to capture great memories as they happen. And since you spent your hard earned money to buy it, you need to protect it at all costs. Having a camera bag or casing is a basic rule. But what many camera owners forget are the other […]

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