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Tips for Taking Portrait Photos of a Friend

Tips for Taking Portrait Photos of a Friend

Perhaps you can no longer count on your two hands the number of times you have been asked to take a friend or relative’s portrait…gratis. Maybe you are visiting someone for a few days and it comes up that your sister or cousin or friend needs a head shot for professional purposes…or just to use […]

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Tips To Efficiently Use Tripods for Landscape Photographers

Tips To Efficiently Use Tripods for Landscape Photographers

A tripod is a great tool to help you get good results in critical situations. Besides providing stability, a tripod also helps in getting sharp and crisp results. This is the reason why you can see most of the professional photographers, especially landscape photographers, carry a tripod with them. However, if you’re not familiar with […]

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Contrast is King in Photography

Contrast is King in Photography

This article is based on concepts from The Ultimate Photoshop Workflow Bundle if you want to dig deeper for further training. I feel that contrast is probably the most important element in the entire world of visual arts. Let’s take a closer look. Contrast is king If Contrast was, in fact, the king of visual communication, […]

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Street Photography: 5 Pro Tips

Street Photography: 5 Pro Tips

Street photography is where most photographers start their photography journey. After all, it’s in the streets where most of the stories, people, great composition and lighting can be found – and all that for free. But, as convenient as the resources are available in the street, capturing an intriguing street photo takes equal perseverance. Photographer […]

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The Five “P’s” of Better Wildlife Photography

The Five “P’s” of Better Wildlife Photography

We have seen a few different slogans relating to the five “P’s” for improving photography in general such as ‘Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance’ or ‘Proper Planning Produces Perfect Photos’ but nothing detailed or specific to wildlife photography. We therefore compiled the following list of five “P’s” that if followed, will assist you in capturing […]

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Unique Challenges When Photographing Older Newborn Babies

Unique Challenges When Photographing Older Newborn Babies

An ideal time frame for newborn photography is often considered between the second and third postpartum week. By this time, the baby will have adapted to their environment somewhat and gained a little weight, but they’ll still be sleepy enough to keep still and stay adorable. But you cannot expect every shoot to be so […]

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New: Wonderful Wildlife Photography Guide

New: Wonderful Wildlife Photography Guide

This new 172-page eBook walks you through everything necessary to take spectacular photographs of wildlife. From choosing the right destination, gear and settings. Through composing – and shooting – breathtaking images. Author Nick Dale even reveals how he makes money from his wildlife shots! It is currently 80% off today for the first 500 customers if […]

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Landscape Photographer Carries Extension Tube as Backup Plan

Landscape Photographer Carries Extension Tube as Backup Plan

A catch in landscape photography is that you have no control over how the conditions are going to be. Weather can seem ideal one moment and difficult the next, or you might reach your destination and realize the conditions aren’t cooperating. A similar thing happened to photographers Gareth Danks and Roman Fox. They hiked up […]

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6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is one of the most important factors in determining the look and feel of a photograph. It’s also the most overlooked for photographers moving from a point-and-shoot camera to a DSLR camera. With a DSLR, you have a huge amount of control over depth of field, and you should know how […]

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Tips to Capture More Photos Worth Keeping

Tips to Capture More Photos Worth Keeping

Taking photos is fun and all, but when it’s time to pick the keepers, many of us struggle. Not every photo you will be a masterpiece, but it’s always easier to have a high rate of “keepers”—the ones worth keeping on your computer. This improves efficiency and thereby saves a lot of time. Today we […]

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