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How to Photograph Fireworks eBook

How to Photograph Fireworks eBook

Fireworks photography is indeed one of the most daunting types of photography. This in-depth tutorial eBook explains the process from start to finish, everything from gear and camera settings to composition and post-processing to achieve great results with fireworks of any kind. It is currently 55% off which ends soon. Deal ending soon: How to […]

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Easy Product Photography Lighting

Easy Product Photography Lighting

When it comes to product photography, it’s not very different from photographing a person. The only difference is in geometry, and also that you’d want almost everything to be in focus. While focus can be handled comparatively easily by controlling the depth of field, the different geometries can make it tricky to light the products […]

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365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger stiffens from lack of use and generally, I start to suffer from photographer’s malaise. This is when auto-pilot needs to kick in and get me up and running again. […]

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Photographing and Editing Real Estate Interiors

Photographing and Editing Real Estate Interiors

Real estate photography is all about presentation. You really want to showcase the best look of the location that you’re shooting. This means that the composition should be spot on, and you may want to be picky about what you want or do not want in your frame. Besides the shooting process, how you choose […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Your New DSLR Camera

10 Things You Should Know About Your New DSLR Camera

You just got your first DSLR camera and can’t wait to start taking some awesome pictures with it. But the manual for your camera is huge, and you’re not quite ready to trudge through it. So what are the basic things you need to know to be able to use your new camera correctly? Here […]

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8 Items Beginner Photographer’s DON’T Need

8 Items Beginner Photographer’s DON’T Need

One of the biggest deterrents many beginning photographers grapple with is gear. As if choosing your first camera and lens kit isn’t intimidating enough, there’s a laundry list of accessories that many photographers will insist you “need”. These expenses quickly add up, and many give up before they ever really start due to the costs […]

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How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

The histogram is a really useful tool for photographers. It can provide guidance about whether you’re getting a decent enough exposures, given the lighting and the subject. This saves you from the hassle of having to wait until you get home to check the image in Lightroom or Photoshop. If you understand how the histogram […]

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Too Cold Outside for Photography? Think Again

Too Cold Outside for Photography? Think Again

Many photographers run for cover when the outside air temperature dips five or ten degrees below the freezing point, fearing their equipment may malfunction, or worse, their fingers and toes will fall victim to Jack Frost’s wiles. Although these concerns may hold some truth, the reality is that with adequate and thoughtful preparation, the snow-shy […]

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Foreground Bokeh Techniques with Portraits

Foreground Bokeh Techniques with Portraits

You may have heard that you should never put something out of focus in the foreground of your images. Some say that a viewer’s eyes will keep coming back to it, and it could become a major distraction in your composition. But Mark Wallace seems to have a completely different take on this. He deliberately uses out of […]

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Christmas Light Photography Tips

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often explained in terms of the rites of the particular culture, most scholars agree that the lights came first; the explanations followed. After all, since humans gained control of fire, […]

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