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Street Photography Tips for the Modern World

Street Photography Tips for the Modern World

Public perception of any person with a camera in their hand in and around public landmarks, was forever changed as a result of September 11, 2001. It didn’t help that the paparazzi contributed to Princess Diana’s death. The hordes of paparazzi, through their dogged pursuit of their quarry, contributed to her untimely demise and in […]

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Film Portrait Photography Tips

Film Portrait Photography Tips

Photography has become more convenient since the introduction of digital cameras. While the concepts remain the same, the technology has improved by leaps and bounds making the workflow more efficient. However, film photography hasn’t lost its charm. Photographer Logan Baker with Shutterstock shares six useful tips for shooting portraits using film: 1. Metering Analog cameras […]

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Get More Out of Your Photography

Get More Out of Your Photography

Enjoying photography often means experiencing the day at times filled with wonder – times not normally enjoyed by everyone else. The feeling we photographers get when we are actually there is impossible to express in words and the overall point of this type of photography is to “be there.” In the early mornings (and especially […]

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11 Adorable Portraits of Baby Animals

11 Adorable Portraits of Baby Animals

Animal photographers need to be prepared for the unknown. They need to study the behavior and language of animals to know their every move. Shooting with long telephoto lenses from a distance is often the most practical technique. This way animals are not disturbed and we can capture a real and natural scene. But sometimes […]

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5 Photographer Mistakes to Avoid

5 Photographer Mistakes to Avoid

Low light photographer Serge Ramelli shares some elementary beginner photography mistakes that most photographers tend to make at some point: 1. Shooting at the Wrong Time of Day Well, you probably know where this is going. Light. Shooting at the wrong time of day means not utilizing the sensational golden light at the golden hour […]

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7 Tips for Taking Great Travel Pictures

7 Tips for Taking Great Travel Pictures

Taking great pictures of your vacation can be easy if you have a few basic photography skills. In this article, you will find seven travel photography tips that will help you take fantastic pictures that you’ll enjoy for years to come. 1. Add Drama to Your Pictures By adding drama to your pictures, you make […]

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When to Use Manual Focus for Wildlife Photography

When to Use Manual Focus for Wildlife Photography

Speed and accuracy are musts when it comes to wildlife photography. So you might be surprised if somebody recommends using manual focus for photographing wildlife. Photographer Paul Miguel talks about certain scenarios where autofocus systems struggle and demonstrates why manual focus is sometimes a better option: Focus Distractions “This is probably the one you’re going […]

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High Key Portrait Tutorial in a Small Home Studio

High Key Portrait Tutorial in a Small Home Studio

Not all photographers are lucky enough to own a full-fledged studio. While some rent studios, others make do with a small home studio in the basement or spare room. If you fall in the latter category, photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama has just the right tutorial for you. In this video, he walks through how […]

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Photographing Cities at Night

Photographing Cities at Night

Related reminder: only a little while left to Pre-Order Luminar 4 at a Discount Cities offer a wealth of amazing photo opportunities, and at night they really come alive. With all the amazing architecture, street scenes, and lights aglow, it’s as if this was all done with photographers in mind. Although sunsets can be amazing […]

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16 Majestic Lighthouses To Take You Back in Time

16 Majestic Lighthouses To Take You Back in Time

Few operational lighthouses exist in the modern era, but even those no longer being used for navigational purposes are fascinating. Many beautiful examples have been captured in these photos: Share your own lighthouse photos in the comments!

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