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5 Tips to Improve Your Travel Photography

5 Tips to Improve Your Travel Photography

The world can be an overwhelming sensory experience, filled with sight, sound and aroma designed to delight all of your senses. How do you capture that experience in a photograph? Most people don’t. Instead, they show their photos with an apology: “You had to be there.” Your job as a travel photographer is to take […]

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ISO and Noise Explained for Photographers

ISO and Noise Explained for Photographers

It’s not always easy to explain, but it’s definitely easy to see. When an image has a lot of noise, it appears grainy and unclear. This happens when your camera’s ISO value is set high—the higher the ISO, the more noise. While the rule of thumb has always been to keep the ISO low for […]

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Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a digital SLR, you also need to make sure that the sensor is clean. This is easy to do and will avoid your images having […]

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Convert Photography to Art with Real Brushstrokes: Impression

Convert Photography to Art with Real Brushstrokes: Impression

A photo shows how a camera sees reality… but a painting shows how the painter sees it. Art is personal expression, and TopazLabs has designed this program with the same philosophy. Impression turns photos into art the way a real artist would: by intelligently putting real brushstrokes on canvas. They are currently offering it at […]

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Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story is created around this subject. It is no different with a still image, like a photograph. Each photo should have its lead character, called the subject, around which the […]

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How to Use Colored Gels in the Background of Beauty Portraits

How to Use Colored Gels in the Background of Beauty Portraits

To some, studio photography is boring and dull. Others view the studio as a blank slate, capable of becoming anything an artist can imagine with the help of carefully placed props, lighting, and models. For photographer Daniel Norton, it doesn’t get much better then an empty room when it comes to crafting a creative campaign: Rather […]

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How to Find & Photograph Great Macro Subjects

How to Find & Photograph Great Macro Subjects

If there’s one type of photography “wild west”, it’s macro photography. While most other subject – flowers, sunsets, the aurora borealis – already have thousands of great shots from pro photographers, the opportunities to take new, unique, and exciting macro shots are endless! Here are a few tips I learned on my macro photography journey […]

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How to Use Natural Reflectors for Street Portraits

How to Use Natural Reflectors for Street Portraits

More often than not, photography is a game of chasing down light. It’s the single most crucial thing in making a great image; a beautiful model or scenic view won’t shine if the light is just a bit off. Many photographers invest hundreds or thousands of dollars into top of the line strobes, speedlites, and […]

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New: 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer

New: 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer

Finally, a practical photography course to take you from zero to photography hero in 31 days. Released today, this new step by step online course will teach you everything you need to know to take stunning pictures like the ones shown below. It is currently 75% off for the launch sale which ends soon. Launch […]

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Church & Cathedral Photos: Use a Slow Shutter Speed

Church & Cathedral Photos: Use a Slow Shutter Speed

Finally, the local photo club had arranged for us to take pictures inside the beautiful Our Lady of Victory Basilica. I was so excited! In my nearly 50 years, I had never once even peeked in through the doorway. Once inside, I understood why documentaries had been made about this grand church. It was so […]

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