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Newborn Photography Tips

Newborn Photography Tips

Did you know that a newborn is probably the easiest subject to photograph? That you don’t have to be Anne Geddes to take truly beautiful photos of your child during the first 30 days of his or her life? Consider this. During the first month, your child sleeps up to 16 hours a day. Imagine, […]

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How to Get Your White Balance Right

How to Get Your White Balance Right

With the flexibility of adjusting white balance during post-processing, is it really that important to get it correct in-camera? While some may argue that white balance can only be changed for RAW files, what about JPEG files? Gerald Undone discusses the common misconceptions about white balance and shares his thoughts: Adjusting White Balance in RAW […]

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Elements That Make a Striking Photograph

Elements That Make a Striking Photograph

What does it take to create a really stunning image? There are six basic elements and certain factors that influence composition and make a really great image. If you can understand these and learn to apply them successfully, then you’re on your way to top photos. Now although there are all of these elements to […]

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Simple Tips for Better Food Photography

Simple Tips for Better Food Photography

A number of elements go into making delicious food photos. Nisha from RainbowPlantLife shares her lighting secrets for great food photography: Understand Directional Light Directional light produces much better quality photos than light that comes from all different directions. Directional lighting can be of many different types. First, there is side lighting, where the food […]

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The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

Don’t Read the Manual OK, I’m assuming you all know how to take a photo with your camera and have fully read the manual… …nope, nor did I! You got your camera out of its box and charged it up and started snapping on auto ASAP. I’m the same with anything new, to be honest. […]

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Landscape Photo Composition Tips

Landscape Photo Composition Tips

It doesn’t matter how technically perfect your images are if they’re not composed well. Photographer Tom Mackie shares seven composition tips for landscape photography and explores a wide range of photography composition rules in this video:  1. Leading Lines “Leading lines is probably one of the major parts of creating or designing a composition.” […]

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4 Tips for More Interesting Travel Photos

4 Tips for More Interesting Travel Photos

Everyone loves to take photos when they travel. It’s a way to maintain the memories, to share experiences with our friends and families, and, quite simply, a way to prove “I was there.” But let’s face it—not everyone is a great photographer. At one point or another, we’ve all sat through a tedious slide show […]

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Starry Nights: How to Take an Out-Of-This-World Astro Self Portrait

Starry Nights: How to Take an Out-Of-This-World Astro Self Portrait

Vincent van Gogh had it right: a clear, starry night can make a gorgeous background. However, photographers often experience lighting and focusing difficulties when trying to incorporate stars into their images. In this short video tutorial, photographer Matt Granger demonstrates how to use stars to your own photographic advantage by creating what he calls an “astro selfie”: […]

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AI Photo Editor Bundle Sale

AI Photo Editor Bundle Sale

This weekend, you can get all of the best-selling Topaz AI photo editors for one low price if you’re interested. And you only pay for what you don’t own. If you have Gigapixel and Sharpen, but not JPEG to RAW or DeNoise, you will only pay for two – and you’ll still get the discount! […]

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5 Ways Camera Companies Mislead Users

5 Ways Camera Companies Mislead Users

Every time a camera manufacturer comes up with a new camera, they make it sound like the old one is obsolete. They make you feel like you need their latest camera model to take great photos. More megapixels, better ISO performance, faster AF. Chelsea and Tony Northrup discuss five “lies” camera companies tell to sell […]

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