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Seeing the Light – Knowing What’s Right

Seeing the Light – Knowing What’s Right

Have you ever seen a photographer outside in the middle of the day, using a flash? Did you ever wonder why he or she was doing that?

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Travel Photography – Ten Steps to Heaven

Travel Photography – Ten Steps to Heaven

If you are carrying very new equipment into a country like Japan, it is wise to carry documentation to prove you bought it prior to arrival in that country, or the customs inspectors at your return airport may think you are importing new gear, and hit you with import duty.

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FAQ – How Do You Take Good Travel Pictures of People

FAQ – How Do You Take Good Travel Pictures of People

Picture the scene, you are on holiday and having a wonderful time. You want to document the moment for posterity. The best way is to take a picture. There are a few simple rules to travel photography that will allow you to capture those special moments in the best way possible.

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Dominance The Key – To Keeping it Simple

Dominance The Key – To Keeping it Simple

When someone talks too fast or too loud they tend to dominate the conversation. In photography, dominance is usually a much more positive experience. Dominance leaves no room for doubt; it forces your viewer to look at a subject, usually because there is nothing else there to see.

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Exposure, Shutter Speed and Aperture Made Simple

Exposure, Shutter Speed and Aperture Made Simple

The key to finding the best shutter speed and aperture diameter settings for your scene is to experiment with several different combinations. Each will give your scene a unique ‘feel’, and you’d be surprised at the amount of times the ‘wrong’ settings will produce the best photo.

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Better Photography – Using Your Built-in Flash

Better Photography – Using Your Built-in Flash

The light from even a small flash is as powerful as the sun but, given that it’s only source of energy is a small battery, it can only produce this amount of light for an extremely small period of time – less than 1/1000th of a second.

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Format and Resolution – What You Need to Know

Format and Resolution – What You Need to Know

With a digital camera, when you press the shutter release, you capture an image on the image sensor. The image is then written to a pre selected format and transferred to some type of media card.

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Group and Portrait Photography – How to Set Up Groups

Group and Portrait Photography – How to Set Up Groups

Aim for consistency. This tip will increase your sales. By this I mean check that all group members have their hands on laps in a similar fashion, check that they all have their feet in a similar stance and check that all jackets are either open on buttoned.

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High Dynamic Range In Digital Photography

High Dynamic Range In Digital Photography

If you have ever wanted to improve your digital photography then you may want to consider learning about High Dynamic Range. If you have heard of this term in digital photography, but are not sure what it is, then keep reading because it will serious change the way you look at your digital photography images.

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How a Digital Camera Works

How a Digital Camera Works

Digital cameras operate much the same as classic cameras. Both camera types need to have a lens with which to focus on the image, a shutter with which to let light into the camera and an aperture with which to adjust the amount of light that comes into the camera.

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