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Filters For Landscape Photography

Filters For Landscape Photography

Filters are used in photography to bring back an image to the way our eyes have perceived the original scene. Some times it’s not possible for our cameras to record an exact scene – so we have to rely on the manufacturers of camera products.

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Digital Photography: The RAW vs JPG Debate

Digital Photography: The RAW vs JPG Debate

In general, you should record your images at the highest resolution possible. If you only have a small memory card and are worried that you can only record a few RAW images on it, then it’s time to buy a bigger card.

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Improving Your Landscape Images…Part 2

Improving Your Landscape Images…Part 2

If you are only going to buy one filter for your landscape photography a polarizing filter is the one you’ll use most. A polarizing filter can be used with colour or black and white and is probably the most important filter on the market today.

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Keys to Portrait Lighting

Keys to Portrait Lighting

The photographer’s first task is to evaluate the facial features and decide which ones to emphasize and which ones to minimize. Long noses look best from a low angle for instance, and double chins respond well to a high camera angle, but this article will be aimed at the effects of lighting on the human face.

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Portraits: Prepare First

Portraits: Prepare First

The golden rule when taking pictures of people is to always think about what you are doing before you press the shutter release. What do you hope to achieve?

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10 Tips to Shoot Better Pictures with your Digital Camera

10 Tips to Shoot Better Pictures with your Digital Camera

With few simple tips it is possible to take more advantage of your own equipment and increase the value of your own pictures.

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Keeping it Low Key

Keeping it Low Key

You have all heard of white on white and it certainly has its place. But black on black has its moods, too. A low key photograph evokes mystery, night and secrets. Silhouette and shape prevail over color and light. In order to separate the subject from the background, an edge light is in order. Objects […]

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Street Photography – An Introduction for Non-Photographers

Street Photography – An Introduction for Non-Photographers

Alternatively it is refered to as no rules photography. The plethera of equipment (tripods, lenses, filters, lights etc etc) associated with “serious” photography is left at home, or better still in the camera store.

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From Film To Digital Photography Technique

From Film To Digital Photography Technique

Bigger isn’t always better: having more pixels doesn’t always translate into better images, as the size and quality of the pixels are also important.

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How to Use a Wide Angle Lens

How to Use a Wide Angle Lens

One of the most interesting features of wide-angle lens is the capability to stretch perspective. What do I mean by that? I mean that when you look through a wide-angle lens, it seems that the distance between objects has extended.

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