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Tips for Traveling With Photography Equipment

Tips for Traveling With Photography Equipment

Travelling with photographic equipment can difficult, but travelling without photographic equipment could be considered a waste of a journey by any photographer who truly loves taking pictures, so here are some handy tips that should take some of the stress out of travelling with your camera equipment. It may seem like the most obvious piece […]

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Long Exposure Portrait Photography

Long Exposure Portrait Photography

Portrait photography and long exposure photography are two topics that are not usually discussed together. But┬áTony & Chelsea Northrup present some creative long exposure portrait photography ideas that can be done easily indoors without a studio: The motive of this tutorial is to allow you to think outside the box and take some creative portraits. […]

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Tips for Photographing Hummingbirds

Tips for Photographing Hummingbirds

By and far the easiest way to photograph hummingbirds is to place a hummingbird feeder in our backyard and wait for the little guys to start visiting. We quickly realize that they have absolutely no compunction about being in close proximity to us. In fact, the hummingbirds that visit my feeder seem to have developed […]

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8 Ideas for Eye-Catching Smartphone Photography

8 Ideas for Eye-Catching Smartphone Photography

Does your phone have a great camera but you’re not yet sure of what you can do with it? Or maybe you’re in the mood for shooting something totally different? Check the cool folks at COOPH demonstrating new, creative things you can do with you smartphone camera: While smartphone cameras probably won’t be able to […]

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Food Photography Tips and Techniques

Food Photography Tips and Techniques

The rise of minimalist cooking is changing the art of food photography. The following is a look at some of the techniques adopted by photographers to capture the simplicity and the spirit of this modern cuisine. Whether it is because of the recession or a genuine desire to downsize and simplify, minimalist cooking has become […]

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DIY Pinhole Lens Tutorial

DIY Pinhole Lens Tutorial

Would you like to take images with a retro feel to them? And do you happen to have a spare camera body cap with you? If the answer to both of the questions is “Yes”, then you are in luck. Here’s a short DIY tutorial from Blue Mantle Films that show you how to make […]

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10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

Are you looking for some interesting and out of the ordinary project ideas for your close up or macro photography? Want to break away from the usual flowers, leaves, plants and mushrooms? Tired of bugs, butterflies, and spiders? All of those can make great close up subjects, but certainly not unique ones. Here are a […]

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Should Photographers Give RAW Files to Clients?

Should Photographers Give RAW Files to Clients?

If you’re a member of any online photography forums or social media groups then you occasionally come across people asking whether or not they should hand over RAW files to clients who ask for them. Photographer James Windsor has a simple answer to this common question: Windsor puts forward the following five reasons why you […]

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5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so professional and difficult to shoot. Now, equipment may play a small part, but it’s actually simple to shoot moving water. The key is finding the right water to shoot and […]

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Wedding Cake Photography Tips

Wedding Cake Photography Tips

In addition to capturing all the perfect moments of the ceremony and reception, a wedding photographer is responsible for shooting the many little details that go into a wedding. Couples spend a lot of money and time to get the perfect wedding cake—it’s a detail you can’t leave out. Patrick Haul from Fstoppers explains how […]

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