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What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be correct and in just the right location. Busy-ness must be avoided. Things must be cleaned up and simplified. Lighting can be challenging. And in addition to all that, one must understand how best […]

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Wedding Photos: Make an Indoor Location Look Like It’s Outside

Wedding Photos: Make an Indoor Location Look Like It’s Outside

As a wedding photographer, you’re expected to give your clients amazing photos no matter the weather. So you have to be prepared to tackle whatever Mother Nature throws at you. Wedding photographer Vanessa Joy with Adorama shares tips for using off-camera flash to make it look like golden hour—indoors: There are just two important things […]

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Going from Amateur to Pro Photographer

Going from Amateur to Pro Photographer

Those new to the idea can be taken by surprise and even feel a little uncomfortable at the prospect of running a photography business. Their photography is now a product that needs to be sold. However, no one can run a successful photography studio in the long term if they persist with the idea of being […]

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Landscape Photography: 9 Quick Tips

Landscape Photography: 9 Quick Tips

Landscape photography is particularly challenging, as you have to leave everything up to nature. You have absolutely zero control over whatever goes on in front of your camera. However, you do have all the control over the camera. Photographer Spencer Cox from Photography Life shares nine landscape photography techniques to use in the field: 1. […]

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How to Use Aperture Priority Mode on Your DSLR

How to Use Aperture Priority Mode on Your DSLR

People who invest in a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera make their purchase for many reasons, but most want more control over their shots. People may envision themselves selecting the appropriate lens, taking light measurements, setting the controls, and snapping the perfect photograph on the first try. Unfortunately, most people want to have more […]

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6 Decisions to Make for Great Photography

6 Decisions to Make for Great Photography

Planning is the key to success. And this statement holds equally true for photographers as well. If you fail to plan properly, chances that your images do not come out well are very high. Photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens talks about six decisions that he makes every time that helps him take […]

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Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking beautiful images of mist and fog can be challenging, but it’s a skill worth learning. Fog and mist usually form during the night and are seen at their best in the early morning as the sun rises. Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots! Use Manual Focus Your autofocus will […]

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Photographing Dragonflies and Damselflies

Photographing Dragonflies and Damselflies

Bright, colorful, alien-like dragonflies and damselflies are some of the most unusual creatures you or I are likely to come across. Moving at seemingly impossible speeds and always seeming to be on the go, these insects can be a challenge to even the most experienced photographer, but there are ways to increase your chances of getting the […]

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Landscape Photography: 3 Essential Camera Settings

Landscape Photography: 3 Essential Camera Settings

Before you start creating beautiful images, it’s essential that you’re comfortable using your camera. In this video, photographer Mark Denney discusses three simple tests you can perform at home to become more comfortable with the exposure triangle and start taking better landscape photos: 1. Shutter Speed Simply speaking, shooting with faster shutter speed exposes the […]

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Top 10 Tips for Taking Stock Imagery with People

Top 10 Tips for Taking Stock Imagery with People

1. Work with real people In an effort to reduce costs and boost the authentic appeal of an image, it has become increasingly common that real people (as opposed to professional talent) be used for stock imagery productions. One advantage is that real people are more likely to be willing to sign model releases since they […]

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