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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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The Beauty of Winter Photography

The Beauty of Winter Photography

Gorgeous landscapes, early morning fog lifting off the frozen lake, the glistening icicles on the tree branches. Photography opportunities meet you at every corner.

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How a Prime Lens Can Improve Your Photography

How a Prime Lens Can Improve Your Photography

A prime lens is a lens for a Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera with a fixed focal length. This is a good start, but let’s simplify further.

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Ten Tips for Taking Great Digital Photographs

Ten Tips for Taking Great Digital Photographs

Shooting great digital photographs is getting easier all of the time with the great improvement being made in the area of photographic technology. However, the most important aspect of creating great photographs is still the photographer.

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Aperture Priority Will Determine How Much Light is Let Into the Camera

Aperture Priority Will Determine How Much Light is Let Into the Camera

The size of the aperture at the time of taking the photograph determines how much light is let into the camera. This in turn, along with the shutter will determine how well-lit your photograph is.

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Improve Your Digital Photography Using Depth of Field (DOF)

Improve Your Digital Photography Using Depth of Field (DOF)

The term depth of field refers to how much of your picture is in sharp focus. For example, in portrait shots you will notice that the background is often blurred and soft looking, while the subject is clear and sharp. Pictures like this have a shallow depth of field.

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