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4 Tips for Using Camera Flash

4 Tips for Using Camera Flash

Flash can either make or break your photos, but using it correctly will always give you great images. Don’t feel intimidated by your flash; it’s there to help you shoot great images in low light situations. Here are some great tips to help you shoot better images. 1. Fill in flash One of the simplest […]

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What Photographers Need to Know About NFTs

What Photographers Need to Know About NFTs

A big problem with digital content is how impossible it is to know where the piece will end up. We have no way of knowing if it has been reposted, sold to someone under false pretenses or even featured in some gallery. There’s also a gap between photographers themselves and the community of art collectors. […]

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Fall Photography Tips

Fall Photography Tips

Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to take some memorable foliage photos. The turning leaves create vibrant multicolor scenes that almost photograph themselves. The vivid gold, orange, green, and red colors provide many photographic possibilities, but it’s up to the photographer to capture and frame these elements into a pleasing piece of […]

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Landscape Photography: 4 Enduring Tips

Landscape Photography: 4 Enduring Tips

Like any other things in life, there are no shortcuts to success in landscape photography. It requires consistent and tireless effort and occasional clashes with failure. Landscape photographer Wayne Robertson shares four landscape photography tips to last you a lifetime: 1. Spend Your Time on Composition “There is nothing worse than going home and finding […]

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Tips for Zoo Photography

Tips for Zoo Photography

I often take animal portraits at my local zoo. For photographers, zoos provide a consistent way to get close to a variety of animals without the time and expense of travel to exotic locations. Here are some tips I have learned from several years practicing zoo photography. Camera Gear for Zoo Photography The gear I […]

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How Diffraction Affects Sharpness in Photography

How Diffraction Affects Sharpness in Photography

Who doesn’t love sharp images? One of the factors that affect sharpness is the aperture value used to take an image. Wider apertures have less area in focus. As the aperture is narrowed down, the sharpness gradually increases, and after a certain point, the image again starts getting softer. This is due to a phenomenon […]

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Black and White Photography for Beginners

Black and White Photography for Beginners

Black and white is an old style of photography which you might say is outdated, but it’s now more popular than ever and still used by amateur and professional photographers alike. It has a dramatic edge that color just doesn’t achieve, and it can turn a lifeless color photo into a stunning black and white […]

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Landscape Photography: 10 Rules for Great Results

Landscape Photography: 10 Rules for Great Results

When it comes to landscape photography, the quality of the results boils down to how well you planned your shoot. When planning, you need to put a lot of thought into composing and using the right techniques. And how you post-process your images also accounts for how interesting or boring the results come out. In […]

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Photography Lighting Techniques: Not What You Think

Photography Lighting Techniques: Not What You Think

We see a stunning portrait—maybe hanging on a wall somewhere—and we think, “Wow! My work doesn’t look like THAT!” Then we run out and spend thousands of dollars buying the latest equipment, books on photography lighting techniques, and so on. But it STILL doesn’t work! Here’s why… The best pros and amateurs alike all understand […]

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Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

What does it really take to shoot for National Geographic? How do National Geographic photographers think and take photos? How is their working style different from that of a “regular” photographer? Photographer Bob Holmes shares with us how he approaches photography to make images worthy of National Geographic: 1. Know Your Equipment “The camera is […]

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