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How Many Megapixels Is That?

How Many Megapixels Is That?

A debate raged at the dawn of digital photography. At that time, we all knew digital lacked the fidelity of film, but the key question was, “How much better is film (in terms of quality, not convenience), and how long will it take for advances in digital technology to make it as good or better?” […]

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How a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Works

How a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Works

The modern DSLR camera is a well-designed and finely tuned machine that produces fantastic images in the right hands. If you’re a beginner all you have to do is raise the camera to your eye and press the shutter release. But if you’ve ever wondered how your DSLR actually works and what happens in the […]

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Repetition and Patterns in Photography

Repetition and Patterns in Photography

The root word of repetition is “repeat”. When you repeat a certain size or shape or color you add strength to the overall image. Repetition is a basic concept in the world of art. If you want to make a statement, you repeat certain elements again and again. If you repeat something once or twice […]

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How Focal Length Affects Portraits

How Focal Length Affects Portraits

You might already know that an 85mm lens is just about the ideal focal length for shooting portraits—if you’re using a full-frame camera. The 105mm is also a good focal length to shoot portraits with, as is the 135mm. The longer the focal length, the more compressed and therefore realistic your portraits appear to be. […]

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Capturing the Motion of Sports Photography

Capturing the Motion of Sports Photography

For sports enthusiasts, there’s nothing more exciting than athletes playing their favorite game. The sight of the field, rink, or golf course initiates the thrill and anticipation. This can provide some amazing photographic opportunities. However it’s not a matter of point the camera at the person diving for the ball or racing for the puck […]

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8 Photography Tips to Step Up Your Game

8 Photography Tips to Step Up Your Game

There are some moments in life when you just feel uninspired and feel that you might have lost your creative touch. This is quite common with artists, and it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re done and dusted. Photographer Bob Holmes, who has over 40 years of experience, shares some tips and tricks that will up […]

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Travel Photography Tips to Remember

Travel Photography Tips to Remember

Each place that you visit has its own peculiar ambiance. If you want your travel photographs to look exceptionally good, you should try to capture the unique character and features of that place. The snapshots should not only trigger your memories but should also easily communicate to others the captivating vim and vigor of the […]

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De-Mystifying Resolution in Photography

De-Mystifying Resolution in Photography

Low resolution photos may look great on your monitor at “screen resolution”(72 ppi or pixels per inch). The small file size downloads fast and is easy to share online. Plus, you can get a lot of these images on a memory card. But photos taken on a camera’s ‘basic’ or ‘low’ quality settings don’t cut […]

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Lighting Tips to Reveal Still Life Textures

Lighting Tips to Reveal Still Life Textures

When it comes to still life photography, it’s necessary to capture the proper details, shape, highlights, and textures to step it up to the next level. Daniel Norton from Adorama explains how you can use your lighting setup to capture the detail of the product while shooting still life. To do this, he uses a […]

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Leading Lines in Landscape Photography

Leading Lines in Landscape Photography

Composition and good photography go hand in hand. Anyone can (with practice) perfect the technical skills to take a well exposed photo. It’s your flair for composition that will set your photos apart from the crowd. The difficulty is, while technical photography can be taught using concrete rules and numbers, composition is a little more […]

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