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Fall Photography: 6 Quick Tips

Fall Photography: 6 Quick Tips

Fall is a great time for outdoor photography. Nature undergoes a beautiful change in color, making the surroundings vibrant. Even the lighting gets a whole lot better during autumn, giving us photographers a great opportunity. In this video, photographer David Flores from B&H shares six tips on how to take great fall photos that will […]

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The Photography Tutorial eBook Pre-Black Friday Sale

The Photography Tutorial eBook Pre-Black Friday Sale

With Black Friday quickly approaching, we are starting a list of all the great deals we can find for photographers starting with this one. Over 250 pages of insider tips & techniques to take better photos in any conditions. Currently 60% off until midnight on Black Friday – it’s the best price of the year […]

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How to Use Bed Sheets as Photo Studio Backgrounds

How to Use Bed Sheets as Photo Studio Backgrounds

A background plays an important role in studio photography. It defines the tonality and sets the mood. Studio photographers typically use expensive fabric as backgrounds for portraits for their quality and other benefits. But if you’re on a budget, using a bed sheet can be a good alternative. In this video, Gavin Hoey from Adorama […]

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How to Take Great Nature Photos

How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. So many factors come into […]

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What is a Film Plane Indicator on a DSLR Camera?

What is a Film Plane Indicator on a DSLR Camera?

Ever wonder about that strange symbol on your DSLR’s casing? The one with the circle and the horizontal line through it? No, it’s not the alchemical symbol for salt. It actually has significance more related to video recording than to stills, but it can be useful in some photography applications. Here to explain more is […]

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Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. The important thing about patterns is that they create images that are very pleasing to the eye and add a new dimension to your photos. Patterns can be found everywhere in our world, […]

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Why You Should Limit Your Color Palette in Photography

Why You Should Limit Your Color Palette in Photography

When composing a photograph, you pay attention to how you want to place your elements in the frame. Along with placement of subject, the choice of colors is important, too. Images with too many colors can get busy and distracting. On the other hand, images with a minimalist approach to color can stand out and […]

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How to Use Exposure Settings Creatively

How to Use Exposure Settings Creatively

Before pressing the shutter on your camera, you have to make many choices regarding exposure (i.e. aperture, shutter speed, and ISO). In theory, there are various technically correct exposure settings, but which is the best creative exposure? Have you thought of the validity of your subject before setting the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO? If […]

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Abandoned Building Photography Tutorial: 11 Tips

Abandoned Building Photography Tutorial: 11 Tips

Abandoned buildings can be a great source of images that portray broken emotional connection and also the power of time. However, there is a certain level of preparation and precautionary measures to take into consideration. Photographer James Kerwin with COOPH presents 11 useful tips and tricks to photograph abandoned buildings in the following video: Before starting […]

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Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

When photographing landscapes, it is essential to have the correct meter setting activated to achieve proper exposure results. The meter setting on your camera helps you decide what combination of aperture and shutter speed to use in order to get a correctly exposed photograph. All cameras are different, but should have similar “on board” camera […]

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