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The Basics of Bokeh

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid attention to bokeh before or haven’t ever tried it, there’s honestly no better time to learn how. Check out this video by photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama and give it a […]

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Snow Photography: 5 Quick Tips

Snow Photography: 5 Quick Tips

Winter is on its way with snow already falling across the country. There is nothing more serene than a fresh snowfall, but capturing a winter landscape full of white can be challenging to get right. Here are a few tips to help you ace those snowy shots. 1. Expose to the Right… A Lot Snow […]

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Quick Tips for Holiday Portraits and Christmas Family Photos

Quick Tips for Holiday Portraits and Christmas Family Photos

The end of the year brings with it one of the busiest times of year for portrait photographers. For Christmas cards and photo albums alike, many families use the holidays as an opportunity to get their pictures taken with their loved ones. How can you make the most of the season as a photographer? David […]

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Holiday Celebration Photography Tips

Holiday Celebration Photography Tips

The holiday season is upon us! For any of you photography enthusiasts out there, this is the perfect time to put those cameras to good use. Use photos to show and tell people about your holiday traditions, whatever you celebrate this time of year. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of the free on-camera […]

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How to Capture Objects Midair with High-Speed Photography

How to Capture Objects Midair with High-Speed Photography

Have you ever wondered how photographers take those amazing shots of objects flying in midair? These types of photos are common in product and food photography, and it goes without saying that this technique requires a lot of preparation and a very concrete understanding of the process. In today’s video, photographer Mark Wallace with Adorama […]

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10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires you to upload an avatar of some kind. Whenever you go online and look at photos of your friends on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or other social network, you see poor quality shots that […]

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Focusing Techniques for Landscape Photography

Focusing Techniques for Landscape Photography

Focusing is a critical matter in photography irrespective of the genre. With most photography genres, the answer to where you should focus is obvious. For instance, if you’re shooting portraits, go for the eye. In the case of street photography, focus on your subject of interest. But when it comes to shooting landscapes, it can […]

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How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things that you can accomplish with the graduated filter, and in this article we’ll look at four specific uses. 1. Replicate the Effect of a Graduated Neutral Density Filter Graduated neutral density filters can be used […]

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Medium-Format Camera

What You Should Know Before Buying a Medium-Format Camera

For many photography enthusiasts, jumping to a full-frame camera system is a big deal. The amount of time spent researching the jump is quite significant. Similarly, when experienced photographers decide to go further and explore using big-sensor cameras, things aren’t much different. These cameras are not just expensive—they’re also unpredictable. Today, we have professional landscape […]

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Holiday Season Photography Tips

Holiday Season Photography Tips

Holidays are great times for getting pictures of family and friends. Everyone is together, and normally having a good time; it is people at their best. It’s also important from a historical perspective. You might be tempted to skip taking the camera, but think about how many times you’ve looked back on old photos of […]

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