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Rainy Day Photography

It’s been pouring with rain all day. Pretty much all week, actually. And just as I sat down to write this blog, the sky went black, thunder and lightning cracked and flashed, and it hailed – huge hailstones hurtling down and bouncing off the ground […]

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Understanding color in photography

Colour is a very important element in photography for me, and in fact usually the first thing that attracts me to photograph something will be its colour. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a bright or saturated colour, and in fact I often prefer more […]

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Autumn Photo Refresher Course

October’s well and truly here, which means the leaves are turning and the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ has arrived (if you’re reading this in Australia please bear with us). Indeed, afer an Indian summer of a September in the UK, autumn is picking […]

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Long Exposure Photography: Two Techniques for the Winter Months

Long Exposure Photography can give some very beautiful results. In the northern hemisphere the longer nights are drawing in now. This means shorter hours of daylight and longer periods of low or even no light. This makes me rub my hands in glee. There’s something […]

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Photography Workflow: Getting it Right

Do you have a photography workflow? Do you know what a photography workflow is? If you don’t – your not alone. There’s a lovely scene in the movie, The Graduate. The hero, Benjamin Braddock, has been cornered by a friend of his father, Mr McGuire. […]

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Car Photography Tutorials

In this fast tip I take you into a new domain for CarPhotoTutorials … video. That’s right, in this article I am not showing you every single step to go from start to finish over multiple images and lots of text … instead I show […]

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Dynamic Landscape Editing Lightroom Workflow

Lightroom allows us to breathe new life into photos normally reserved for the trash bin. This video will show you the Lightroom workflow behind taking a dull and dark image to dynamic and vibrant. Learn how to push your landscape photos to the limit, then […]

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How to Photograph Wine Bottles on White Background

You can produce professional-looking product photos without having to hire a professional photographer. By following simple instructions from online video tutorials, you can create rich product images for very little cost. Here is a list of online video tutorials for product photography. There are general […]

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Hands On With Your DSLR: Best Camera Tips For The Amateur Photographer

kay, this is a kind of a personal project. I just graduated from a basic entry level DSLR to an intermediate DSLR. Something, that’s right on the cusp between amateurs and professionals (the very powerful Canon 7D). Even as I heft the camera in my […]

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How to Photograph Cats

Cats can be mysterious, but with the right knowledge, you can get great pictures! Seth shows how to find a unique moment of expression when photographing cats. Other topics include how to take positive pictures of cats in kennels, working in a foster home setting, […]

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Tips For Shooting the Best Slow-Motion Video

Classic films like Reservoir Dogs, Top Gun and Wayne’s World employ slow-motion for emotional impact. Now that Casio, Samsung, JVC, LG and Ricoh cameras and phones tout slow-mo, amateurs can wield this same mighty power: First, How Slow Motion Actually Works Understanding the basic principle […]

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Thanksgiving Food Photography Tips- Creating a Video Slideshow Worthy Shot

Food photography is all the rage lately. People love snapping photos of their delicious meals at restaurants and bakeries. Don’t limit your fun to only foods others prepare. Thanksgiving can be a fun time to show off your plate and tell the world what tasty […]

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The Best Photography Tips From The Best Photographers

Here is a fantastic video filled with random bits of priceless knowledge from 5 acclaimed photographers. Albert Maysles, Sylvia Plachy, Andrew Moore, Timothy Greenfield Sanders and Gregory Crewdson casually answer questions for Ovation TV about all aspects of the business.

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Quick Tip: How Does Shutter Speed Affect Video?

When talking about video, many people refer the “cinematic” or “videoish” looks. Cinematic is in. Everyone wants to make sure their videos look like they came from a Hollywood backlot. One of the most basic methods of changing the look is by controlling the shutter […]

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Five Photography Tricks Anyone Who Owns a Camera Should Know

A camera is only as capable as the person using it, but snapping some awesome images doesn’t require years of training. Here are five photography pro tips that everybody ought to know. Think Before You Shoot to Compose Your Images Like a Pro Taking tons […]

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7 Most Common Image Editing Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

As with the old film darkroom, taking a picture is only part of the process – you also need to know how to edit images to get the most from them in the ‘digital darkroom.’ Here are some of the more common errors to watch […]

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Joe McNally’s Tips For Great Lighting

Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years. He has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York and Entertainment Weekly. He gave us some fantastic tips on lighting–speaking its language and how to improve your photography,that will help […]

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Photography Tips and Tricks: Snapshot with Macphun

Pete is joined by Morne Sherry from Macphun software, a new company that develops plugins for Photoshop, Aperture, Lightroom and Elements. In this episode, Morne offers a demonstration of Macphun’s Intensify Pro plugin for Photoshop where he takes an image that is underexposed and re-processes […]

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