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Tips from a Pro: The Right Lens Makes All the Difference

Use a wide-angle lens to add some humor to your images. Superwide-angle lenses practically force you to create wacky images, simply by letting you cram so many elements into the picture. It can be a blast to use them to distort perspective. But there are […]

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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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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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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 Pro Tips for Better Portraits

We asked portraits pros to share their best tactics for framing up a subject. Many decisions go into shooting a single portrait. Often, as we chat with our subjects, we’re not even aware that we’re making choices about framing, subject distance and position, color palette, […]

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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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Photoshop: Color that packs a punch

I like to see lovely saturated color in my photos but sometimes the color I capture just doesn’t do justice to the subject and it isn’t what I remember the scene looked like. Boosting the color can turn a lackluster image into one that totally […]

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Improve Your Shots by Getting Closer

Getting low and tilting your camera up can help too. One of photography’s most honored axioms states: If your picture stinks, get closer. And while this makes for a trusty guide for improving a shot, getting close is only half the story. Getting low and […]

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First Look: Canon Product Review

Adorama TV presents Michael Artsis at NAB 2014 with a first look at Canon’s newest offerings and an overview of the Cinema EOS lineup, which is available now. Here, Michael chats with Paul McAniff of Canon and provides an in-depth overview of Canon’s beloved Cinema EOS line, […]

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High Speed Flash Sync

In this tutorial we’ll be talking about how to over-ride the maximum shutter sync speed of your camera when using a flash gun. Create a whole new look by turning on High Sync Speed on your flash.

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Sharpening in Lightroom 2

Sharpening is the last step in editing an image. If you’re working in Lightroom then you have a very sophisticated Sharpening tool at your disposal. It’s hard to determine what the coolest part of the process is – the Detail and Masking sliders or the […]

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Photographing in Natural Light

Photographers who work outdoors with natural light, rather than in a studio, have to make the best of the prevailing weather conditions. This will be especially true when we’re visiting a location at some distance from where we live. If a location is nearby, we […]

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Sunset Photography

There’s a lot more to shooting an iconic piece of sunset wall art than taking hundreds of pictures and hoping there’ll be a good one somewhere amongst them. Sunset photography takes planning, patience and a big slice of luck before you can bring home something […]

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How to create a zoom burst

Do you ever have one of those days where you just fancy trying something a bit different? Perhaps trying for a more arty, creative image? Well, if so, you might like to try a zoom burst. It’s easy to do, and can create some amazing […]

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How to Create Motion using Zoom Blur Photography Techniqu

Recently we discussed a “Bokeh Technique” for a creative way of blurring the background. Today we would like to demonstrate another creative technique which is also very unique but much different in style. Zoom Blur Nowadays the term “zoom blur” often associates with a Photoshop […]

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Camera Craft: Landscape or Portrait?

There are lots of different decisions we have to make when we’re taking photographs – what lens to use, what aperture and shutter speed to choose, what to include in or exclude from the picture, whether to use any filters… the list goes on. But […]

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Photo Composition Tips

  Ken Rockwell talks with Marc Silber about photography tips that often are not covered in photography school. Ken explains how strong photo composition is essential for creating an award-winning photo that grabs people’s attention. In this video, he touches on the different aspects of […]

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Interviews

Martin Lawrence

After many years as a keen amateur photographer, I decided to start a small landscape photography business called Lakescenes which I ran alongside my main job as an IT Manager. As business increased, I found myself working long, but rewarding, hours just to keep up […]

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Rob Sheppard

Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the […]

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Gary Hart

Gary Hart has photographed California’s natural beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing have appeared in many publications, most recently Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You’ll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, and many galleries and private collections throughout the world.

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Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Originally from Poland, based in London UK, Jaroslav has background in Fine Arts, degree in Architecture, and wide array of experience. Being an Architect taught him how to be resourceful and to solve complex problems with simple, yet innovative solutions. Constant passion for graphic & […]

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Tips from a Pro: The Right Lens Makes All the Difference

Use a wide-angle lens to add some humor to your images. Superwide-angle lenses practically force you to create wacky images, simply by letting you cram so many elements into the picture. It can be a blast to use them to distort perspective. But there are […]

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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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7 Pro Tips for Better Portraits

We asked portraits pros to share their best tactics for framing up a subject. Many decisions go into shooting a single portrait. Often, as we chat with our subjects, we’re not even aware that we’re making choices about framing, subject distance and position, color palette, […]

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