Tutorials

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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Image Optimizing For The Web

Optimising images for the web lies somewhere between an art and a science. Images need to be sufficiently big that they are easy to see and do not appear pixelated or blurred, while not being so large that they slow down the page’s load time […]

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Photography Tips And Tricks

In this review, we’re going to take a look at one of many digital photography books on today’s market, an independent e-book known as Trick Photography Book. Trick Photography Book is an e-book offering digital

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5 Facts Every Good Photographer Should Know

The truly wonderful thing about photography is that’s always something new to learn. In fact I don’t think it’s possible to know everything there is to know. Isn’t that great? How can you possibly get bored with a subject so vast and rich in potential […]

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What is Bokeh and How to Capture it

What is Bokeh? Bokeh is that creamy blurred-background look you’ve probably seen in much of modern photography. How do you capture bokeh with your camera? It’s accomplished by having a narrow depth of field, (or low f-stop) so that only a small portion of your […]

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Telephoto Lenses: What Are They?

Telephoto lenses are generally thought of as being used to take photos of distant subjects – and of course this is true. Wildlife photographers use long telephotos to make frame filling pictures of tiny birds, or animals that are too shy to get near to. […]

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The 10 Best Photography Movies

Photography movies: Very often we just remember the iconic images from the great masters of photography. “The Kiss” from Robert Doisneau, for example. Or Robert Capa’s photo of a falling soldier in the Spanish Civil War. Not to mention Henri Cartier-Bresson’s brilliant captures of the”decisive […]

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Tips for taking photos in bright sunlight

Now that summer is here we can look forward to some lovely long, hot days with plenty of sunshine. Gorgeous! But although bright sunlight lifts our spirits and feels so good for us in many ways, it can cause its own special problems for photography. […]

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12 Tasty Photo + Video Tips

95% of the gear I use to create high-end advertising images, videos, and commercials is the highest end stuff you can buy. Tens, even hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment and production often comes together for much of the commercial work you see. This […]

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Creative Photography: Shallow Depth of Field

Understanding depth of field (DOF) and how to use it is one of the most important learning stages in creative photography. If we always keep our cameras on full auto mode, so that the (DOF) is chosen for us, we will never have full creative […]

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Shooting with a DSLR

In Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR, photographer and videographer Rob Sheppard provides the essential foundation that photographers need to make the leap from still pictures to moving ones. From technical considerations, such as audio and frame rates, to aesthetic issues, such as composition […]

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Video Photography Tip ~ Shooting Fireworks

Photographing fireworks is fun and unpredictable. First of all, let’s start off with the equipment, you’re going to need: camera, of course (preferably with full manual capability) tripod shutter release cable flashlight It’s probably best to set up early when you still have some light […]

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Where on the Curve are you?

The Curve dialog in Photoshop hides some surprise features that aren’t immediately apparent at first glance. In Photoshop CS3 and later, one surprise is that you now have the adjusters under the chart that you’re used to using in the Levels dialog inside Curves. So […]

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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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What's Hot

How to Shoot the Olympics

Five of the world’s top Olympic sports photographers talk about what it’s like to shoot the biggest sporting event in the world. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka puts it best: “The Olympics are unlike anything you will ever shoot in sports,” he says. “For professional […]

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You Don’t Need the Insane Zoom That Camera Makers Are Shilling

Camera makers are trying everything to revive the tanking market of low-end shooters. Their latest gambit? Insanely long zooming cameras that reach across vast swaths of land. But zoom is just another sweet-sounding spec that could leave you with crappier pictures. Way back in the […]

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How To Photograph Steam

Photography tutorial video will demonstrate how to capture the look of steaming coffee. Showing steam in a photograph is a great way to emphasize hotness. Heat is not a an element of art but rather a feeling or sensation. Showing steam in your photograph of […]

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