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Why Being a Photographer Is (Probably) the Best Job in the World

I’m a photographer because my life is filled with hot models all day, every day, right? No, but really, photography, as a career, should not be taken for granted. Let’s be honest, we’re hardly saving lives here, and we should be very grateful that we […]

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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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Selfie: Narcissism or Marketing Tool for Your Photography Business?

Some people use social media platforms as their emotional outlet, some for vanity purposes. I use social media to brand my photography business. This approach may not fit every photography niche, but I would like to explain how it fits mine, and I am sure […]

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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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How-To: Create Surreal Milk Bath Photography

Dive into one this popular photographic technique. Preparing the Bath There are a few common questions I get about this type of shoot: “How do you make it look like that? Is it real milk? How much?” I have only ever used real milk. Usually […]

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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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How to photograph frost

Winter is not many people’s favourite season, but even so, it does have some advantages for an outdoor photographer. The light is low throughout the day, which is great for texture and shape in landscape photography. And if you like the idea of photographing at […]

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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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Stupid Photoshop tricks #2 – Fold a Photo

I love the texture of old heritage photos, particularly those that have been kicking around for some years and which have managed to accumulate folds and crinkles. While it can take many years for a printed photo to develop this sort of quality, luckily Photoshop […]

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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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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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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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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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A Host of Lenses Arrive For Sony’s Full Frame A7 Cameras

A good camera system needs lots of lenses, and Sony is taking their full-frame FE system a step forward with some new hunks of glass. We caught a whiff of these last year when Sony first teased them, but now we have a full rundown […]

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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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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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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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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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Mountain Landscape Photography Tips

There are few experiences as exhilarating as trekking in a mountainous landscape. A few years ago I did a three week long trek in the Himalayas, walking a circuit of about 300 km. As you can imagine, it was a huge experience, both physically and […]

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Start Making Better Bird Pictures

At once challenging and wondrous subjects, birds are fast, elusive, biologically diverse, and can be stunningly beautiful. “There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world, and their range of behaviors is very wide,” says William Majoros, a North Carolina–based scientist and avid bird […]

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Composition: Small Things Make a Big Difference

I’m continually astonished at how small things can have a big impact. Take the humble comma for instance. The placement of this relatively insignificant little mark can make all the difference to how legible a sentence is. Not adding a comma into the relevant place […]

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