Monthly Archives: December 2013

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world’s major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few would ever dare face to make the journey. That’s where travel … Continue reading

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Christmas Light Photography Tips ~ Chuck Delaney

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often explained in terms of the rites of the particular culture, most scholars agree that … Continue reading

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Get Your Creative Juices Flowing with Different Focal Lengths ~ Joseph Eckert

I’ve gone through periods of low creativity in my photographic journey. Times when I don’t have compelling ideas or nothing seems new. When the excuses why not to go takes pictures (“It’s too cold, it’s too hot, the light isn’t … Continue reading

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A 15 Minute Exercise To Help You Improve Your Photography ~ Darren Rowse

Grab your camera – what ever one you have handy (I used my iPhone last time I did this) and head out into your backyard (or if you’re in the middle of winter you can choose an indoor location – … Continue reading

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How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples] ~ Darren Rowse

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which feature a technique that is always popular at this time of year – Bokeh … Continue reading

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5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes ~ James Maher

It’s that time again when we get to burn off those holiday pounds by trudging through the snow to capture those stunning winter shots.  I’ve got a few extra ones this year, so you’ll see me out there a bit … Continue reading

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Which Camera Should I Get? ~ Tim Barribeau

So you’re looking to buy a camera! With every camera manufacturer producing dozens of models, and a wide range of prices from less than $100 to many thousands of dollars, how in the hell do you know what to pick? … Continue reading

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A Turn of the Head – Creating More Compelling Bird Portraits ~ Paul Burwell

The last time I counted, there were about seventy two quadrillion photos of birds on the internet. Therefore, if you’re dedicating your time to try to stand out as a bird photographer, there is a ton of competition out there. … Continue reading

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How to Capture the Essence of a Place – Travel Photography Tips ~ Ralph Velasco

If you’re a traveler and you enjoy bringing back photos of the places you’ve visited – let’s face it, who doesn’t – then it’s extremely important to capture a set of images that more completely tells the story of the … Continue reading

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Maximizing Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens ~ Elliott Hook

A telephoto lens is perhaps one of the first lenses people buy to add to their kit, as they are useful in many genres of photography.  The reach that a telephoto lens can offer is crucial for a lot of … Continue reading

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