Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Power of Perspective in Photography ~ Annie Tao

How you shoot a scene determines what kind of story you want to tell and what kind of mood you want viewers to feel when they look at a photo. The power of perspective is beyond the consideration of your … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Improving Your Street Photography ~ John Batdorff

Work with less If there’s one thing that will really help with improving your street photography it is learning to work with less. I love gear and gadgets but when it comes to walking the streets, the key is to … Continue reading

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How to Take Better Baby Portraits ~ Gary Wayne Davis

Of all the many different situations a photographer may encounter, shooting baby portraits may be the most difficult. Even if you are not a professional photographer, but are just trying to shoot some cute portraits of your own child, getting … Continue reading

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Lightning Photography: 8 Important Tips To Consider ~ Swee Shiong Chong

Lightning photography is self-explanatory: photographing lightning. Because lightning is a very unpredictable force of nature, the actual process of photographing lightning presents unique challenges to photographers. It is, however, possible to be an outstanding lightning photographer if you are equipped … Continue reading

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The 16 Most Photogenic Everyday Objects ~ James Maher

You know how some people are just photogenic.  No matter what the lighting is or if they are all sweaty from the gym, they are still going to look damn good. Well the same goes for certain objects and structures. … Continue reading

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The 16 Most Photogenic Everyday Objects, Part Two ~ James Maher

In part 1, I spoke about 16 of my favorite everyday objects to include in photographs.  These objects won’t always make a photo, but when included they will almost always make the scene more photogenic. The purpose of these lists … Continue reading

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Photoshop Week 2014

FREE CLASSES  Register: http://www.creativelive.com/conferences/photoshop-week-2014?utm_source=MacGroup&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=xritePSWblast With Photoshop, you can turn raw images into polished works of art — all you need is your imagination and the right tools. creativeLIVE Photoshop Week returns February 24-28 with hands-on learning from Adobe-certified experts, award-winning … Continue reading

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How to use Lens Flare to Your Advantage ~ Katie McEmaney

Flare can be a polarizing topic in photography, and many articles have been written about how to prevent or eliminate lens flare. But there are many situations where you can use lens flare creatively to enhance your photographs. Read More: http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-use-lens-flare-to-your-advantage

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Image Fest ~ Comox Valley Camera Club Society

After months of work preparing their productions, these talented individuals will present a feast for the senses to the expected full house. Still photography, periodically punctuated with video clips, will combine with music to take the viewer on journeys near … Continue reading

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Winter Photography Tips | Bendy straws and Ziploc bags? ~ Paul Burwell

While a lot of photographers find that winter is an excellent time to hibernate, there are really no good excuses for staying indoors and avoiding winter.  But, you do need to take steps to protect your equipment.  Here’s a few … Continue reading

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