Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tips for Great Street Photography ~ Wayne Turner

So what is street photography? A simple answer would be, anything goes. Basically it’s to get out onto the streets of your city and shoot anything that attracts your attention. Look for things that are different, quirky or need to … Continue reading

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How to Take Great Photos at a Car Show (Video Tutorial) ~ Rajib Muckherjee

If you are an automobile freak it is easy to lose focus in the midst such beauties. This is where you need to pull yourself together and pay attention. For those who are newbies or basically trying their hand at … Continue reading

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Photography Zoom Effect: Racking the Lens Technique ~ Affendy Ahmad

A zoom effect, in photography terms, is an effect in an image that looks like the subject is moving either toward you or away from you with lines of motion. It’s also known as racking the lens. The information in … Continue reading

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Forget About Pixels – Awaken the Artist Within ~ Daniel Korzeniewski

I have a confession to make: I used to be a pixel peeper. There was a time when I’d spent hours zooming in and inspecting photos at 1:1 or even 300 percent. I was looking for a technically perfect photo. … Continue reading

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All The Main Photography Mistakes That Beginners And Pro Make ~ Laura Tolentino

Professional photographers take thousands of pictures of just one event, sometimes hundreds of pics of just one door. Photography is all about practice, knowledge and more practice. Getting that perfect shot will be much more complicated than you may believe … Continue reading

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23 More eBooks that are Completely Free for Photographers ~ Tiffany Mueller

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A simple Google search for “free photography ebooks”, for example, churns up well … Continue reading

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Editing Highlights and Shadows in Adobe Lightroom and Camera Raw ~ Conrad Chavez

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw have two sets of controls for making tone and contrast adjustments: The Basic panel Tone sliders and the Tone Curve. Because the slider names in these two sets of tools are almost the … Continue reading

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How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People ~ Lindsay Mattingly

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple humans. For favor, for fun, or because they share your genetic make-up or home address. … Continue reading

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15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers ~ Julia May

Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception. Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a quick way to learn something, as well as refresh your knowledge about any particular subject. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Strobist Website ~ Learn Lighting ~ David Hobby

Strobist is the world’s most popular resource for photographers who want how to learn to use their flashes like a pro. Lighting newb? We gotcha covered. Scroll down just past the most recent features to get Strobist’s free, extensive knowledge … Continue reading

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