Monthly Archives: October 2014

Learning from Master Photographer Fan Ho (Video) ~ Rahjib Mukherjee

Fan Ho was born in Shanghai in 1937. Very early in his life he received a Rolleiflex camera from his father, a turn of event that kindled his love for photography. Using his family bathtub he discovered how to print … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Photographing Bugs and Insects ~ Simon Ringsmuth

Sometimes the most interesting things to photograph are right under your nose, even though you might have to look a little harder to see them. Bugs, insects, and other creepy crawlies might not seem like compelling subjects, but if you … Continue reading

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Tips for Creating a Candid Street Photography Project ~ James Maher

However, if you have ever thought about creating a street photography project, here are some thoughts and ideas about how to do it. Street photography is an art form that works very well when images are grouped. Street photography fits … Continue reading

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10 Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers ~ James Maher

Please keep in mind that all of these common mistakes can also be advantages when done well and with purpose. This article is not about those times, but is an observation about how often I see them done the wrong … Continue reading

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6 Spine-Chilling Ideas to Create Spooky Photographs This Halloween ~ Sheen Watkins

We’ll explore subjects that automatically evoke a creepy, eerie sensation using techniques of 1) harsh editing 2) silhouettes 2) shadows 4) exposure 5) distortion and 6) movement. We’ll look at the kind of subjects that work best in each category … Continue reading

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5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography ~ James Maher

So you know how to read the light and capture a sharp shot. You’re confident in your compositions. You’re not afraid to capture people candidly. You’ve found that this is something that you enjoy doing and you want to continue … Continue reading

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Fall Photography Tips ~ John Pitts

Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to take some memorable foliage photos. The turning leaves create vibrant multicolor scenes that almost photograph themselves. The vivid gold, orange, green, and red colors provide many photographic possibilities, but it’s … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop ~ Chris Spooner

No matter what you’re working on, you can be sure that almost every project will require an image to be removed from its background! Sometimes it’s a breeze when professionally lit studio shots are provided, but it can get a … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Make Candid Street Photography EasierSimple Technical ~ James Maher

Street photography simultaneously tests your hand-eye coordination, your ability to see and frame interesting moments as they quickly unfold before you, your ability to see light, your technical abilities with your camera, and your ability to be comfortable capturing strangers. … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Photographer When… ~ Cole Dunn

Being a photographer is more than just a hobby or a career choice—it’s life. Something you feel you literally could not live without. Every instant of your waking moment, you feel the dire need to pull your camera out and … Continue reading

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