Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Photo Tips that Finally made me a Better Photographer ~ Thorin Klosowski

I have tried and failed to get into photography several times in my life. I like the idea of taking beautiful photos, but all the rules, settings, and tricks seemed impenetrable. Within the last year, some of those basics finally … Continue reading

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A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition ~ Alphonso Sanchez

It’s easy to be swept away by the technical demands most DSLR cameras require. But as a new photographer, it’s critical that you develop your composition skills. Your ability to compose a powerful, visually captivating image is one of the … Continue reading

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The 9 Winning Photos of the 2015 Smithsonian Photo Contest ~ PetaPixel

The Smithsonian has just announced the winning photos of its 13th annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest. A total of 9 winning shots were selected from over 46,000 submissions from photographers in 168 different countries. View…

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How to Photograph the Full Band of the Milky Way ~ Grant Collier

Our small blue planet is located on a spiral arm, far out from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. When we look towards the galactic center, we can view one of the most spectacular sites imaginable. Thousands of stars … Continue reading

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Video: Bird Photography Tips for the Serious Photographer ~ B and H Event Space

In this B&H Event Space video, nature photographers Arthur Morris and Denise Ippolito share the methods and techniques they have developed and used for the past few decades to create dramatic, sharp, well-composed, properly exposed images of a great variety … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHTS VS. WHITES | WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE & WHEN TO USE WHICH? ~ Kishore Sawh

In that vein, one of the more common questions I’m asked in regards to post processing deals with some of the absolute basics, such as what is the difference between Highlights and Whites. It’s so simple a question, and yet … Continue reading

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8 reasons to shoot JPEGs over raw files ~ Matt Golowczynski

Shooting in Raw is widely viewed as the better approach to shooting JPEGs for more serious, considered photography, but that does mean everyone should try to aim to competently abandon JPEGs? Not necessarily. More and more photographers are citing many … Continue reading

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The Importance of Constructive Feedback in Photography ~ Fauzi Anuar

Most of us have received critiques of our work at some point of our life. Some of the most subjective feedback is that directed at works of art. Photography is no exception. With a lot of people picking up photography … Continue reading

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Leading Lines in Landscape Photo Composition ~ Andrew Goodall

Composition and good photography go hand in hand. Anyone can (with practice) perfect the technical skills to take a well exposed photo. It’s your flair for composition that will set your photos apart from the crowd. Image Ideas…

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Rain Photography Essentials ~ Sujith Raj

“What if it rains?” This is a question that every professional and amateur photographer will hear eventually. We’re living in a golden age of photographic technology with photography possible under all kinds of circumstances and situations. Read On…

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