Monthly Archives: April 2016

Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques ~ Paul Reiffer

Night/astro/star/star-trail photography—whatever you want to call it, this is a genre which has become increasingly popular over the past couple of years (partly connected with the increase in sensitivity of reasonably-priced camera sensors over the same period). The irony being … Continue reading

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Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos ~

Nature photography relies on your sensitivity to the natural light above all else. You have surely heard that for good landscape photography, you generally want sunny conditions, early or late in the day when the light is low and soft. … Continue reading

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How to Snipe Out Your Best Shots Ever ~ Simon Takk

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and fire. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than the way a marksman – specifically, US Marine Corp Snipers – use their rifles. … Continue reading

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5 Important Focal Lengths to Know and the Benefits of Each ~ Jason Checkla

Please note: all focal lengths mentioned in this article are in reference to 35mm full frame sensors. There are photographers that favor the convenience and flexibility of zoom lenses, and those that favor their sharper, lighter and cheaper counterpart, the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint and Perspective in Photographic Composition ~ Todd Vorenkamp

Today’s cameras can do almost everything automatically. The one thing they cannot do is tell you where to stand and where to point the lens and when to take the photograph. These are the sole responsibilities of the photographer, and … Continue reading

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Beginner Tips for Shooting Action Photography ~ Kalyan Kumar

Digital camera owners who are not that experienced in taking photos often find it hard to capture the action scenes they so desire. With their subjects being mobile, they may not be aware of what to do with their camera … Continue reading

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