Author Archives: Pat Haugen

20 Exciting Photo Prompts to Inspire You ~ Light Stalking

Confusion and lack of motivation are inevitable. If you’re in the middle of a creative block, don’t worry. You might need a few simple exercises to refresh your mind and discover a whole new world of photography ideas. Ideas to … Continue reading

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See the best wildlife photos of 2019 ~ Natasha Daly

THE MARMOT LOOKS paralyzed by fear, its fingers splayed and mouth agape. The fox is poised to pounce. It’s a freeze-frame of chaos, impulse, and terror—nature at its essence. For his remarkable memorialization of the moment before attack, Chinese photographer Yongqing … Continue reading

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10 DSLR CAMERA FEATURES YOU SHOULD KNOW ~ Graham Wadden

Here are 10 features of your DSLR camera that you should know. They will help improve you as a photographer. Great Pointers…

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Our Favorite Camera Bags ~ Wirecutter

If you’re working with only a single camera and a lens, a good camera strap is all you need. But as soon as you start bringing multiple lenses and maybe even a tripod, you’ll want a proper camera bag—preferably one … Continue reading

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Top Ten Pro Tips for Taking Stunning Landscape Photos ~ Ian Plant

Ever since Ansel Adams, photographs of the natural landscape have inspired and amazed people. Great landscape photos, however, don’t just happen by pointing your camera at pretty scenery. Instead, landscape pros use a number of techniques to make captivating images, … Continue reading

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SIMPLE YET EFFECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS ~ Simon Takk

If you’re new to photography and looking for some simple ways to get your photos looking better, this article will give you 7 useful tips. Good Pointers…

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3 TIPS FOR MIDDLE LINE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION ~ Sunny Shrestha

Some photographers, especially those who have been in the field just for a few years, have been hard-coded to follow the rule of thirds. They totally refrain from composing with the subject in the middle of the frame. But in … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHY ZOOM EFFECT: RACKING THE LENS ~ 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 this … Continue reading

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Focus on Autofocus – Achieving Sharp Images Every Time ~ Paul Van Hoy

Focus on autofocus – this article goes out to all my fellow focus-obsessed shooters who strive for consistently tack-sharp images no matter what the scene, subject matter, or lighting situation. Have you ever walked away from a shoot feeling confident … Continue reading

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Tips for Getting Started in Street Photography ~ Owen Vachell

This article will help you with those all important decisions for getting started in street photography. Including the best gear to use, settings to apply, and what to do about the tricky topic of photographing people in public. Any image … Continue reading

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