Author Archives: Pat Haugen

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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15 Best Online Photo Storage Sites ~ Photolemur

Finding the best online photo storage site can be tough. With so many options to choose from it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying and which ones you should avoid. Photo storage sites can be a great way … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOONLIGHT ~ Adrian Skiles

Moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. The mood conveyed in moonlight photography can be quite different than in other lighting circumstances. Good Article…

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Blood Moon 2018: How to photograph the total lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 ~ Jamie Carter

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur on 27 July 2018, and it will be visible to all photographers in the UK – clear skies allowing.  The spectacle will see the moon turn an orangey, reddish … Continue reading

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The beginner’s guide to photographing the night sky ~ Jamie Carter

Night-sky photography is getting very popular, and the internet – particularly Instagram – is full of stunning images of star fields and the Milky Way. They may look like highly polished images taken by photographers with years of experience, but … Continue reading

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Astrophotography: How-to guides, tips and videos on getting your best shots ~ Digital Camera

Astrophotography might make you think of prohibitively expensive camera kit and complicated techniques, but there aren’t necessary for successful captures.  In fact, even with just a basic DSLR, a tripod and a shutter release cable, there’s a lot you can … Continue reading

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SLC-0L-02: Shiny Object, Using an iPhone and the Sun ~ Strobist

Whether photographing people or objects, how you approach your lighting is far more important than what camera and lighting gear you use. To illustrate, today we are going to photograph a complex, mirrored surface—an alto saxophone—using just an iPhone for … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION TO REFLECTIONS IN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: 4 EASY STEPS ~ Ron McCarty

When photographing reflections, you’re looking to capture the reflection of specific elements or to capture the ambiance of the scene by including reflections of color. Good Ideas…

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