Category Archives: Ideas

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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Pro interview: Sue Bishop ~ Graeme Green

A childhood love of flowers has taken photographer and author Sue Bishop on adventures around the world, from Tuscany to Texas, always seeking out the most colourful, beautiful, flower-filled landscapes to photograph. Some Great Ideas…

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Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2018: Winners revealed ~ Digital Camera

Did you enter this year’s Digital Camera Photographer of the Year or Digital Camera Young Photographer of the Year competitions? Well, the wait is now over, and we can reveal the winners of each category in both competitions, as well … Continue reading

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The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards ~ Alan Taylor

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners for 2018. This year’s contest attracted nearly 320,000 entries from more than 200 countries. The organizers have again been kind enough … Continue reading

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE ~ Phil Moore

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of your Christmas tree? Here are a few tips: Link…

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THE RULE OF TENTHS IN PHOTOGRAPHY ~ Meghan B

Chances are greater than not that you’ve heard about the rule of thirds at some point. After all, it’s one of the first things most photographers are taught about composition. But have you ever heard of the rule of tenths? … Continue reading

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How to Take Interesting Photos in Uninteresting Places ~ Karthika Gupta

Having spent the past several months traveling extensively to some pretty exciting places, coming back home to small-town suburbia was a rude awakening for me to say the least. I was so used to having interesting subjects – be it people, … Continue reading

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ESCAPING A PHOTOGRAPHY SLUMP: A ONE-WEEK PLAN ~ Cameron Mitchell

Have you ever left your camera at home on purpose? What about carrying a heavy camera bag all day and finding nothing to photograph? Motivation and ideas sometimes dry up and you can hit a wall where you just can’t … Continue reading

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5 IDEAS TO PHOTOGRAPH WHEN YOU’RE OUT ON THE STREET ~ James Maher

1. SEEK OUT EMOTION This is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. It is difficult to capture emotions in the wild, but they are there if you … Continue reading

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Virtual Photo Scouting – How to Plan and Scout a Photography Trip ~ Viktor Elizarov

Don’t you hate it when, after spending hours driving and hiking to an amazing spot, you realize that you missed the sunset by 15 minutes? Or the scene of the Milkyway over an iconic mountain is ruined by a fool … Continue reading

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