10 Photography Pet Hates Its All About Being Professional

This is a guest post by Phil Hill, a travel photographer from the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phils great work at his travel photography blog or follow him on Facebook or Twitter. If... See full article

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A Beginners Guide to Colour Temperature

Lord Kelvin, AKA William Thomson has a lot to answer for. It was this Glasgow University based physicist that developed the scale of measuring temperature that we use in photography today. So why does... See full article

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Case Study: Two Travel Photos and the Process of How They Were Taken

I often find myself analyzing other photographers images which inspire me. This helps me to think creatively and technically when I’m not out shooting myself. When looking at other photographers... See full article

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles How to Get Great Shots of Any Transport

Many of us have a fascination for transport, be it cars, trains, planes or ships. These, mobile marvels can make wonderfully evocative images, from the nostalgia of an old steam train to the sheer pow... See full article

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What Photographers Must Know About The Sky When Shooting Outdoor Photos

Whether you are taking landscapes, portraits, or travel shots one of the bigger questions photographers are often faced with when shooting outdoors is what do we do with the sky? Because the sky is dy... See full article

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Depth of Field A General Guide for Beginners

Depth of field is one of the most powerful tools we photographers have in our arsenal. It can be used to create great depth in a landscape or highlight the eyes of a model. In this short guide we will... See full article

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After Dusk What You Need to Know About Night Photography

As photographers, our medium is light, yet some of the most dramatic and evocative images we take are when there is a distinct lack of light, in other words, evening or night photography. In this arti... See full article

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How to Shoot Panoramic Photographs

For many people, their first introduction to panoramic photography was using an Advantix or APS film camera. These cameras had a pseudo panoramic mode that really only cropped the top and bottom of th... See full article

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What Photographers Must Know About Using Extreme Wide Angle Lenses

Many photographers dream of owning one of the super wide lenses. Not a fisheye but a lens so wide it verges on fisheye. However as well as being expensive, there are some steep learning curves to over... See full article

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Five Easy Tips for Better Indoor Architectural Photography

There is an art to photographing indoor spaces and truly capturing the essence of theirarchitecturaldesign. Not only does it take a skilled photographer, but also one that has a solid grasp on the... See full article

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How to Avoid Common Scams to Steal Your Camera Gear and Rip You Off

For most of us, base jumping Go Pro photographers excepted, photography is a pretty safe hobby or profession. However sometimes we forget that the pride and joy hanging around our neck, is in fact, an... See full article

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How to Come Up With Ideas for Your Own Photography Projects

In this modern world, where nearly everyone has a camera of some sort, it can be difficult for a photographer to stand out in the crowd. Coming up with photography project ideas that are both creative... See full article

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Capturing Motion Blur in Camera Explained

Part of being a great photographer is learning how to accomplish all those effects we tend to rely on Photoshop for, in-camera. Take motion blur for example – it’s fairly easy to apply thi... See full article

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Learn How to Get Better Photographs With Existing Light

Without light, photography would not exist. Lighting is so important, in fact, that we are constantly creating new devices and equipment that will allow us to control it. Almost all modern cameras com... See full article

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5 Essential Considerations for Sharpening Your Street Photography

Street photography tells a story in ways that other types of photography can’t. They are spontaneous, interesting, and perfect mementos of a moment in time. As a street photographer, you are cap... See full article

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Why Good Photography Isnt About the Gear

This is a guest post by Phil Hill, atravel photographerfrom the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phils great work at histravel photography blogor follow him onFacebookorTwit... See full article

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Natural Light Techniques to Make Amazing Travel Portraits

Being on the road often limits the amount of gear we want to take with us as photographers. By learning and getting more comfortable with natural light we can not only help lighten our bags, but it... See full article

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What Every Beginner Needs to Know About Product Photography

Photography is more than just sunsets, memories of vacations, family gatherings and weddings – it’s actually in our life every single day. Product photography ranges the gamut from cerea... See full article

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The Secrets to Compelling Black and White Portraits

Black and white photographs can portray a higher level of timelessness than color images. The lack of color also gives us a better sense of the time and mood behind a portrait. Because of these char... See full article

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Do You Make These Catastrophic Mistakes in Family Photography?

Family portraits that may be hanging in your grandparents house probably don’t look very fun, but you still enjoy them because they are photos of your loved ones. It seems that having a formal... See full article

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An Introduction to Rembrandt Lighting For Portrait Photographers

If you’re a beginning photographer, chances are you’re still in the process of building up your arsenal of studio lighting. Being able to get the most out of a small lighting setup can be ... See full article

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Black and White Landscapes Enriching Tones and Textures.

This is a guest post by Tom Dinning. Check out Tom’s free book offer on his site. I’m partial to a bit of colour as much as the next photographer. Blue skies, turquoise ocean, verdant past... See full article

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Why Shooting to the Right Gives You Better Final Images

Some of you may have heard this term before, some not, but for everyone, its a great tip for optimizing the quality of the image coming from your sensor. So to understand how to shoot to the right,... See full article

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The Sky in Landscape Photography: Making It Work

While wondering through the Tate Gallery in London many years ago lavishing myself on a feast of paintings by William Turner I came across a small note book of his, secured within a glass cabinet in a... See full article

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How to Take Incredible Photographs of Flowers

This is a guest post from Izabela Korwel. Check out Iza’s amazing macro photography on her blog, follow her on Twitter, Facebook and also on Google +! Flowers are the easy subjects to come by an... See full article

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