7 Tips for Photographing at the Zoo

Zoos … love ‘em or hate ‘em? I think it depends on the zoo. I much prefer open range zoos where the animals have tons of space to roam around and live almost as they would in the wil... See full article

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Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include foreground objects that are a matter of meters from y... See full article

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Using Gobos To Create Dramatic Lighting

When lighting a subject, one of the things you want to try to do is create drama, or a context, using the light. This often means modifying your light source. One of the easiest ways to modify your fl... See full article

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Learning to See, Part VI

No Contrast – No Problem The most beautiful composition can be dashed by improper use of color and contrast. CJ Rider As we learned in our last entry, harsh light can work well with bold an... See full article

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Why does your camera see things differently than you?

Do you ever see a beautiful scene, take out your camera, take the shot and then wonder what went wrong? Why doesn’t the display on the LCD screen look at all like the scene in front of you? Do y... See full article

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Weddings Through The Eyes of a Noob: Lessons I Learned

Throughout the first 20 years of my career in photography, I’d photographed a lot of different things- NHL All-Star games, Major League Baseball, NFL Football. I’d photographed portraits, ... See full article

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Take your Time and Work the Scene

I recently shared this photo on Facebook, Google+, and Flickr, with a quick tip on how to create a starburst effect. In this article, I’d like to share the thought process behind the image, and ... See full article

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Use Diptychs to Tell a Story

If a picture is worth a thousands words, how much is a diptych (pronounced diptik) worth? Photography is about visual communication: sharing stories, ideas, and feelings through images. A diptych of t... See full article

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The Remarkable Vivian Maier Story [Documentary Coming Soon]

I love the story of Vivian Maier – a prolific and talented street photographer who who took over 100,000 images over her life yet showed nobody her work. Her images were only uncovered and purch... See full article

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Learning to See, Part V

The colour of the object illuminated partakes of the colour of that which illuminates it. - Leonardo da Vinci In our past columns (see links below) we have discussed such topics as how one colour can ... See full article

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Sun Too Harsh? Modify It!

I’m big on shooting portraits outdoors. I love the natural light, the variety of locations available, and the more natural feel. I think for the average subject, a studio can be an intimidat... See full article

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Dragging The Shutter: Balancing Fill Flash With Ambient Light

Shooting indoors with a flash can challenge the best of photographers. Many times, the goal is simply to create enough light to illuminate your subject, and background be damned. The results, howeve... See full article

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Creative Business Management with Corwin Hiebert (Podcast 361)

Today I’m really happy to have had the opportunity to chat with Corwin Hiebert, manager to David duChemin and the author of numerous books on creative business and management, and lucky for us, ... See full article

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What is Holistic Photography?

A Guest Post by Ben Evans Holistic Photography is a way to develop an artist’s appreciation for the visual world. This is achieved by interaction with challenging ideas and technical mastery of ... See full article

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Photography Bucket List Big Sur

As a photographer, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel around to some great locations in the United States and abroad. It’s hard to tell which places are worth going to and wh... See full article

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Improve Your Photography By Learning to Edit

A Guest Post By: John Davenport You might have read the title to this post and thought that I was going to talk about how editing your photographs can make you appear to be a better photographer, but ... See full article

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Finding Your Way Around the Mode Dial

This is the first in a series of articles by Andrew S Gibson, the author of Understanding EOS: A Beginner’s Guide to Canon EOS cameras. Your camera’s Mode Dial is the gateway to its exposu... See full article

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Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido 2013 Tour #1 in Brief (Podcast 360)

Having just returned from the first of our two 2013 Snow Monkey & Hokkaido, Winter Wonderland Tours, today I’m going to update you on how things went, and show you my top seven images, as we... See full article

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What Type of Photographer Are You?

A Guest Post by Ben Evans Have you discovered what type of photographer you are? Doing so will make a big difference to your photography, allowing you to improve faster. If you don’t know right ... See full article

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Perfecting and Playing with White Balance

As photographers we often question the strength, type and direction of light, but because most of todays cameras auto-functions are greatly enhanced, it can be easy to forget about the colour of... See full article

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6 Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

No matter what your artistic interests, whether photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, etc., the underlying force behind your work is creativity. It’s much easier to talk about technical asp... See full article

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What Would Help Improve Your Photography?

I recently asked this simple question on social media: What do you think would help improve your photography? Your answers prompted me to try to come up with some tips and possible solutions tha... See full article

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New Release: Craft & Vision PHOTOGRAPH Issue #2!

Today Issue #2 of the incredible new digital magazine from Craft & Vision was released. Once again, I’m a little embarrassed to sing its praises, as I have a regular column in PHOTOGRAPH, bu... See full article

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Studio Portraits Getting Started With One Light

Working with studio lights can be a daunting process for many photographers. Many find the studio to be a place of fear and anxiety where the sanctity of natural light has vacated and the hauntingly, ... See full article

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Introducing the Creative Triangle

This is the first in a series of articles by Andrew S Gibson, the author of Understanding EOS: A Beginner’s Guide to Canon EOS cameras. The ‘creative triangle’ is my term for the ide... See full article

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