How to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography
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Since the camera was invented, we have tried to copy one of the greatest wonders of our body; the human eye. Unfortunately, despite being over 100 years since the first time that we captured light, we are still far from overcoming Mother Nature. Why? Because in the visible spectrum your eye sees much better than your […]

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5 Common Post-Processing Mistakes to Avoid
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For today’s photographer, post-processing is a critical element of image making. Sure, when you first get started with digital photography, you might shoot in JPG mode and allow the camera to make decisions about things like color and contrast. But when you’re ready to take control of your images, it’s time to shoot in RAW […]

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3 Handy Lightroom Features I Discovered by Accident
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When I first started to dabble in photography, I knew very little about post-processing. I used Picasa to edit my photos. It’s free and easy to use. I experimented with the different settings and created some pretty interesting images (they weren’t very good). Needless to say, I had no idea what I was doing. This […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Art Direct Your Travel Photography
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Purists will say that it’s cheating. While the ideal scenario is always for everything in your composition to be natural, sometimes it just doesn’t happen. It may be that you are in a far off place that not many people will visit, or it could be that you require a very specific type of photo […]

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Some Options for Backing Up Your Photos Online
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Backing up your data is an essential part of your photography workflow. While many photographers still advocate for using physical external hard drives, there are also many online services where you can store your images. In this article, I will go over the pros and cons of several popular sites to backup your photos online. […]

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A Couple of Overviews of the New Nikon D3400
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Last fall an update to the D3300 was released, the new Nikon D3400. I looked around and was able to find a couple of videos that go over the features and how it compares to the D3300, and also to the relatively new Canon T6. The Nikon D3400 Review by Chris Winter In this video […]

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8 Tips for Getting Great Expressions in Family Portraits
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Sometimes as a photographer, you are lucky enough to get a family session full of models with perfect natural smiles in every photo. It doesn’t take much to get a photo that is ready to hang on the wall. However, most of the time with family portraits it isn’t that easy. Maybe you’ve got somebody […]

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How to Conquer the Biggest Fear in Street Photography
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As a street photographer you may have had fear sometimes taking photos on the street. All of us who spend time in the streets shooting know that not everyone likes when you take photos of them. When photographing strangers, our biggest fear is of people noticing that we are taking photos of them or people […]

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How to Create Magic in Your Photos with the Pixelstick
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Who doesn’t want special super powers? Popular culture is awash these days with characters with added extras. To date, these include wizards with magic wands, Jedi’s with light sabers, and now there are photographers with pixelsticks! That’s right, welcome to the future because the pixelstick is here and it’s going to change the way you do […]

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