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How to Understand Reflected Versus Incident Light and Get More Accurate Exposures
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Do you ever get under or overexposed photos when you use your camera’s light meter? Do you get frustrated that even in auto-mode you can’t get the correct exposure? That’s because there are two different type of light to deal with when taking a photo. When you make a photograph the light is your raw […]

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More Lessons from the Photography Masters: David Burnett and Vivian Maier
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The more you can learn about photography the better off you will be. Find out everything you can even if it doesn’t seem important to you at the time. The best way to do this is to have a close look at the masters, photographers who molded the photography world as we know it today. […]

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Tips for Framing your Images to Tell a More Compelling Story
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I honestly can’t remember which brilliant and knowledgeable photographer told me the insightful little tidbit of information below, it was years ago. At any rate, I wish to thank them for the advice. It has helped me to concentrate on my composition and framing my images for storytelling. This little piece of advice has been […]

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Three Good Reasons To Learn More About Photography
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Photography has become so popular, mainly because of the inclusion of cameras on mobile phones, so it’s more difficult for your photos to be noticed. But, if you learn a little more about photography your photos will be more likely to stand out from the crowd. Your life is full of gadgets and equipment that […]

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Why I Use ACDSee Versus Adobe Bridge for Culling Images and More
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Believe me, I have tried. Over the years, I have tried to wean myself off ACDSee. But, like Al Pacino in The Godfather, “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!”. ACDSee does what I want it to do and, as a single package, and it does it better than anything […]

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6 Ideas for More Creative Landscape Photography
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In the following article, you will learn how to do creative landscape photography using a variety of different techniques. The level of technical skill in photography these days is amazing. A quick Google search for any given location will show well-composed photos, taken during the correct lighting conditions, and edited to perfection. The number of […]

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Beyond Human Vision – Seeing More With Photography
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Have you ever been frustrated because you don’t seem to be able to photograph a scene the way it looks to you, with your vision? Maybe you can’t get a sharp image even though the scene is perfectly clear, or perhaps the camera fails to capture the beautiful variety of light in a landscape. It’s […]

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7 Ways to Become More Spontaneous with Your Street Photography
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As you become more experienced and comfortable doing street photography, you will notice that the way you shoot will begin to change. You will notice more, focus more on what you like, and your work will improve significantly. At this point, it can be important to embrace spontaneity in the way that you shoot. So […]

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Using Juxtaposition for More Compelling Landscape Photography
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Juxtaposition – it’s one of my favorite words, and also one of the most important aspects of successful photography. It’s used in portraiture, outdoor adventure, and frequently in travel photography. In images of the landscape, however, juxtaposition is often overlooked. I say overlooked because many photographers integrate juxtaposed elements in their landscapes without even being […]

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