Photographers

Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes Made By Travel Photographers
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Whether you are traveling abroad or within your own country, there are several mistakes that I’ve seen travel photographers make that hinder the process of making memorable photos. Mistake #1: Not being aware of cultural sensitivities and laws When you travel to another country it’s easy to forget that the people there may see certain […]

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4 Young Photographers Who Will Inspire and Amaze You
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Since I started teaching photography I’ve had the opportunity to teach a few kids as well as adults. Some special parents were able to see that their child had an interest in photography and a gift for doing it as well, and they encouraged them to pursue it. I gladly jumped on that bandwagon and […]

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Review of the Venus Laowa 15mm F/4 Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photographers
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The choice of camera lens always represents a crucial moment for every photographer. But it is not always easy to find the lens that fits our actual needs, as too often we get seduced by features that we don’t really need, and are therefore just useful in raising the price. Have you chosen a stabilized […]

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5 Must-Know Photoshop Retouching Tips and Tricks for Photographers
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Here are five quick tips for doing retouching in Photoshop that are essential to know. Learn them to do better retouching on your photos. #1 – Load Luminosity as a Selection In Photoshop you can use the luminosity of an image (the bright pixels) as selections. The easiest way to make a selection out of […]

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Are Photographers Artists? Let’s Discuss
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I took this image while on a trip out west to the Grand Teton Mountains and Yellowstone National Park with my family and about 50 other people. We were driving towards our next lodge, past the mountains and the Snake River where we would be rafting the next morning when I became rather fascinated with […]

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6 Reasons You Should Hang Out With Other Photographers
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Solo indulgence in any form of creative expression can leave you in a vacuum unless you are completely confident and never lack inspiration. I don’t think I know anyone like that. Being a photographer, whether for a living or as a hobby, is often something people do on their own. Here are 6 reasons you […]

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5 Reasons for Lightroom Photographers to Use the Edit In Photoshop Feature
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Since its Version 1.0 release in 2006, Adobe Lightroom has gone from strength to strength, firmly establishing itself as the go-to software for photographers around the globe. With each new update, you’ll be relieved to find you have fewer reasons for awakening the software’s fuller-figured big brother, Photoshop CC. That said, there are some limitations […]

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Non-Technical Guide to Buying a Computer for Photographers
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In this age of digital photography (and other imagery) it is pretty much necessary to interface with your camera via a computer. It will store your image files, allow you to edit them, and upload to various platforms. However, like your camera, your computer is an expensive piece of technology that needs to be understood […]

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4 Lessons for Aspiring Family Portrait Photographers
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Over the past four years as my wife and I have done more family photography we have learned quite a bit. Going through some of those early shots I’m sometimes amazed that anyone paid us money for them at all! Self-reflection is critical not just for photographers, but any artist and indeed anyone who wants […]

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