photography

Photography Equipment Comparisons – Entry-Level Versus High-End Gear Does it Matter?
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Photographers tend to get obsessed with having the latest, greatest toys. But does it matter which camera or bits of equipment you use? If so, how much? Or is it more about how you use it, and the skills you possess? Let’s take a look at three video comparisons of some of the top level photography […]

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Why Olympus Mirrorless Cameras are Top Notch for Travel Photography
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From entry-level to pro, the Olympus Mirrorless Four Thirds OM camera series has something for every aspirational travel photographer. Camera – Olympus Mirrorless E-M1 with kit lens at 38mm, 1/250th, f/14, ISO 400. Are you looking to get serious about your digital photography and move up to an interchangeable lens system? Or maybe you are […]

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5 Reasons Why You Might Want to Try Black and White Photography
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There are different schools of thought when it comes to black and white photography. Some believe it was a technical limitation of the past that you need to get over and move on. While others see it as a creative choice, that needs to be explored in great depths. As camera technology gets better, with […]

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Getting Started with Landscape Photography – 4 Easy Tips for Beginners
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One of the things I like most about photography is that there is always more to learn. It keeps the mind active and the creative juices flowing. But the wealth of information out there can be overwhelming for beginners in landscape photography. Where do you start? There are a few easy things you can do […]

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How to Make Use of Foggy Surfaces for Abstract Photography
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When I mention that one of my favorite subjects to photograph is foggy surfaces, I get a few weird looks. To the uninitiated, the subject is an unusual one and most likely a boring one too. Photographers in-the-know furrow their brow, recalling the dreaded lens fog plaguing important shoot days and holidays photos. Nevertheless, diffused […]

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To Specialize or Not to Specialize with Your Photography – That is the Question
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Photography is one of those careers where the industry is so broad that realistically you can select any field to focus on. Even if you define yourself as a particular type of photographer, you can further niche yourself into one of the many subcategories that are available in almost every genre. For example, if you […]

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How to Use a Photography Project to Build Your Portfolio
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Your development as a photographer can be seen as progressing through three stages: initial interest in taking photographs, development of skill, and mastery of the medium. As part of the third stage, photographic projects build your portfolio because they make you think in bigger terms. They force you to create images that flesh out a […]

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Tips for Better Smartphone Photography
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Everyone has a camera nowadays. If you have a smartphone, you have a camera. Many of them take great photos, full of color and clarity. But what can you do to take your smartphone photography to the next level? Here are 3 videos with some tips to help you out. 7 Smartphone Photography Tips & […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Your Best Smartphone Shot
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Likely you have a smartphone as well as your main camera – whether that be a DSLR, mirrorless or other. This week your challenge is to come up with the best shot you can using just your smartphone. So you can’t rely on fancy lenses or advanced settings – you’ll need to use light and […]

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