Photography

Can a Photography Mentor Help You Increase Your Performance

You’re a photographer, and a good one, at least you think. You have several years of experience under your belt. You started as a hobbyist, but then gradually discovered that you could turn that into a professional career and get paid good money for your photography. This certainly sounds like the successful photographer model: running your own business from a ...

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The Guide to Improving Your Exposures in Landscape Photography

While most cameras today do a fairly decent job of properly exposing the scene at hand, they don’t get it right all the time. This is especially true when it comes to landscape photography, where quickly changing lighting conditions – and compositions that include both dark and light areas can often result in images that are too light or dark – ...

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Incredible Surf Photography Approaches

Challenging it can be at times, with the constant motion of your subject and even the environment of the saltwater and the salty sea air. One thing’s clear, though: Shooting spectacular images when you’re at the beach and have some free time is always high on one’s list. Here’s how you can approach surf photography to get the best results ...

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Actionable Tips and Tricks to Pick the Best Lens

What is the best lens out there that you could possibly buy? Many a photographer has asked himself or herself that over the course of their career, which illustrates how vital this issue is to the quality of the images one takes. The thing about a lens that comes with the DSLR that you buy is that it’s usually not ...

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Industrial Photography Tips and Tricks: Staying Safe

Industrial photography is not as glamorous as fashion photography, or candid like street photography. But, it is just as interesting, important and challenging. The concept of industrial photography is to take photos of equipment, products, machinery, and sometimes, a company’s workers and officials. Most of the time, however, the main subjects are large machinery or equipment like a transformer, gas ...

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Finding Powerful Focal Points in Your Compositions

A strong focal point is one of the most important aspects of a composition. Without a solid point of interest, photos tend to look cluttered and disjointed. There’s nothing to grab the viewer’s attention or hold their interest, and few clues to what the purpose of the image is. Finding Focal Points Sometimes, your focal point will be obvious. When you’re ...

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An Introduction To 3D Photography

Three dimensional or 3D photographs are visually appealing. They invoke interesting reactions. They make photos look real, as if they’re just right in front of you. The concept of 3D photography has been around for years. It’s not something that was recently invented or created. 3D photography is rather old. Looking Back It was in 1839 when 3D photography first came into the spotlight. ...

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5 Ways to Use Contrast in Your Compositions

When most people think of contrast, bright, bold colors come to mind. But while color is certainly an important form of contrast, there are a number of ways that you can introduce contrast into your images. Contrast is created when two, or more visible differences are present in a photo. There are many ways that you can achieve this in ...

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Awesome Post-Processing Tips for Your Travel Photos

Photography is an art from, from start to finish. And there’s a lot that goes into creating the perfect photograph – from having a good understanding of composition and lighting, as well as camera settings, and gear that can help you to capture the best images possible. When it comes to creating striking images, though, there’s another step that you’ll ...

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8 DIY Photo Filters You can Make at Home

Photography can be a pretty spendy hobby or profession, so when someone comes up with an ingenious photography hack, I have to share it. Our friends over at the Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) managed to come up with not one, not two, but eight awesome DIY filters that you can make yourself. Droplet Filter Have you ever wanted to take a portrait like the ...

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