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6 Practical Tips to Instantly Make Travel Photography Easier

Digital Photography School Planning a trip? Where are you headed? Here’s some tips to help make it a great photographic opportunity. 6 Practical Tips to Instantly Make Travel Photography Easier If you like to travel but hate the hassle of hauling all your gear – try following these 6 tips to help make travel photography easier. Read More at Digital Photography School

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BY GETTING OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE ️

Digital Photography School HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BY GETTING OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/photography-comfort-zone-learn-grow/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Here are three ideas that will help emphasize your intended subject How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, beautifully lit, that stands out from its surroundings. When you have decided on your main subject, there are a number of photography tricks that you can use to… Read More at Picture Correct

Your guide to photographing a meteor shower – DIY Photography

DIYPhotography Reminder : The Perseid meteor shower is peaking tonight. Check out the guide on how to shoot them http://bit.ly/2bhcdiY Your guide to photographing a meteor shower – DIY Photography Photographing a meteor shower is more like photographing a time-lapse than traditional still photos. You can never anticipate where or when a meteor is going to streak across the sky. In order to catch them, you have to set up and take as many photos as you can throughout the […]

How to Find a Great Sunset Photography Location

Digital Photography School What is your favourite sunset location? Here’s a few tips on finding another good one! How to Find a Great Sunset Photography Location We all know that some of the most beautiful light happens during sunset. But what truly makes a great sunset photography location? Read More at Digital Photography School

Beauty, Fashion & Portrait Photography Retouching An inspirational eBook with …

Exposure Guide Beauty, Fashion & Portrait Photography Retouching http://goo.gl/AcdWOi An inspirational eBook with lots of beautiful images, retouching tips, articles and a few illustrated text and video tutorials for amateur and professional photographers who edit their work in Adobe Photoshop. Read More at Exposure Guide

“There has to be a surprise in photography, to learn something new and to feel p…

Magnum Photos “There has to be a surprise in photography, to learn something new and to feel pleasure from it.” Apply for the Magnum Hong Kong workshop with Patrick Zackmann, Antoine d’Agata and Nikos Economopoulos. http://bit.ly/HKWorkshops This image: Trinidad, Cuba. #NikosEconomopoulos. 2015. Read More at Magnum Photos

15 Essential Photography Tips

PictureCorrect Photography Tips From composition rules such as the Rule of Thirds, to basic lighting tips, this visual guide has real photo examples that will help you tailor your craft to any type of photo shoot! 15 Essential Photography Tips Mastering the art of photography starts with the camera. Sure, there are plenty of filters and digital treatments out there that you can use to apply to your photos after they’re shot, but the true art of photography lies in […]

Trick Photography Techniques With a Smartphone

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Have you ever done any photo illusions using these tricks? Trick Photography Techniques With a Smartphone Ever wish you could do a bit of magic with your camera? Maybe create a scene that you know is impossible in real life but looks real to the viewer? Or maybe you enjoyed some of the special effects in your favorite Godzilla or Star Wars movies? Either way, the “magic” involved is often incredibly [….. Read More at Picture Correct

7 Tips to stay inspired in your photography

DIYPhotography 7 Tips to stay inspired in your photography http://bit.ly/2bBXeAq 7 Tips to stay inspired in your photography If you’re like me, you might have a hard time staying inspired in your photography. Here are 7 tips which have personally helped me. 1. Shoot in “boring” places One of the problems I have is that I always blame the location of where I live from prevent… Read More at DIY Photography

Are Stylized Photoshoots Hurting the Wedding Photography Industry?

Fstoppers Is this a problem for the industry? Are Stylized Photoshoots Hurting the Wedding Photography Industry? Every few years we go through trends in wedding photography. The latest trend seems to be stylized photo shoots. Though stylized photo shoots are gorgeous and ripe with portfolio-worthy images, could they be hurting the industry? Read More at Fstoppers

Your Best Shot Photo Contest: September 2015 | Popular Photography

Popular Photography In case you needed some inspiration to get out and take pictures on this holiday weekend…. Your Best Shot Photo Contest: September 2015 | Popular Photography By Stan Horaczek on Sep 3rd, 2015 at 10:51am The scorching heat of summer is quickly passing and now we’re transitioning into one of the best times of the year. September is always one of my favorite months for photography, between all the weddings and the reasonable temperatures, it’s the perfect t… […]

How to Use Angle of Light in People Photography for Added Punch

Digital Photography School If you’re taking portraits you’ll want to read this advice on how the angle of light on your subject can drastically change the feel of your images. How to Use Angle of Light in People Photography for Added Punch Here are some quick tips on how to use the angle of light to add more drama and contrast to your people photography. Read More at Digital Photography School

Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial

PictureCorrect Photography Tips There’s a magic formula to help you figure out the interval between each frame on the move! Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial There’s more than one way to make a timelapse sequence. One way is to shoot with a video camera and speed up the video during post-processing. While this technique has its advantages, Daniel Norton has a better way of making timelapse sequences using still photography: Shooting stills and then conve… Read More at Picture Correct

5 Tips for Using a Tripod in Landscape Photography

Digital Photography School A few quick tips for using tripods in your landscape photography (and some mistakes to avoid). 5 Tips for Using a Tripod in Landscape Photography Believe it or not, there are right and wrong ways to use your tripod – here are 5 tips to help you avoid making mistakes that could cause blurry images or even potentially a complete disaster. Read More at Digital Photography School

This is why your night sky photography sucked last night

DIYPhotography This is why your night sky photography sucked last night http://bit.ly/2byqRQ0 This is why your night sky photography sucked last night It’s why mine always suck, too. Light pollution. It’s hard to escape it these days. It’s the thing that puts many budding astrophotographers off before they’ve really even got started. This video from Sriram Murali puts things into context. Filmed mostly in California, this… Read More at DIY Photography

Our 5 Favorite Photo Gadgets & Gizmos: Adventure & Travel Photography Gear

Shutterbug Magazine Some essential (and fun) stuff for your next photo trek. Our 5 Favorite Photo Gadgets & Gizmos: Adventure & Travel Photography Gear GoPro Camo Housing: This camera housing camouflages your GoPro in woodland environments. The Realtree Xtra pattern effectively blends into any forest habitat year-round. The QuickClip lets allows users to attach it to a backwards baseball cap or other 3mm to 10mm thick object. The housing is waterpr… Read More at Shutterbug.com

How Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Everywhere you look there are lines; the trick is to learn how to see it that way. How Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography Leading lines are one of the simplest and most powerful tools in photography composition. They draw your viewers into your photos and lead them on a journey through your image. Typically these lines grab your viewer’s eyes and point them toward something cool within the photo. To further explain how… Read More […]

Absolutely Stunning Aerial Photography of Holland’s Endless Rows of Tulip Fields…

Exposure Guide Absolutely Stunning Aerial Photography of Holland’s Endless Rows of Tulip Fields http://goo.gl/IFpRnM As Gloucestershire-based travel photographer Peter Adams saw the rows and rows of tulip fields that seemed never ending across the landscape of North Holland, he knew exactly what he was going to do. He had to shoot the tulip fields from an airplane. For Adams, aerial photography “always gives [him] a high that lasts days.” Read More at Exposure Guide

HDR Photography Myths

PictureCorrect Photography Tips In this article we’ll take a look at 9 common myths and why they are not true. HDR Photography Myths HDR (high dynamic range) is a subject that gets a lot of attention, both positive and negative, within the photography community. Because the topic can be so polarizing it seems like there are many myths or misunderstandings surrounding HDR photography. In this article we’ll take a look at nine comm… Read More at Picture Correct

Insane Roadrage Incident Interrupts Photography Session

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Stay safe out there! Insane Roadrage Incident Interrupts Photography Session Public places are often used by photographers for photoshoots. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean everyone agrees with them; which Los Angeles photographer Alex Stone found out first hand. While shooting on a deserted public road in Southern California, Stone and his crew were confronted by an irritat… Read More at Picture Correct

7 Essentials For Extreme Outdoor Photography: How To Prepare For Shooting In Tough Conditions

Shutterbug Magazine It’s been pretty nasty out there lately. Here’s what you need to do to go out and shoot great photos. 7 Essentials For Extreme Outdoor Photography: How To Prepare For Shooting In Tough Conditions Read More at Shutterbug.com

5 Key Elements that Directly Impact the Quality of Your Photography

Digital Photography School 1. Great lighting + careful exposure. 2. Engaging composition. 3. Careful timing. 4. Resonant color and/or tonal range. 5. Intuition. We expand upon each at ▶️ https://digital-photography-school.com/5-key-elements-quality-photography/ 5 Key Elements that Directly Impact the Quality of Your Photography If you want to take better photos and improve the quality of your photography, here are 5 things you can apply and put into practice now. Read More at Digital Photography School

We are giving away the best time lapse system ever – the Genie Pan Track Kit – DIY Photography

DIYPhotography you know you want this sweet motion control kit from SYRP, you can still enter the giveaway! http://bit.ly/2bAgWcu We are giving away the best time lapse system ever – the Genie Pan Track Kit – DIY Photography If you are reading this site for any amount of time, you you know that we are big fans of adding movement to time lapses. And while there are some small and nifty devices out there, nothing beats a full rig. And […]

Why a Standard Lens is Perfect for Street and Travel Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips “Here are some of the reasons that I used the standard lens so much more than the others, combined with some tips for making the most from them yourself.” Why a Standard Lens is Perfect for Street and Travel Photography Standard lenses (also called normal lenses) have a kind of mystique amongst photographers. Perhaps it’s because Henri Cartier-Bresson was famous for using one, maybe it has something to do with nostalgia for the times when most cameras […]

Planning some landscape photography with a friend (or alone). You should read …

Digital Photography School Planning some landscape photography with a friend (or alone). You should read this first ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/6-tips-landscape-photo-shoot/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories?

PictureCorrect Photography Tips So what do you think? Is photography always storytelling? Just sometimes? Or never? Do You Use Photography to Tell Stories? We’ve often heard from such renowned photography contest judges as The National Geographic that they want their submitted photos to “tell a story,” but is photography really about storytelling? This is the topic photographer and filmmaker Ted Forbes explores in the video below: Technical elements as… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Plan and Prepare for Landscape Photography

Digital Photography School A key in taking great landscape images is what you do BEFORE you head out on a shoot. Here’s how to get your preparation just right. How to Plan and Prepare for Landscape Photography If you want to up your game shooting landscape photography, here are some practical tips to help you do just that. Read More at Digital Photography School

Essential Lenses for Wedding Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips When you make a well-informed choice on the right photography lenses to use, it will definitely elevate your wedding photography to a more professional level. Essential Lenses for Wedding Photography There are generally four kinds of photography lenses that every wedding photographer should have in his or her gig bag: Wide-Angle Zoom Wide-to-Telephoto Zoom Image-Stabilized Telephoto Zoom Prime/Portrait Lenses Wide-Angle Zoom Wide-angle zoom lenses are one of the most important photography lenses… Read More at Picture Correct

Create Your Own Photography Studio on a Budget

Fstoppers Working on a budget? No problem! Create Your Own Photography Studio on a Budget Creating your own photography studio doesn’t have to be as expensive as you might think. For around five dollars, you could make your own studio setup to take some amazing portraits in the comfort of your home. Read More at Fstoppers

Photography Poses – The Missing Ingredient

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Photography Poses – The Missing Ingredient You’ve read all the “best digital camera” articles, got the best price on your first digital camera, and even glanced at its owner’s manual. Are you itching to take some great shots, or what? Slow down, soldier. Before you take 200 shots that seem great at the time, but then upon review of the final… Read More at Picture Correct

Don’t Be Afraid to Take Risks With Your Photography

Fstoppers Take risks. Don’t Be Afraid to Take Risks With Your Photography I don’t mean hanging out of a car window untethered to get a shot of another moving car (although that sounds kind of fun). What I mean is don’t be afraid to take your work in a direction previously unexplored. What’s the worst that can happen? Read More at Fstoppers

How Good is a Telephoto Lens for Street Photography?

Digital Photography School Street Photographers: What is your go to lens? How Good is a Telephoto Lens for Street Photography? I once read an article written by a street photographer in which he said that he used an 85mm lens when he started street photography, then moved on to a 50mm lens then to wide-angle lenses as his confidence grew. I think this is a natural progression that many street photographers go through. While… Read More at Digital Photography School

Interesting Photo of the Day: Shorebreak Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips “The shorebreak is my comfort zone. I absolutely love it. It’s always different.” Interesting Photo of the Day: Shorebreak Photography Although you may not be able to predict when a great shot will happen, when working with wave photography (aka shorebreak photography) patience is vital to your success. Working with Mother Nature is about timing; you have to be attentive and wait for your shot. With a passion for capturing the amaz… Read More at Picture Correct

Mesmerizing Underwater Photography by Mother-Daughter Tandem

Exposure Guide Mesmerizing Underwater Photography by Mother-Daughter Tandem http://goo.gl/y0swgy Read More at Exposure Guide

Photography fun with a crystal ball

DIYPhotography Photography fun with a crystal ball http://bit.ly/2bXWdQ4 Photography fun with a crystal ball Have you ever seen an interesting photo of a clear globe and wondered how to create such an image? This article will give you a few tips on how to take crystal ball photos. You can use a crystal ball to get a fisheye effect without the expense of buying a fisheye lens. One of the ideas I picked up … Read More at DIY Photography

Developing Your Eye for Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Your eye and your ability to see a good shot come first! Developing Your Eye for Photography Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot depends most on your eye. Look at the photographs you see every day in magazines, the press, or on display in a gallery. The shots you really take note of… Read More at Picture Correct

What to Do When Your Photography Plans Don’t Work Out

Fstoppers It’s ok if your plans don’t work out. What to Do When Your Photography Plans Don’t Work Out Being a landscape photographer means that the most meticulous or sometimes frivolous thing we do is pre-plan. Sometimes, these plans are our way to take the chance of making a mistake or they’re so we walk away with what our mind has already created but our camera hasn’t captured. What happens whe… Read More at Fstoppers

How to Create Stunning Architecture Photography by Painting with Light

Digital Photography School Tips for those photographing architecture How to Create Stunning Architecture Photography by Painting with Light Learn the technique architecture photographer Mike Kelley is known for and create your own stunning images of your favorite buildings. Read More at Digital Photography School

9 Tried & True Tips for Better Baby Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips To help master baby photography, consider these tips! 9 Tried & True Tips for Better Baby Photography Some of the cutest children pictures are taken during the infant and toddler years. This is when kids experience their “firsts”. Whether it’s crawling, yawning, smiling, or walking, capturing that moment is priceless. Photographing a baby is not an easy task. Working around the wiggling and squirmin… Read More at Picture Correct