Category Archives: Techniques

4 Key Elements to Help You Create Stronger Landscape Photography

What does it take to capture those strong landscape shots?

Good landscape photography isn’t an accident, it takes several things to make that happen. Here are 4 things you can do to help you take stronger photos.

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This Fiery Wedding Portrait Was Made with a Single Long Exposure

Look ma, no Photoshop.

Austrian photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently captured this fiery wedding portrait, titled “Love on Fire.” It’s a single exposure that can be shot with

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5 Guidelines of Minimalist Photography to Help Improve Your Work

A lesson in minimalism.

Even if you aren’t fully into minimalist photography, here are 5 things you can learn from it to apply and help improve your own work.

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Don’t Buy the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 for Astrophotography: How to Get Better Photos for Less Money

Take great astrophotography pictures without breaking the bank.

I’ve seen a lot of posts and comments raving about how f/1.8 on a 14mm lens is revolutionary for anyone wanting to shoot astrophotography. Yes, having a la

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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Questions and answers about photographing the solar eclipse.

If you live in the continental US you may have a chance to see and photograph the solar eclipse on August 21st, 2017. Here are some tips to help you.

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7 Travel Photography Tips I’ve Learned from People in the Industry

Get the most from your travel photos using these tips.

Follow these 7 tips from travel photography industry experts to help you have more success – either for your own images or sales of stock photography.

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How to predict moments in street photography before they happen – DIY Photography

Can you predict the best moments when you are taking street photographs.

As if finding amazing moments wasn’t hard enough, you also have to capture them in the blink of an eye. Especially in the beginning, that can be very frustrating! Once you shift from finding moments to predicting moments, it gets much easier. This has 3 major advantages for you: 1) More time to compose the shot 2) More […]

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Here are the pros and cons of using LED panels for portraits – DIY Photography

Get the hard film look using LEDs in place of strobes. Also, learn some pros and cons with using the different types of lights.

Other than using continuous lighting for video, some photographers choose to use it for shooting still as well. Jay P. Morgan relies on LED panels for portrait photography from time to time, and in his latest video, he discusses the pros and cons of this approach. There are definitely certain advantages of using LED panels […]

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How to create strong dynamic portraits using only one light and a beauty dish – DIY Photography

What is a beauty dish for anyway?

The whole “one light” thing always seems to be a popular topic. And it’s not really surprising. Every day new people are getting into flash. Buying just a single light and learning to master it is the usual recommendation. And it’s a great way to start. The next logical step before buying more lights is […]

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3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Three quick tips for post-production in Lightroom.Photographers! Let’s talk a little about this! 3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

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