Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Finding the Perfect Composition When All Seems Lost

Don’t give up. When a image isn’t coming together, look for another viewpoint.

Here’s a 20-minute video in which Serge Ramelli shows how he captured some beautiful fine-art photos of hot air balloons at a festival, even though the pho

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How to Shoot Trees, Mushrooms, and Rivers in Woodlands

These woodland photography tips are great for overcast days in the woods. Take note of the fungi macro tips at 6:56.

The landscape and wildlife photography website Nature TTL has partnered up with B&H to launch a new YouTube channel dedicated to nature photography. This 1

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6 Tips for Overcoming Self-Doubt and Building Confidence in Your Photography

Boost confidence. Capture better images.

It happens to us all. Self-doubt begins and we feel bad about ourselves and our photography. Here are some confidence building tips for those times.

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6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Not a morning person? Here are some tips for taking pics during the day.

Photographers! Let’s talk a little about this! 6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

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5 Key Elements that Directly Impact the Quality of Your Photography

Elements of photographic quality.

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.

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How to Transform Badly Lit Conference Rooms Into Beautiful Backdrops | Fstoppers

Check out these tips from Fstoppers on how to make the most of on location photo shoots.

It’s quite common to shoot photo sessions in unimpressive locations; it goes with the territory when shooting on-the-go and outside of a studio. Fortunately, we have options to help us transform boring locations into beautiful backdrops, and it’s easier than you think. Making simple light modifications and quick edits in post can mean the difference between creating average imagery versus creating imagery that impresses your clients.

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Add style to your natural light photographs – DIY Photography

Try using natural light indoors for a different style.

This week we will be looking at adding style to your natural light photographs. Recently I have shot against my usual style, which is off camera flash. The reason for this being I want to challenge myself to shoot in different circumstances and to gain more experience when not using flash. The image above was […]

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5 classic portrait lighting mistakes and how to avoid them – DIY Photography

Lighting mistakes you may be making.

In this article I am going to highlight 5 key things that I see portrait photographers doing that I consider to be ‘in need of improvement’ and although there are no hard-and-fast rules to photography, try to think of it as being similar to an instrument being slightly out of tune or a meal that’s […]

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How to Sharpen Your Photos in Lightroom Without Going Too Far

Stop over-sharpening.

Sharpening gives your images a bit of pop by increasing the edge contrast, but it’s easy to go too far and end up with an over-sharpened mess. In this 10-m

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5 Mistakes Beginner Landscape Photographers Make

Don’t make these rookie landscape photographer mistakes.

As with all creative crafts, there are many common pitfalls that photographers fall into when they’re just starting out. Landscape photographer Toma Bonciu

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