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How To Shoot Stunning Silhouette Images

Silhouette photos are unique because, well… they basically break the rules of what we have been taught about properly exposing our subjects!<p>For a …

How Wealthy Investors Avoid Losing Money

<b>By Pam Krueger, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>This has been one of the longest running bull markets in the history of the stock market. But the last six months have been a roller-coaster ride, including a dramatic one-day drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Index of over 1,100 points in February immediately …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

The secret bailout system the EU doesn’t want you to know about

Target2 – the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer system – started off as a simple payment system for cross-border …

How to: Capture Color in Photographs — Washington Trails Association

<i>by Ian Terry</i><p>Many photographers plunk down the cash for expensive cameras, software and lenses but still find deep and vibrant color lacking in their …

Photographers Are Furious at This Ad on Craigslist

These types of ads seem to pop up fairly regularly and send the photography world into a fit of rage – you know the ones – those that ask for a free …

Is someone watching you through your webcam?

<b>Someone could be watching you through your webcam, without you even realising.</b><p>We don’t mean to unduly alarm you, but unsecured cameras on your …

Landscape Photography Accessories You Need in Your Camera Bag

When I first started in photography, I shot landscapes almost exclusively.And when I say I shot landscapes, I mean I literally had nothing more than …

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

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Govt ridiculed for spelling gaffe on press statement urging migrants to learn English

Government staff have been ridiculed by social media users for misspelling the word ‘language’ in a press release informing the public about a new policy on English language tests for migrants.<p>On Friday morning, the Home Office published a press release which read “<i>new English langauge test for</i> …

5 Warning Signs That You Are Failing at Photography

Are you struggling to make it as a professional photographer? Here are the top five warning signs that your career is headed for failure, and how to …

Photography

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Money with Photography in 2015: Shoot a Wedding in Style

Wedding photography is probably one of the most profitable photo niches today. Why? Consider the glam of such events and how much couples spend on …

Weddings

How to Shoot in Low-Light Conditions Without Using Flash

Photography is all about capturing the subject beautifully in the available light. Sometimes as a photographer you have more than optimum light …

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

How to Fix Light Leaks in Long Exposure Photography

If you have experimented with long exposure photography, you may have seen light leakage issues in your images. For the uninitiated – your camera is …

Viewfinders

Using a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Daytime Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Josh Cripps of Professional Photography Tips made this short and sweet introductory tutorial on how you can use 10-stop neutral density …

Photography Tips

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive …

Nature Photography

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

12 Simple Ways to Bounce Light and Capture Better Portraits

Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and …

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a Freelance Assignment Photographer

One of the biggest changes photography has seen over the last 10 years is in photojournalism and documentary photography. Some will see this change …

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

8 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photography More Meaningful

We’ve all had those days…you head out to some glorious location in the wilderness, take perhaps hundreds of photographs, head home, and find a memory …