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9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

Photographing Fireworks is Easy With These 6 Steps (Along With 10 Brilliant Examples)

Fireworks displays are quite a spectacle. Have you ever met anyone not captivated by them? Everybody loves fireworks. It’s just a simple fact of life …

Tips for Better Bokeh Photography

The term “bokeh” seems to have evolved from its original definition. Nowadays bokeh refers to out of focus lights and shapes within a picture, rather …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

Making the Most of Window Lighting for Your Photography

I do not know what it is like for other photographers but natural light from windows is very appealing. Photographically, it can be your best friend. …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Long Exposure Photography Tips | Night Photography Tips

1<p>Photographing the Ferris Wheel<p>To photograph a Ferris wheel at night, move close and use a wide-angle lens to get as much detail as possible. Place …

Landscape Photography

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Landscape Photography

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

Framing

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Photography Tips

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Landscape Photography

15 Quick Tips to Getting Better Portraits

Want to take better portraits, but are just getting started? Here’s a quick roundup of 15 random tips to help you do that.<p>Focus on the Eyes, and Get …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing silky cotton candy seaside scenes or milky white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so professional …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

Landscape Photography

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Landscape Photography

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade - reflector, nifty 50, tripod, walk-around lens and a flash - what to look for and …

Photography

Landscape Photography at Twilight

There are various phases of sunrise and sunset, however each phase repeats itself twice a day – once during sunrise and once again at sunset. All …

Landscape Photography

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

Useful Photography Tip #69: How to Photograph Steam from Coffee/Tea

Shot with the Canon 5D Mk II and Sigma 50mm f1.4<p><i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out right here.</i><p>Though the concept of photographing …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Why Your Kit Lens Isn't as Bad as You Think It Is

One of the things that I try getting across to my students is that despite all of its amazing capabilities, the camera is just a box. Yes, it is …

Cameras

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Landscape Photography

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

How Photographers Can Use a Prime Lens to Improve Their Technique

Learning photography is like learning a second language, you can learn absolutely everything from books but when you come to try it out in practice, …

Moving Beyond Your Kit Lens

You’ve bought your first camera and now you have some good shooting time beneath your belt. You’re waiting to move beyond that kit lens and there is …