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How to Capture Amazing Photos of Piers Using 3 Key Elements of Composition

Ahh, the romance of piers in photographs, novels and movies. They evoke many memories – of storms, sunsets, family vacations, loneliness and the …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Tone Tips: Dealing with Stage Fright

<b>Stage fright does not discriminate, whether you’re playing for a dozen souls at a coffee shop or performing at an arena in front of 140,000 people,</b> …

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It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

<b>Location Lite with Scott Kelby</b> <br>Create a cool fashion shoot on a budget! Join <b>Scott Kelby</b> as he shows you how you can pull together a high-end looking …

High-end Windows Phones make a comeback with the Lumia 950 and 950 XL

You could be forgiven for forgetting that Windows Phones were ever really a thing -- iOS and Android devices keep making headlines. After all, it's been ages since we got a high-end phone from Microsoft or one of its partners. It was... frustrating to say the least, especially if you were one of …

Meet the Lumia 950, Microsoft's first Windows 10 flagship

Microsoft has announced the Lumia 950, the smartphone that will carry the burden of being the company's first Windows 10 mobile flagship. The device comes with a 5.2-inch WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) OLED display that'll also offer up constantly glanceable notifications that'll save on battery life. In …

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

DSLR Video: 5 Tips for shooting video with the Canon EOS 70D

When it comes to shooting video with a compact, relatively affordable DSLR camera they don’t come much better than the Canon EOS 70D.I’ve been …

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p>Open chords<p>If you’ve got the basics covered, the variations shown here should inspire you with some new sounds without being too much of …

How to play guitar like... James Taylor

<b>James Taylor's acoustic guitar style has been instantly recognisable since the early 70s, and has influenced countless singer-songwriters since. He</b> …

This might be the best smartphone camera on the planet

If the No. 1 thing you care about in a smartphone is the camera, you'll probably want to buy an LG G4.<p>The new smartphone, which LG showed off for the first time on Tuesday, has the makings of a revolutionary camera.<p>Warning: It's nerd stat time. The G4's 16-megapixel camera can snap photos in 0.276 …

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How to Take Great Photos With a Smartphone - Consumer Reports

Why cloud storage?<p>There are two good reasons to regularly move your photos off your phone and into the cloud: to organize them and to back them up. …

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10 easy music theory tricks that every producer should know

Theory queries<p>This bad rep is entirely unjustified, however, since regardless of whether you're a composer, songwriter, producer or DJ, shoring up …

The Portable Guitarist—Using iOS as a Live Rig

Smartphones and tablets have become a huge part of our lives in recent years, with many people owning at least one of them. The iPad, in particular, …

8 Snappy Beginner Tips for Creating High Quality Digital Images

Digital cameras are capable of producing incredibly high-quality pictures these days. That is only one part of the equation, however. You, the …

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10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Beyond the Textbook: How to Find World-Class Compositions

If you are no stranger to photography or other visual arts, then it is likely that you are no stranger to the “rules” of composition. There have been …

How to Become Familiar With Your Camera and Never Miss a Shot

It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Canon, Nikon or Hasselblad, your camera should be a part of you. You need to know your camera …

Top Tips for Taking Portraits

As a self-taught photographer, I’m an advocate of learning through doing. I didn’t study it, but I can imagine that reading all the Photography 101 …

Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

Beyond Blues: Altered-Scale Secrets

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Develop soloing strategies for V-I cadences.<br>• Learn about chord extensions and alterations.<br>• …

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Canon | B&H Photo Video

Shopping for Canon Products<p>Founded in the 1930s in Japan, Canon is synonymous with cutting-edge photographic equipment. The corporation has expanded …

5 Fundamentals of Mobile-Friendly Portrait Photography - Enlight Leak

Combine your smartphone camera with the essential fundamentals of portrait photography and you can capture someone’s expression, personality, and …

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• Everything in Free and Pro +<br>• Adobe CC Photography Plan<br>• And more...<p>“Huge thank you to the photographers on 500px for being one of the most supportive …