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5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Tips for Overcoming Shyness as a Photographer

<i>“If you are a silent sniper with a telephoto, when they do notice you they will feel like you’ve taken something from them.”</i><p>As photographers, we …

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Landscape Photography

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Landscape Photography

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

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 …

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Depth of Field in a Nutshell

If you’re new to photography, you’ve probably heard the term <i>depth of field</i> and wondered what it means and how it can help you take better pictures. …

Using Light Painting Photography to Create Ethereal Scenes

Viewers of Jason D. Page‘s light paintings often assume his artwork is the result of Photoshop trickery. But Page captures his colorful, dream-like …

Flower Photography: 4 Quick Tips for Great Tulip Photos

Armed with the four simple, yet very effective strategies that I will share here, you can venture out to capture tulips, or any flowers, in a …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, …

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 …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

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. …

Six Common Myths About Long Exposures

Long exposures bring a way to capture time in a photograph. As time goes by the camera keeps recording and the changes in the scene are reflected in …

Minimalist Photography ~ 4 Tips To Keep It Simple With A Maximum Impact

Minimalism is a very subjective concept in the art world. The Webster dictionary defines it as follows: A style or technique that is characterized by …

And on the way to Paradise…

Another international trip<p>Since I’m in the middle of yet another international trip, I thought I would share this video I made on a previous one – …

How to Create Refractograph Abstract Photography

Ever look through a kaleidoscope as a kid? You would hold the tube up to your eye, twist the end, and see an array of wild colors and patterns move …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography