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How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

Landscape Photography

Pet Photography Tips and Techniques

Pets, like any member of a family, have unique personalities, individual responses to situations, and particular ways of expressing themselves. From …

Care and Maintenance of Your First DSLR: The Essential Quick Tip List

Congratulations, you’ve got your first DSLR. Now what? Well, while everyone else will tell you to not put the damned thing in auto mode and get the …

Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …

Photography Tips

Good Ways to Ruin a Fine Photo: #1 Don’t Use a Tripod

Hand holding a camera limits the shutter speed you can use without getting a blurred image. It depends on who’s holding it as some have steadier …

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Landscape Photography

Colour Contrast: Making the Most of Orange and Blue

One of the principles behind using colour in photography is that of using contrasting colours. To understand the concept we need to look at a colour …

Sitting in the dark after a power outage? Siri has you covered …

Another of those small details in iOS 7 has emerged: you can use Siri to change settings in Control Center. Given their new-found accessibility, that may not be as great a benefit as it was when settings were harder to access, but if you find yourself in the dark, this one might come in quite handy.

Free Photography eBook: Exposure Blending – The Complete Guide From Camera to Process

Landscape photographer and author Christopher O’Donnell recently released a free eBook on his exposure blending technique. Inside you’ll find that …

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

Using Multiple Exposures in Action Photography

When you first take a look at photographer Marcelo Maragni’s images, you might think that they’re a product of Photoshop. But the truth is they’re …

Landscape Photography

Long Exposure Photography Ideas

By onJune 2, 2013 in Jibber, Technique<p>For a while now I’ve been putting together small articles about long exposure photography with a how to on …

How to Read Histogram and Use it to Expose Perfect Photos

You may have heard of the term ‘histogram’, but aren’t really clear what it is.<p>In this article, we’re not only going to explain what as histogram is, …

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is <b>“stop.”</b> Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO …

Shutter Speed

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Landscape Photography

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

Digital Photography

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s …

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 …

Canon Launches EOS 101 Tutorial Videos to Help Newbies Learn the Basics

For a while now, Canon has offered online resources to available teach those who may be unfamiliar with, well, taking photos. In what could be called …

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 …

Photography

Exposing to the Right on Your EOS Camera

Over the years that I’ve worked as a photography writer I’ve noticed that people keep asking the same questions about exposure on their EOS cameras. …

Cameras

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Great Prints from your Digital Darkroom

One of the great joys of digital photography is the ability to quickly and simply produce large, stunning prints from the comfort of your own home, …