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Have Bad Vision? This ‘Incredible’ & Simple Trick Allows You to See Clearly Without Glasses

A new video posted on a popular YouTube channel Sunday provides individuals with bad vision a simple trick allowing them to see clearly without glasses.<p>According to Minute Physics, those with poor vision can sharpen their eyesight by simply creating a tiny hole with their fingers and looking …

Useful Tips on How to Photograph Winter Sports

With winter rapidly approaching those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, we thought it might be fun to pass along some tips on how to …

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

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 …

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 …

How to Photograph the Moon

Photographing the moon can be tricky. Last year I had a go at it, and it was a complete disaster, with the moon looking like a big, bright, blurry …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

How to Use the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

In this video tutorial Trevor Dayley gives a few quick and helpful tips on using the Adjustment brush in Lightroom. If you’re new to Lightroom this …

Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 5 with Significant Updates for $149

Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 5, the newest version of its professional photography software. Obtainable as an individual license or as part …

Travel Photo Tips From the Masters

Who doesn’t want to be a travel photographer and earn their keep by exploring the world and capturing its essence for the rest of us to see? I know I do.<p>I was lucky enough to sit in on one of <i>Traveler</i>‘s photo seminars, led by award-winning photographer Jim Richardson and <i></i>the magazine’s director of …

How to Photograph Strangers

As a photographer and photo editor for <i>National Geographic Traveler</i>, people often ask me how I approach strangers when I want to take their picture — especially when there’s a language barrier. Here are my thoughts:<p>Taking a photograph of someone you don’t know is one of the most difficult things to …

How to Make Light Work for You

<b>Reader Question:</b> What’s the best time of day to take pictures?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Most photographers love early morning and late afternoon. There are many good reasons for this.<p>Typically, the light is coming from a lower angle. That makes the scene have more depth and 3-dimensionality. At these times the …

Do Your Pictures Tell a Story?

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I tell a story with photographs?<p><b>My Answer:</b> A photo editor’s nightmare is when someone shows him a picture and then starts to explain what’s in it. In the worst cases, the photographer starts to talk about important things that aren’t even in the shot.<p>In the simplest of …

Photo Tip: All About Exposure

<b>Reader Question:</b> Which exposure mode should I use with my camera? What’s the difference between “Auto” and “A”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> I’m going to start with a bit of background on the basics of camera settings. “A” refers to <b>Aperture Priority mode</b>. The user chooses the aperture and the camera automatically …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Photographing 4th of July Fireworks

Once a year, Americans are allowed to celebrate a holiday in a manner befitting the importance of the day. Of course, I am referring to the 4th of …

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …

How a Photographer Created Images of Fireworks Unlike Any You've Ever Seen

<i>A photographer's experiment puts explosions in new light.</i>

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