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Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

How to Shoot Great Portraits with Your Kit Lens

Shooting portraits is always one of the most popular topics discussed on Light Stalking. Everyone wants to get that professional look, but many feel …

Tips for Setting up a Shot in Photography

When you hear the word workflow, you automatically think about the editing process. However, there is a workflow when it comes to taking photographs …

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 …

Five Creative Ways to Shoot The Tree | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

During the month of December, millions of people across the country have an evergreen tree sitting in their living rooms, bedecked with colorful …

Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

You'll Never Buy Another Frozen Veggie Burger After Trying This Recipe

• Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake the sweet potato for 45-60 minutes or until soft.<br>• While the sweet potato is baking, cook the quinoa and barley in separate …

Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters: Essentials for Landscape Photography

Shooting landscape photography? Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters are a must to have in your arsenal. Here's why.

Landscape Photography

Halloween Photography Tips

With Halloween coming up I thought it might be fun to share some Halloween Photography Tips to help those of you wanting to capture the occassion

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The rapid and seemingly unstoppable rise of digital photography has also led to the rapid rise of the Photographic Competition. Of course they have …

How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know …

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Photo basics: creative exposure techniques

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: creative exposure techniques<p>3:03<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

Photography

Must-See Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Shows Off an Incredibly Creative Way to Use the Effect

We don’t typically share two time-lapses in the same day, since most people see that genre as over-saturated as it is, but today we have good reason …

Learn How To Connect With Your Subject

Whether you photograph the stars that fill our skies, shoot macros of the smallest insects or anything in between - How do you connect with your …

Digital Photography

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Fro Knows Photo Beginner Flash Guide - Review

The FroKnowsPhoto Beginner Flash Guide takes you from being hopelessly intimidated to supremely confident with speedlights and off-camera flash.

Photography

Overcoming Depth of Field Problems in Portraits

“Can you help me with a recurring problem I seem to be having in my portrait shots? I’ve noticed lately that I’m getting a lot of shots with some …

NEW: Doing some landscape photography? This post explores why you should grab some Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters. http://digital-photography-school.com/landscape-photography-essentials/

Try a “Photo of the Day” to Increase Photography Creativity

I have long incorporated the “Photo of the Day” exercise into my Photography Lab classes. They are a great way to make sure you are taking a least …

Underwater photography: a beginner's guide - in pictures

Underwater photography is addictive, but there are some important rules to follow for conservation and safety reasons. Once you've mastered these basics, you can't have much more fun in the sea than this. If you'd like to share you own underwater images, you can upload them via GuardianWitness

Understanding Aspect Ratio

Aspect ratio is a size relationship between the long and short sides of a photo. Today's 2:3 "standard" is based on the dimensions of a 35mm negative.

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …