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7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …

The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

Astrophotography Tutorial: 4 Tips for Taking Stellar Shots of Nighttime Skies (VIDEO)

You may be surprised to learn that long-exposure photography at night can be accomplished without any specialized equipment, and if you watch this …

7 Hidden Lightroom Tricks You Might Want to Know

Educator Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE has 7 great tips for Lightroom users that might just surprise you and make your post production life a little …

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Getting out of Auto: Understanding the focusing modes on your camera

Do you sometimes wonder why your photos have turned out blurry or out of focus? It could be that you are using the wrong aperture or shutter speed, …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

6 night photography tips for shooting better cityscapes

<b>There's real potential for some impressive and creative shots to be taken after the sun goes down - if you know how. Matt Parry breaks down a few</b> …

7 Secrets of Black and White Photography

We’ve all heard it … “to master black and white photography you must learning to see in black and white” – but just how do you do that?<p>It can …

Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your Landscape Photography

I've known a lot of folks over the years that have bought a new camera or a new lens or another expensive piece of camera gear, thinking that it …

Confused by How the “Exposure Triangle” Works? It Just Takes Some Kool-Aid to Understand (VIDEO)

If you were befuddled by a description of the “Exposure Triangle” in your first photography class, you’re not alone. This relatively simple concept …

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

Improve your Photography: Tips and Tricks to get Sharper Images

Rating:<p>3.71 based on 14 Ratings<p>March 11, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>Improve your Photography: Tips and Tricks to get Sharper Images www.sleeklens.com<p>There is …

3 Legged Thing Corey Magnesium Alloy Travel Tripod with AirHed Neo Ball Head Review

Why do tripods have three legs instead of four? There is a reason, and we’ll get to it in a moment, right after we take a long, close look at a 3 …

A Quick Photography Checklist to Help You Minimize Mistakes

Let's face it...<p>There are plenty of enemies we have to combat to get a shot that looks like the one above.<p>We all have things that require our time, …

How to Add the Fibonacci Spiral Composition to Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to use this time to think about how to add more curves, dynamism, and perhaps the legendary ‘fibonacci spiral’ to your …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

How To Use A Graduated ND Filter Effectively For Landscape Photography

Using filters of any kind these days is rarer than in the past, but for landscape photographers specifically, it is still an integral part of the …

Why You Should Always Set the Profile in Lightroom Before You Start Editing

Now that I have used Lightroom for many years, processing photos from two different camera systems (Canon EOS and Fujifilm X-series), I have realized …

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

RAW vs JPEG: Using Real-World Examples to Illustrate the Difference

It’s not news that RAW files have a far greater latitude than the same JPEG photographs. However, many beginners only understand this difference on a …

Hasselblad Releases CFV-50c CMOS Back for V-System Cameras

Today, Hasselblad launched the CFV–50c, a 50-megapixel CMOS back – identical to that found in the H5D–50c – capable of being attached to any existing …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …