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Using Neutral Density Filters

Neutral density (ND) filters reduce the amount of light entering the camera, enabling a longer exposure time than otherwise possible. This can …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

The Basics of How to Properly Resize Images in Photoshop

Advertisement<p>As the megapixel size of cameras get larger (the standard size seems to be 8 megapixels and larger), it means that the photos from your …

What Makes A Photo Interesting?

Over 200,000 photos are uploaded every minute on Facebook alone. That's over 9 billion new photos a month. With those kinds of numbers, a photo has …

Photojournalism

Street photography: 15 tips for great shots

<b>Street photography has never been more popular than it is today. Three leading exponents share their tips for achieving great candid shots and street</b> …

Street Photography

Expert tips for shooting time-lapses

<b>Shooting time-lapses has got a lot easier with today’s DSLRs. Top practitioner and author Mark Higgins shares some essential tips and …

Prime vs Zoom Lenses

In recent years, zoom lenses have been taking over the hearts of many working professional photographers as the more obvious, versatile choice. With …

Cameras

How to adjust autofocus on your DSLR

<b>Sometimes DSLR autofocus systems need a little nudging to ensure the subject stays sharp. Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know about how to</b> …

Understanding Metering and Metering Modes

Every modern DSLR has something called “Metering Mode”, also known as “Camera Metering”, “Exposure Metering” or simply “Metering”. Knowing how …

Cameras

Understanding White Balance – A Beginner’s Guide

No matter what you photograph, there is one thing you should realize about light. Not all light is created equal. I’m not talking about the <i>quality</i> of …

Tutorials

How to Control Depth of Field

Have you ever snapped a portrait then realized the background is too busy? What if you really like the colors, but just need it to be a bit blurrier …

Landscape Photography

Exposure Stops in Photography – A Beginner’s Guide

There is so much duality in photography. On one hand, it’s the light and the subject, it’s the story we tell and the story the viewer sees, it’s a …

Aperture

Understanding Shutter Speed - A Beginner's Guide

Shutter Speed is one of the three pillars of photography, the other two being ISO and Aperture. Shutter speed is where the other side of the magic …

Shutter Speed

Understanding Aperture for Beginners – Photography Basics

<b>Aperture</b> is one of the three pillars of photography, with the other two being ISO and Shutter Speed. It might be the single most important camera …

Photography

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape …

Landscape Photography

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

Landscape Photography

4 Tips for Taking Better Photographs of Trees

Can’t see the wood for the trees? I’ve often struggled with the challenge of photographing trees in a way that captures the imagination and takes the …

Photography

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

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Photographing The Northern Lights

<i>Dean J. Tatooles specializes in fine art panoramic landscape photography, wildlife photography, and indigenous portraiture from remote locations</i> …

Understanding ISO for Beginners – Photography Basics

<b>ISO</b> is one of the three pillars of photography, along with shutter speed and aperture. Like those two settings, camera ISO controls the brightness of …

Photography

17 Helpful Tips and Tricks to Better Your Photography Skills | Digital Trends

fxquadro/123RF<p>The Rule of Thirds, Sunny 16, and always shooting in RAW. The books are full of photography tips — some essential, others downright …

Landscape Photography

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …