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Web Design Images Usability Guide-Use Images Successfully

That’s why we have created this usability guide for web design images. Since it is so easy to embed an image in a website (even the process of …

How Using Color Relationships Can Impact Your Photography Found at http://bit.ly/12odMdr Words and Image by Patricia Ramos

Thinking Outside The Rule of Thirds

Chances are, at some point in your training as a photographer, the rule of thirds was embedded into your mind as an axiom of composition. The rule …

Manual Labour - How Pros Get Better Results Shooting in Manual Mode

Today’s cameras are marvels of modern electronics, their ability to compute the correct exposure and lock focus onto the fastest of moving objects …

7 Considerations for New Action Photographers

Action photography is something that many of us will need to come to terms with at one point or another. Shooting your kids playing, friends playing …

How to Reduce Your Depth of Field in Photoshop

If you’re looking to isolate your subject from its environment to create some depth and drama, then reducing your depth of field is an ideal way …

How to Isolate Subjects in a Photograph: 8 Creative Tactics for Photographers

The world has so much clutter, so much noise that it’s hard to break out of that and stand out. It’s the same with photos. To properly communicate …

Why Some People Almost Always Take Awesome Photographs

If you have ever spent serious time working or learning from a well-known professional photographer, then you will come to realise that some of them …

5 Common Photography Questions from Beginners (and Their Answers)

There are quite a few common questions that any photographer gets asked regularly. As they're so common, we thought we would cover a few of them!<p><b>1)</b> …

How to Convey Size in Landscape Photography

In landscape photography, you can very often take a shot of some immensely large scene (Grand Canyon, Ayer's Rock etc) and get home to look at your …

Exposure Compensation: An Easy Guide

Raise a hand if you spend a lot of your time in your camera’s auto modes, Program, Shutter or Aperture Priority or even Scene Modes. Keep your hand …

Why You Should Use Levels in Post Production

How many of you spend many hours and much creativity getting the image as perfect as possible in camera, then return to Photoshop or similar and use …

Seven Signs You Are Becoming a Photographer

Today we want to have a little tongue in cheek look at ways the define you as a photographer. We all have to start somewhere and as you reach each of …

The Sweet Spot Lens Setting That Will Give You Sharper Photographs

In many photographic situations, you are going to want to either open your aperture right up (to minimise depth of field) or close it right down (to …

How to Add Depth to Your Photographs

One of the biggest challenges thrown up by photography is the fact that it is done in two dimensions. While that can be a draw back, it also presents …

The Rule of Thirds and How to Break It – A Comprehensive Guide

Possibly the most well known and most talked about photographic composition guideline is the ‘Rule of Thirds.’ However it doesn’t stop with …

Emphasizing bokeh can be a great asset to an image, but it can’t magically turn a bad image good. 6 Tips to Mastering Bokeh http://www.lightstalking.com/6-tips-for-mastering-bokeh Photo by VinothChandar on Flickr

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

A Beginner's Guide to Colour Temperature

Lord Kelvin, AKA William Thomson has a lot to answer for. It was this Glasgow University based physicist that developed the scale of measuring …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

How Decisions about Color Add Impact to Your Photos

Like everything in photography, shooting in color is a decision. That sounds weird, right? After all, the world is in Technicolor and we can’t really …

6 Techniques to Draw the Eye to an Object in Your Photograph

Sometimes, as a photographer, you're going to want to lead people to look at a specific part of your images. There are a lot of various techniques …

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