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Photography Composition – Tips For Composing Great Pictures

Quick reminder: only a little while left for the Advanced Composition Guide at 52% Off Learning how to properly compose pictures can mean the difference between great looking pictures and bad ones. This article will help give you some tips to improve your photo composition and take great digital pictures. “venice” captured by PictureSocial member […]

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How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. Photo by Ray Morris. So […]

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4 Critical Guidelines to Great Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is a favorite genre amongst many photographers, including me. And if composed and executed properly, it can give astounding results. In fact there are so many top photographers who have contributed so much to the genre of landscape photography that it has now grown to have a life of its own. Leaving aside […]

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Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a digital SLR, you also need to make sure that the sensor is clean. This is easy to do and will avoid your images having […]

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6 Great Reasons for Photographing New Destinations or Locations

It’s always good to go chasing that greener grass on the other side. Sure, you could stay home, but how much more fun it is to explore! There are obvious ways you can learn and grow by photographing locally, but equally, there are a lot of good reasons to throw off that comfort blanket and […]

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10 Reasons Why Photography is a Great Hobby

People start doing photography (versus taking snaps or selfies) for many reasons. It might be a major life event coming up – new baby, wedding, special birthday – or that overseas trip saved up for over many years. It might be that the capabilities of your phone frustrate you enough to want to get real […]

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Fujifilm XF 90mm f2 review – a great telephoto prime for Fuji X!

Fujifilm’s XF 90mm f2 is a bright telephoto lens for X-series bodies. It’s the longest prime in the X-series, delivering classic telephoto coverage of 135mm that’s ideal for shooting portraits at a comfortable distance, along with capturing close-range sporting action. The f2 focal ratio easily achieves a shallow depth-of-field, the quad-linear motor claims fast and […]

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