Tag: Photography

Solar Eclipse Photography

A Total Solar Eclipse is one of nature’s most spectacular sights: as the Moon passes between the Earth and Sun it gradually obscures the disc until the faint wispy Coronal atmosphere is revealed! I’ve photographed two Total Solar Eclipses and in my guide will explain everything I’ve learned!… The post Solar Eclipse Photography appeared first […]

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How to Use a Cell Phone for Dramatic Night Photography

Night has fallen. All of the beautiful golden light that flooded across the landscape during sunset has slowly slipped away over the horizon – replaced by inky darkness and twinkling stars. But that doesn’t mean that you need to put away your camera until tomorrow! In fact, you most likely have an excellent source of […]

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Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. The important thing about patterns is that they create images that are very pleasing to the eye and add a new dimension to your photos. Photo by Sharafat Khan; ISO 100, f/4.0, 1/200-second […]

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Is 10 Gbit Ethernet Viable for Photography Needs?

Over the past few months, I have been testing the new generation NAS storage array devices with 10 Gigabit (Gbit) network interfaces to see how they perform when compared to 1 Gbit network. While I am pretty happy with a standard 1 Gbit NAS setup for photo storage, any time I have to deal with […]

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Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers have been known to shoot with disposable cameras. The secret to great photography is rooted in having a solid understanding of the technical elements of photographs and how they interact with one another. photo […]

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How to Find Inspiration for Your Photography When Your Muse is Missing

In a city full of construction sites, concrete walls tucked around a corner not visible from the street are a haven for graffiti artists. You have to go looking for them. Maybe you just recently bought your camera, or maybe you got it a while ago. But has it been sitting on a shelf for […]

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Backyard Nature Photography Tips

You don’t have to travel very far to get great nature photography shots. There are many opportunities for nature photography right in your own backyard. There is an abundance of nature if you know how to look for it. If you have flower beds, trees, bushes, or just wildflowers, you have many opportunities for some […]

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