Tag: Photography

The Importance of the Subject in Your Photography

I cannot emphasize how important it is to give your subject the place of importance in an image. Its correct placement and the removal of any competition only makes the photo more effective. Besides creating photographs that are truly memorable it gives an overall quality to your photos. Photo by Jonathan Kos-Read; ISO 100, f/3.2, […]

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Film Photography: Why You Should Try It Out

So I’m guessing not many of you are using film cameras these days. The few of you who are, good for you! This dying form of photography is still magical to me. I recently got into it again, on the sideline, and I definitely believe it’s helped me as a photographer in general. Captured on […]

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Are You Too Much of a Perfectionist With Your Photography?

Are you one of those people who winces every time you take a photograph that’s slightly skewed, with a foot cut off, overblown highlights, or too much grain? Well let me tell you something, sometimes the problem might not be with the photograph – it may be you. Are you a perfectionist? Is it affecting […]

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Fall Foliage Photography Tips

It is no secret that the fall / autumn season attracts many photographers to the most scenic locations of the world, since it presents great photographic opportunities to capture beautiful, vivid colors. This rather short window of opportunity is very unique photographically, because it can transform otherwise boring locations into a stunning display of color. […]

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Wedding Photography Gig: How to Prepare

The role of a wedding photographer—helping to document one of the most important days of a person’s life—is very important. So it goes without saying that the job must be done well. Many of the opportunities to snap the perfect picture are fleeting and will be lost forever if missed. It’s normal to be nervous, […]

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Technique & Artistry of Food Photography

Food photography has a special place in the world of commercial photography because of how unintimidating it can seem at first. Snapshots on mom-and-pop dinner menus and amateur food pictures on Twitter have made anyone believe that they have the artistic eye for food photography. However, anyone who has studied or attempted professional level photography […]

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7 Steps to Improve Your Closeup Candid Street Photography

Many people want to improve their street photography or get involved with this genre for the first time. But the major aspect that holds them back is the issue of taking close candid pictures of people without their permission. While I promise that it gets much easier over time, it can very difficult to get […]

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