Tag: Photography

New: The Advanced Composition Photography Guide at 52% Off

This new in-depth guide rolls years and years of practical knowledge, condensed into 184 pages packed with training, illustrations, and assignments. Advanced Composition goes far beyond knowing what composition is… (or, even knowing what the tools of composition are). With this guide you will learn to SEE light, shadow, lines, curves, space, repetition, and focal points. […]

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12 Tips for Smartphone Car Photography

What if you had to shoot publication-quality images of your car with only your smartphone to shoot with? Believe it or not, your smartphone is an incredible photography tool—if you know how to full use it to its potential. COOPH shares some tips for getting stunning car shots with your phone: 1. Shoot in the […]

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Photography Lessons I Learned Growing Up Around Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams was a young man of 14 when he first came to California‚ Yosemite National Park. The valley had a strong pull for him and he returned to work there in 1920 at the age of 18 to be the caretaker for the Sierra Club‚ LeConte Lodge. Ansel became vigilant about protecting Yosemite and […]

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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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Experimenting with Flower Photography at f/1.2

Like many other photographers I enjoy letting my mind wander, seeing if it will lead me to some kind of new photographic experiment that I haven’t tried in the past. The idea of photographing flowers with a prime lens and an extension tube fell out of my old, porous brain this week. So, for a […]

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Recommended Gear for Doing Long Exposure Photography at Twilight and Dusk

Have you ever come across beautiful cityscape photos captured at twilight and dusk (the so-called “blue hour”) with silky smooth water, like this Marina Bay (Singapore) photo below, and wonder how you could do that yourself? Assuming that you’ve already got your camera (a body and lens), let me go through some of the other […]

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Engagement Photography Tips and Techniques

The precursor to the actual event, engagement photography is what helps show the couple’s spark with each other and creates widespread awareness of their upcoming wedding. As the photographer, it is important for you to do your research so that the couple’s engagement pictures will be creative, interesting, entertaining, love-struck, and most of all, satisfying […]

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