Tag: Photos

Seven Ideas for Better Fall Photos

I don’t care when the song was originally referring to, because fall is the most wonderful time of the year. As this great video highlights, autumn is full of inspiring creative opportunities that are an absolute joy to shoot and can yield some really impressive imagery. Here are seven ideas for fall photographs. [ Read […]

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Tips for Taking Documentary Style Travel Photos

Documentary style photography has long been of great fascination to me. The sheer act of photographing people and places to document spontaneous moments and the imperfections associated with it gives such photography, and the photographer, a sense of being authentic, real, and free to exercise his/her creative freedom. Officially, documentary style photography has many technical […]

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3 Tips to Help You Take Better Autumn Photos

I’ve recently returned from leading a photography workshop in the Alaska Range, south of my home in Fairbanks, Alaska. The trip was timed with the peak of fall colors. My students and I spent dozens of hours over the week, exploring the vibrant colors, and trying really hard to make the weird orange, red, and […]

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How to Make Your Photos More Creative Using Camera Angles

A creative use of camera angles is one of the quickest ways to add interest and variety to your photos. Even if you don’t know how to use your camera very well, angles are easy! All you have to do is move your camera higher or lower to dramatically change the angle of your photo. […]

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From Mundane to Magical: Tips on Taking Your Photos to the Next Level

You may be at a point with your photography where you are comfortable operating your camera and are capable of taking a good picture. You can work with exposure, you understand composition, and can even enhance your photos in post-processing. You should be pleased with this, as this puts you ahead of the vast majority […]

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Three Variations on Long Exposure Landscape Photos

There’s probably no other genre in which long exposures are so heavily used than landscape photography. The convenience of mostly static subjects combined with the necessity of low ISOs means landscape shooters are often pushing their exposures well past the one-minute mark. This interesting video examines three variations on long exposures of similar subjects and […]

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Tack-Sharp Photos by Enhancing True Image Detail: Topaz Detail at 25% Off

Topaz Detail is now available within Topaz Studio. Designed to create tack-sharp and highly detailed photos by enhancing natural sharpness and taking full control over image detail. Detail breaks down an image into three levels of internal detail separation and three levels of tone separation and allows you to selectively enhance or remove detail throughout your image […]

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