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How to Shoot a Viral Time-Lapse Video

Time-lapse films are all the rage these days to the point of becoming overdone. They make for great personal projects and for most people they aren’t anything more than that. Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid discusses how his personal project of a time-lapse film showcasing Philadelphia ended up going viral and becoming lucrative. [ Read More […]

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How to Shoot Engaging Travel Portraits from Start to Finish

I love travel portraits. Not only do they test your photography skills but also challenge you to interact with people in unfamiliar environments. The end result directly reflects your subject’s personality along with your ability to make them feel at ease, read the light, select optimal settings, and compose a great shot. A boy named […]

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Photo story of the week: A spectacular wedding shoot in Norway

The bride and groom, Tim and Kylie, were married two years ago in Long Beach and between all the formalities and rainy weather they were left feeling a little empty handed and did not get the photos they imagined. They wanted to remarry and to be intentional about making their day about everything they could […]

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How to Shoot High-Traffic Locations Creatively

The experience of the hustle and bustle that comes from shooting in high-traffic, highly photographed areas is a pain that most photographers know all too well. People can be packed into overlooks and pull-offs with hardly even room to stand let alone set up a tripod. It seems as if everyone is trying to get […]

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How to Shoot in Manual Mode Cheat Sheet for Beginners

The “Manual Photography Cheat Sheet-Reloaded” by The London School of Photography is a clean-cut, visual way of showing you how to step-up your photography game from automatic to manual shooting. Not only does shooting in Manual Mode enable you to produce sharp well-composed imagery – but you’ll also gain a stronger understanding of the inner […]

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How to Pre-visualize, Shoot, and Edit a Landscape Photo

Knowing how to visualize a shot in your head before you take it is an important step in the creative process, else you’re simply firing off shots and hoping for a good edit to come out of the process. This great video follows a landscape photographer from pre-visualization all the way to printed photo. [ […]

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10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a newish specialist trend toward monochrome sensors, digital black and white starts with the color information collected by the Bayer filter in front of the sensor, and this […]

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