Tag: Take

How to Take Silhouette Pictures

Why are silhouettes special? The reason silhouettes are so engaging is that they are very open to interpretation. No matter who or what your subject might be, the viewer of the photo has the opportunity to imagine what is unfolding in the scene. Depending upon the perspective of your audience, you could end up with […]

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How to Take Photographs From a Helicopter

About a year ago I was drinking in a bar in Leicester, England. I got chatting to a gentleman who I sort of recognized from various events I’d attended in the past. After a few drinks, I discovered he owned a helicopter. At this stage, I was a bit worse for wear and thought it […]

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How to Take the Perfect Wildlife Photograph

As you sit in your jeep, watching the big cats of the savanna hunt their prey, you are in awe. They strategize, stalk, and when the time is right, they go in for the kill. The scene is intense and quick. Blink and you just might miss it! Most of the time, our souvenirs from […]

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How to Take Control of Contrast Using Curves and Levels in Photoshop

Have you ever found your photos flat? The colors are muted and it just looks dull? That’s because it lacks contrast. Sometimes regardless of your best exposure skills, the conditions are not suited to get a wide range of tones. Not to worry though, it can be fixed in post-processing. I’ll show you my workflow […]

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How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. Photo by Ray Morris. So […]

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Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a digital SLR, you also need to make sure that the sensor is clean. This is easy to do and will avoid your images having […]

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Take Your Studio Game to the Next Level for Less Than $40

Virtually all photographers’ portfolios have some form of studio work in it. The clean white background has been used the world over, from high-fashion shoots to everyday e-commerce. Here’s an effective way to give your model or product shoots a touch more class for little to no cost. [ Read More ] Paul Adshead Click […]

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