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MacOS Finder Tags and How Photographers Can Utilize Them

It’s not a secret how much I feel the Mac OS is powerful, and most often underused. Apple makes great products, but in my opinion they don’t do a great job informing everyone of the really nice and polished little features, so unless you know, you may think it’s just another basic OS. Today I […]

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Why There are 6 Types of Lightroom Previews and How to Use Them

Previews are an essential part of the Lightroom workflow. But with so many different types of Lightroom previews, it’s easy to get confused. For example, do you know the difference between minimal, standard and 1:1 previews? Or what a Smart Preview does? Or why 1:1 previews are useless in the Develop module? The differences are […]

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Advanced Shooting Modes: What They Are and When to Use Them

Are you ready to get off Auto? When most people get started in digital photography, the first thing they do is set the shooting mode dial on the top of the camera to Auto. It makes sense to let the camera make decisions about things while you’re just getting used to using it. In Auto […]

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You Have to Respect Kids While Photographing Them

Last year I got a chance to work with UNICEF on a maternity project where I had to work with a lot of moms-to-be and kids. I have been surrounded with kids all my life and was a new mom myself, so I instantly agreed to be part of it. This was a challenge I […]

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3 Tough Photography Client Questions and How to Answer Them

Ah yes, the priceless questions photographers get from their clients. If your work involves human subjects, you may occasionally feel that you’re locked in the eternal struggle of staying true to your vision, while still making your clients happy. Any of these photography client questions sound familiar: Can we have all the RAW files? Wouldn’t […]

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Common Photography Mistakes Newbies Make and How to Avoid Them

Every shooter will tell you that they all made the same photography mistakes when they were starting out. From horizon lines not being straight to poor focusing, here are some of the most common newbie mistakes and how to avoid them. Newbie Mistake #1 – Dull Photos Often, one of the first questions newbie photographers ask […]

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How to use ND grad filters… and when to avoid them

Learn how to darken the heavens and create better landscapes as we show you how to use ND grad filters… and when you should avoid them. You have a beautiful landscape before you, but capturing one balanced exposure of the bright sky and darker land is an impossible task. What you need is a graduated […]

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