Tag: Tips

Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and stare at it excitedly. Then you look at all the buttons and controls, and the excitement turns into fear… You realize that you have no […]

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5 Tips for Photographing Street Portraits

Isn’t it always the way that the most daunting things in life are usually the most rewarding? It takes a certain amount of backbone to shoot street portraits. Whether it’s walking up to a total stranger and asking their permission, or taking a more candid, reportage style approach, many photographers get put off through lack of confidence. It’s […]

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Ten Tips for Shooting Video Footage for Visual Effects

If you’re into video editing you are probably interested in visual effects to some extent. Even if you aren’t, bookmark the current article as you will eventually be. Visual effects is not some software magic that works with any footage. With video you have lots of still images per second and the process of making […]

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Track and Field Sports Photography Tips

Many photographers spend ages looking for inspiration for a subject to photograph. However with sports photography this changes to being very technically adept and trying to capture the decisive moment that shows the effort and emotion that goes into the physical struggle to be first past the line and the beating or peers. The 12 […]

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Quick and Easy Tips to Improve Your Food Photography (Video Tutorial)

Whether it is something special made on a rainy afternoon or a birthday cake, food photography is something that we do without even realizing. The following tips can be used by anyone looking to improve their food photography skills: (for those of you reading this by email, the video tutorial can be watched here) Good […]

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Outdoor Fountain Photography Tips

Have you ever seen a water feature that looked so amazing you just had to get a picture of it? Maybe it was at a park, in your local downtown area, or on vacation somewhere. Whatever the case, sometimes you just have to get a shot. But capturing an image of something like a fountain […]

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Top 10 Tips to Get Started in Photography

1. Expensive gear is NOT a requirement. Start your photography journey with the equipment you can afford and don’t be tempted to spend huge money! The range of point and shoot cameras now available at very reasonable prices are really all you need to start. If you find that you want to go further with […]

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