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New Year's Eve is coming, and everyone will be out and about, celebrating! Now that you've just received new photo gear for the holidays, it's time to put it to good use. Here are some tips on how to shoot better photos of your New Year's Eve party.

Photo by Christopher Chan


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3 years ago
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You're guilty!—well, kind of. All photographers occasionally forget critical factors while shooting, and make mistakes. Here are some of the most common mistakes that most photographers are guilty of making, and how to learn from them.


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Steve McCurry was given the task of shooting the last roll of Kodachrome. But what if it were you? What would you shoot with one of the dying legends of photography? Think carefully, because the anticipation of not knowing if you nailed the shot perfectly would be very intense. If you didn't get every exposure perfectly, you might be letting down your predecessors, and many others.

Let us know in the comments below what you would shoot.


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Most people that know me personally tend to associate me with cameras and photography. Like many of you, there are times that I want to put my cameras down and enjoy life's pleasures. Friends and family always tell me to bring the girls (my cameras are named Dahlia and Evelyn). It can get frustrating, but I've learned how to deal with the demands, and make people realize that there's a human being behind the viewfinder.


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Brrrr! It's winter, and there is bound to be snow, or you may be vacationing in a snowy region, for some good old skiing or snowboarding. I recently got to talk to Dan Carr, the famous winter-sports photographer, about himself, his photography, and some basic tips for enthusiasts.




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A contrast mask is one of the most useful processing techniques I know of. Many people seem unaware of the technique. It's very easy to learn and to apply.



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4 years ago
Tips and Solutions

I'm a self-confessed technophobe! I'm more of a tactile person; I like things I can touch or make with my hands. Perhaps this is why I stick to the old-school process of shooting with film. Recently, I'd been getting so many requests for my photography website and, well, I'd always been too intimidated with the likes of the web—and unnerved by HTML—to make one. Enter liveBooks!


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Hands-on Review

If you shoot stills or video with optics 500mm and longer you already know the pluses and minuses of taking pictures with narrow angle-of-view (AOV) optics. They range from the 'wow' factor to the 'this thing is far too heavy to schlep around all day' factor.

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