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by Tucker Mitchell
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These days, everyone has a camera. With smartphones, we all take photos of our friends, our pets, and ourselves. Portraiture comes naturally for a lot of younger people. Even with this innate skill, what if I told you that by taking the time to learn a few techniques, you could drastically improve the quality of your photos? Whether you’ve received a camera as a gift, are looking for tips on how...
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Something I never tire of when passing through the B&H SuperStore, in midtown Manhattan, is perusing the umpteen aisles of camera bags. At last count, I own about 10 or 12 bags of various styles and sizes, and I use all of them over the course of the year. Why so many bags? Mostly because my...
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Have you ever wanted to take beautiful nightscape photos? Are you looking for night photography ideas? Landscape and astrophotographer Rachel Jones Ross not only teaches you how to take better photos at night, but how to create magical nighttime images. Her tips include scouting locations, using the PhotoPills app, changing your perspective, and more. What are your tips on capturing the night...
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I went out for a walk with my camera one recent morning. It was bright and sunny—a perfect day for taking pictures. The camera ISO was set at 400, the aperture on my 105mm lens was three-and-a-half stops down from maximum aperture (the “sweet spot”), and my shutter speed was set to 1/500-second. According to the rules—never handhold a camera at a shutter speed slower than the numeric value of the...
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The leaves may be down and your frost-laden lawn might be making crunchy sounds when you cross it in the morning, but that doesn’t mean you have to pack your cameras away until Spring; if you do, you’re going to miss some fine picture-taking opportunities. Appropriate layers of warm clothing and insulated boots aside, capturing strong stills and video during the cold months of the year requires a...
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Filmmaker and photographer Joseph DiGiovanna shares his five tips on getting started making time-lapse images. You will learn how to create a time-lapse image using your smartphone or camera, as well as about additional gear you will need along with apps and programs (such as Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Time Lapse Assembler, After Effects, and LRTimelapse) you can use during post processing.For more...
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Have you ever tried to take a photograph of a snowy scene and later realized that your shot was underexposed, maybe with an overwhelming orange or blue hue, or just lacking a certain "something?" Frustratingly, and surprisingly, snow can be one of the trickiest environments in which to make a correct exposure. But, with a few tricks and techniques in mind, hopefully you'll be able to make easy...
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Jessica Hirsch, aka @Cheat Day Eats, shares five of her favorite food photography tips, such as photoshoot prep, lighting, composition, and more. Whether you run a food blog or want to up your social media game, these tips will be helpful to you! What are some of your tricks for photographing food? Tell us about them in the Comments section, below! Similar photography and video tutorials:
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When it comes to travel, landscape, and seascape photography, I always try to keep at least one long focal length lens in my bag for photographing subjects to which I either cannot get closer or—in the case of a Siberian tiger guarding her cubs—to which I have no business getting closer. All Photographs Ó Allan Weitz 2020 The definition of a long telephoto lens depends on whom you ask, not to...
Five Ways to Turn your Backyard into a Wildlife Photography Studio
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Wildlife photography doesn’t necessarily entail braving wilderness in search of elusive species inhabiting remote locations. A carefully landscaped yard can supply an impressive variety of animal life to observe and photograph. In this article, we go through five tips for turning your backyard into a red carpet for local wildlife. Know your Neighbors Research, research, research. Find out what...
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Steve Giralt shares his tips on how to upgrade your beverage photos and videos, from lighting techniques to food styling. Watch this video, then tell us about your own food photography tips and tricks in the Comments, below. Similar tutorials:
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In the world of portraiture, a light is only as good as the tools used to shape it. The three most common types of modifiers used for portraits are umbrellas, softboxes, and...
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Working from home has become so ubiquitous over the past year that it was only a matter of time before photographers caught on to the trend. A home studio can serve as a cost-efficient, lockdown-proof means of creating work during the uncertain times through which we are living. The trick with any home studio is in creating a space that can be used to create images that do not betray the fact...
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Maria shares her family portrait photography tips, from planning to poses. In this tutorial, you’ll gain insight and inspiration for your next family photoshoot. Similar photography tutorials:
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Am I the only one who thinks it’s funny that when a new smartphone debuts, the only thing people ask about is the camera? Is it a decent phone? Nobody cares. Does the caller sound like they’re calling from Mars? If they do it’s not the phone—contact your carrier. The only things people seem to care about are how many megapixels and how many lenses it has. Unlike earlier-generation smartphones,...
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