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Capturing Night Photography With Creative Imagery

Capturing Night Photography With Creative Imagery

Learn how to create beautiful and artistic night imagesWhat is Night Art? The definition of night art (or night light) is capturing images without the aid of the sun. Whether that is star light, moonlight or artificial light. Using our cameras to capture images using...

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Splash Photography: A Great Way To Show The Fun Of Summer

Splash Photography: A Great Way To Show The Fun Of Summer

Learn different ways you can create splash photographyWhat is splash photography? The definitions of splash are: 1) A small amount of a liquid that has fallen or been dropped, to become spattered about. 2) Splash of water or splash of color. Photography capturing...

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Personal Projects to Learn And Growing Further

Personal Projects to Learn And Growing Further

Keeping the joy of photography alive for you.What is a personal or passion project? A personal project is something you choose to focus on to photograph over time. It can be a long-term project with no deadline or end. Your project becomes something that you want to...

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Creating Triptychs With Your Photographs

Creating Triptychs With Your Photographs

A triptych is a set of three associated artistic, literary or musical works intended to be appreciated together. In photography, a triptych might involve taking one image and splitting it up into three different sections.

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Remembering The Holidays Through Photographs

Remembering The Holidays Through Photographs

Capturing your memories during holidays.What is photographing the holidays? There are many holidays around the end of the year that present us with multiple opportunities to photograph family, events, friends and celebrations. Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve,...

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Using Reflections in Your Photography

Using Reflections in Your Photography

Learn how using reflections can help you create more interesting imagesWhat is photography using reflections? It's pretty simple really, reflection photography is anytime you create an image using a reflective surface to mirror your subject. This is sometimes also...

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5 Tips For Using Slow Shutter Speed

5 Tips For Using Slow Shutter Speed

What happens when you use a slow shutter speed?Mostly we try to keep our shutter speed high enough so that we’re not introducing blur or camera shake into our images. There are times and places though when we want to show motion or produce a more creative image. Using...

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General Rules For Shutter Speeds In Photography

General Rules For Shutter Speeds In Photography

Typical rules for using shutter speeds in photographyWhen first starting out in photography one of the most asked questions is “What is the best shutter speed to use?” Generally speaking, using the standard rule of thumb is to make the shutter speed equal to your...

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Using Neutral Density Filters To Affect Shutter Speed

Using Neutral Density Filters To Affect Shutter Speed

Creative use of shutter speed and using neutral density (ND) filters to show movement during the dayHow is it in those crowded tourist spots do some photographers capture images with no people in them? Are they spending hours in Photoshop removing them? Maybe, but...

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How Looking Up in your Photography Creates Unique Images

How Looking Up in your Photography Creates Unique Images

Change the perspective in your photography by looking up.What is looking up in photography? Any time we aim our camera upward would be considered looking up photography. Whenever you choose to photograph objects that are above your head. For example, things in trees,...

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When to Use a Fast Shutter Speed?

When to Use a Fast Shutter Speed?

What does using a fast shutter speed do to an image? Shutter speed is one of the ways we can control the outcome of an image. We can choose to create motion using slower shutter speeds and we can freeze the motion using faster shutter speeds. In this article, we’ll...

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Using Shutter Speed For A Scene With High Contrast

Using Shutter Speed For A Scene With High Contrast

How to use your shutter speed in a scene with dark and bright lightYou’ve been there, you walk into a gorgeous landscape or city scene and the light is amazing. The shadows are amazing. They are both incredible. The question is how can I shoot this? What can I do to...

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Using Shutter Speed to Break the Rules

Using Shutter Speed to Break the Rules

How to break shutter speed rules and still create epic images!What’s the first thing you notice when you look at an image? Is it sharp and in focus or not? Right? It’s one of the main ‘rules’ of photography. Well, there are times when you don’t want a tack sharp shot....

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4 Common Shutter Speed Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

4 Common Shutter Speed Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

How to avoid common shutter speed mistakes in your photographyShutter speed can be a tricky thing in photography depending on what it is you’re trying to capture. You can go from accidental blur in images to those shots you’d like to add a bit of blur into...

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The Ultimate Guide to Shutter Speed in Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Shutter Speed in Photography

Shutter Speed and Photography: Everything You've Ever Wanted to KnowYou probably already know how important shutter speed is when it comes to creating sharp photographs. But did you know that shutter speed can be used as a tool for creating images that have impact and...

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