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Backlighting As A Creative Tool In Photography

Backlighting As A Creative Tool In Photography

Create a greater sense of depth and add a creative look to your images What is backlighting in photography? Backlit photography is just what it sounds like, lighting your subject from behind or shooting directly into your light source. This light source...

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Start Fresh And Create A New Beginning

Start Fresh And Create A New Beginning

Moving on or moving forward What does a fresh start mean to you? With 2020 being the start of a new decade it's a great time to look forward, think about what new beginnings mean to you and for you. What have you always wanted to do that you haven't? This...

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Lessons Learned In Life And Photography

Lessons Learned In Life And Photography

What have you learned from the lessons of the last 12 months What can reflecting on lessons learned do for us? When we take a look back at what we've learned it can help us to think differently, challenge us and make a positive impact on how we move...

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In-Camera Motion As A Photographic Technique

In-Camera Motion As A Photographic Technique

Use In-Camera motion to create a sense of motion in your images. What is In-Camera Motion?In-camera motion, also known as intentional camera movement (ICM), is creating images that show motion by moving your camera. Instead of the subject moving, you will...

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Why We Break The Rules

Why We Break The Rules

Learn how to break composition rules in photography. Why learn the rules if we're only going to break them? Before we go breaking rules we need to know the rules so we can break them. It’s always a good idea to review the rules of composition every so...

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[Video] How To Get Images Ready For Print

[Video] How To Get Images Ready For Print

How to get images ready for print I've just sent off the 3 signed prints to the winner - Rodney Charlton. After my surf yesterday, I showed a friend these prints. And his reaction stunned me. He'd seen these images before - on a screen. But never in print...

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Going Deep To Create Meaningful Photo’s

Going Deep To Create Meaningful Photo’s

Getting to know your subject better will help you create more powerful images. What does it mean to go deep photographically? When you want to go really deep within a photograph the first thing to do is to choose one subject and spend time with it. This...

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[Video] The Key to Deeper Images

[Video] The Key to Deeper Images

How to create DEEPER images Snap shots and postcard-style photos are fine. But they often miss the mark when it comes to capturing the feeling – the mood of your subject. In this video I explain the key to deeper images and give you practical tips...

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3 Tips To Create Images With Impact!

3 Tips To Create Images With Impact!

Want to create images with IMPACT? It’s not so much WHAT you are photographing that’s the most important – it’s WHEN and HOW you photograph it. You’ve got to capture a scene when the rhythm peaks! In this video I explain this important tip – with lots of...

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How To Capture The Soul Of A Scene

How To Capture The Soul Of A Scene

Struggling to "see" the scene? Have you ever felt like you couldn't "see" the scene, didn't know how to shoot it? What lens to use, what angle, what to include and what to leave out? You're not alone! 2 things you need to do when you first arrive at a new...

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Having Fun With Framing

Having Fun With Framing

Pulling your viewer's attention to your main subject. Framing As A Compositional Tool Using framing as a compositional tool when creating your images will help to draw the viewer’s eye to the main subject of your image. Framing is just what it sounds like,...

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Go Crazy And Have Fun

Go Crazy And Have Fun

Learning to use the tools you have. The Convenience Of Mobile It's attached to us, on us, in our bag and within reach almost 24 hours a day. Yes, it's a phone, yes, it's a device where we can have information at our fingertips but it has also become a very...

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Discover Your WILD Side

Discover Your WILD Side

Creating wild images without traveling too far. Shooting Wild ImagesThere are many places we can go to find wild images. Traveling to far off places isn't always possible so in order to get photos of wild animals, birds or bugs we can explore areas that...

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Keeping It Simple With Complementary Colours

Keeping It Simple With Complementary Colours

Complementary colours can bring an added level of interest to your images. Colour Theory And Keeping It Simple Complementary colours are the most fundamental and simplest of the colour theories to use in photography. They are colours that are opposite one...

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Photography, Meet Simplicity

Photography, Meet Simplicity

Practice minimalism to develop your artistic eye. Less is More We’ve all heard the saying “less is more” and this holds true for photography as much as anything else in life. By cutting out the distractions, you make your images more powerful, which always...

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Let Your Creativity Brew With Water

Let Your Creativity Brew With Water

Learn how to capture the wonder of water using diverse photography techniques. OCEANS 13! Welcome to Issue 13 - WATER! And the official kickoff to Season 2 of Photo BootCamp Academy! I’m so happy you're here. We’ve learned a lot in the last 12 issues and...

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Telling a Story Through An Image Using Patterns

Telling a Story Through An Image Using Patterns

Using patterns to draw your viewer's attention to you artistic images. Repeat Pattern - One Year! Guess what this issue represents? ONE AMAZING YEAR OF PHOTO BOOT CAMP ACADEMY! That’s 12 consecutive issues of this magazine! And 12 months of an awesome...

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Leading Viewers On A Journey Through An Image!

Leading Viewers On A Journey Through An Image!

A creative way to use leading lines to make your images more exciting and meaningful. Leading the way All around us are lines. They are literally everywhere. And as a photographer, when you know how to use them to your advantage, you can really make your...

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