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Capturing Playful Moments And Memories

Capturing Playful Moments And Memories

Playful Lens shots are all about just that – Play. “To engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose”. So it’s all about capturing images of people or animals at play. It’s energetic, fun, entertaining and amusing. It can be free and uninhibited, imaginative, improvised and inspired. It’s how kids learn, how we should too.

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Print It – Creating An Impact With Your Images

Print It – Creating An Impact With Your Images

Nothing creates an impact like seeing your own images printed and hanging on the wall. There are so many digital images being taken every day – millions of them. But so few are actually printed. Printing really does become the final part of the photographic process.

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Story Collection – Telling A Story With Photos

Story Collection – Telling A Story With Photos

A Story Collection is essentially a collection of related images that tell a story. It is a photo collage of balanced images. Balanced in shape or size, colour, light and shadow, black and white. Images that work in together.

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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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