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natural light macro poppy by Jaymes Dempsey

A Guide to Using Natural Light for Macro Photography

Working with natural light can seem daunting. Yet as a macro photographer, I love natural light. I’ve spent years studying...
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by Erin Fitzgibbon

Tips for Preparing for a Portrait Session

A portrait session can be a nerve-racking event. There’s so much to remember and prepare before the actual press of...
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by Andrew Sproule

7 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography

Creating attention-grabbing wildlife photography that makes a lasting impression is a difficult and demanding challenge. Typically you’re battling a number...
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by Kav Dadfar

5 Photography Pitfalls to Avoid That No One Tells You About

Taking photos is easy, but being a photographer is an entirely different proposition. Whether photography is a hobby or a...
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SoHo, NYC. by James Maher

The Uncomfortable Truth About Street Photography

As someone who has photographed people candidly since I first picked up a camera over 15 years ago, there is...
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by Annie Tao

Understand Exposure in Under 10 Minutes

There are countless Photography books and classes that explain exposure, yet after reading or attending them, your photos may not...
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Post Production
by Darlene Hildebrandt

Tips for Dodging and Burning with Lightroom

In this video from Johny Spencer, learn how to use the local adjustment tools inside Lightroom to do dodging and...
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leannecole-on1-skin-retouching-final by Leanne Cole

Tips for Portrait Processing with ON1 Photo RAW 2018.5

There are many genres within the framework of photography and one that is very popular is portraits. As such, many...
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by Ana Mireles

How to Create Custom Brushes in Photoshop

The Brush Tool in Photoshop is one of the most versatile and it can be used for many applications. It...
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Processed Landscape Image. by Rick Berk

To Process or Not To Process? Let’s Discuss

Often when I’m looking at photos in forums online, or interacting with photographers in person, inevitably someone will proudly claim...
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by Jim Hamel

12 Tips for Mastering the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

There are a lot of good post-processing tools available for making minor edits to your photos. Within Photoshop, there are...
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Cameras & Equipment
Why Your Camera Gear Doesn't Matter - still life image by Stacey Hill

Why Your Camera Gear Doesn’t Matter

Many discussions in online photography groups and discussions revolve around "What's the best camera brand?" or "What is the best...
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by John McIntire

Why I’ve Become a Light Meter Convert

Light meters Mention a light meter in photography circles and you're certain to get some fierce responses. Sure, some photographers...
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by Sarah Hipwell

5 DIY Hacks to Have in Your Camera Bag

1. Camera strap(s) I stopped using the camera strap that comes with the camera (DSLR) quite awhile ago now. My...
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by Gina Milicia

A Beginners Guide to Light Modifiers

Regardless of the light source you use (daylight, continuous or flash) it’s really easy to use light modifiers or shapers...
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Portraits: After The Shot

Transform your dull and lifeless pictures of people into simply stunning portraits. If you’ve ever been disappointed that the portraits you shoot...
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