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Capturing the Decisive Moment with Disposable Cameras
Capturing the Decisive Moment with Disposable Cameras
An art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico sent out disposable cameras around the country and compiled the results into an art show representing the decisive moment. The show, titled Present Company Excluded: or the Disposability of the Decisive Moment.
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Think Spring: Refreshing Examples of Springtime Photography
Think Spring: Refreshing Examples of Springtime Photography
Spring is about new life emerging after the harsh months of winter; it’s a perfect time to capture it all with your camera! Check out these photos for inspiration.
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Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try
Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try
Over and under exposure tends to be the result of the meter taking readings from the wrong things. If you set your camera to spot metering, you can tell your camera to take readings from whatever you want.
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My Photography Journey and Some Things I've Learned
My Photography Journey and Some Things I've Learned
I can remember taking my first pictures when I was seven years old. While on a family vacation, my parents bought me a miniature camera for a few dollars. It used tiny little film and took tiny little black and white pictures.
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Pixel Trade Photography Project: Living Without Money for 2 Years
Pixel Trade Photography Project: Living Without Money for 2 Years
“I am travelling to all seven continents of the globe trading my services as a photographer for life’s basic necessities. No currency, no contracts, only my camera and an eager smile.”
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This Carnivorous Plant Timelapse Was Made in a Basement
This Carnivorous Plant Timelapse Was Made in a Basement
Creating the Carnivora Gardinum video took Field eight months with testing, technique, and development of equipment. He took a total of 13,770 images over 107 days of filming 24/7 with the two cameras.
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Barbershops: Through the Viewfinder of a Hasselblad
Barbershops: Through the Viewfinder of a Hasselblad
Pendle has always had a love for Hasselblads, but when he first started experimenting with TTV (through the viewfinder) photography years ago, he used a vintage Kodak Brownie reflex camera. He thought of filming the process then, but he always had trouble with glare and reflections in the viewfinder. It would be another five years before he found a solution.
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Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos
Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos
This is a comment I hear every day in my gallery. What many people don’t understand is that the type of camera you use is not the key to improving your photography.
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A Quick Guide to Getting the Right Exposure
A Quick Guide to Getting the Right Exposure
How many times have you struggled with getting the proper exposure? Your camera has built in features to help you out, but you have to learn how to use them before they’re of any use.
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How to Pose and Photograph Newborn Babies
How to Pose and Photograph Newborn Babies
One of several things to keep in mind is that a sleeping baby is much easier to pose and photograph than one who is awake. Cotta uses white noise as a lullaby to keep the baby from waking. You should also turn off your camera’s focus confirm beep. Most new cameras have a silent mode that reduces the burst speeds but is much quieter. If you’re working with a mirrorless system, just turn off any sounds and you’re set.
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New Instant Camera Prints Your Pictures on Receipt Paper
New Instant Camera Prints Your Pictures on Receipt Paper
The prototype of PrintSnap, as the camera is called, is essentially a wooden box with a camera and a thermal printer that uses standard 2 1/4 inch receipt paper as “film.” The design is simple; it includes some circuitry in order to make everything functional, a rechargeable battery, and two switches.
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Cheap Camera Challenge With a 0.3 Megapixel Talking Toy Camera
Cheap Camera Challenge With a 0.3 Megapixel Talking Toy Camera
Every few months the top camera and film brands put out new camera models of exquisite proportions—the very definition of eye candy to a photographer. These cameras taunt us with their endless features and promises of even better photographs; they make it easy to want to go out and drop thousands and thousands of dollars.
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How to Modify a One Light Portrait Setup to Get the Look You Want
How to Modify a One Light Portrait Setup to Get the Look You Want
For this set of portraits, Grimes placed a 36″ Rapid Box softbox over the camera and used a reflector to bounce some light back up under the model’s chin. Grimes likes using a light gray background, so he puts his subject close to the background—but not too close. Keep in mind that this exact setup can work for low key portraiture.
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Use These Simple Tips to Get Better Snow Photos
Use These Simple Tips to Get Better Snow Photos
Winter photography, especially when snow is involved, comes with some pretty tough challenges. All that white snow with the beautiful blue sky makes a camera go mad trying to figure out the correct exposure. If you’re the type of photographer who prefers to shoot in auto or program mode most of the time, you’ll find it difficult to nail the exposure.
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Try This Easy In Camera Fix for Bright Ears
Try This Easy In Camera Fix for Bright Ears
When you use powerful lights behind a model’s head, several issues arise. One of those issues is that light passes through the subject’s earlobes. Luckily, there is a quick fix for that, and you don’t even need Photoshop to do it. It’s easy; all you need is some gaffer’s tape.
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