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Interesting Photo of the Day: Papua New Guinea Paradise
Interesting Photo of the Day: Papua New Guinea Paradise
Papua New Guinea has some of the most rugged, unexplored land in the world. It also has amazingly clear, picturesque ocean scenery, like seen here. This half underwater, half above water photo taken by David Doubilet captures the beautiful, thriving coral and a simple, peaceful local custom.
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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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Professional 1-Click Black and White Lightroom Presets at 70% Off
Professional 1-Click Black and White Lightroom Presets at 70% Off
Simply clicking the black & white setting in Lightroom can leave otherwise great photos feeling a bit dull. It takes some know-how to get them looking their best. This set of Lightroom presets takes out the guess work and makes it easy to create beautiful black and white photos.
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These Photos of Snowy Winter Scenes Will Take Your Breath Away
These Photos of Snowy Winter Scenes Will Take Your Breath Away
Snow, ice, and the crispness that comes with freezing temperatures can add a new dimension to your photos. Everything looks like it’s from a fairytale under this magical white cover.
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Rescued Film Project Brings Never Before Seen WWII Photos to Life
Rescued Film Project Brings Never Before Seen WWII Photos to Life
Having found these rolls, taken by an American soldier, the logical next step was to develop them to find out what was hidden inside them. One problem though—it was unclear whether anything could be retrieved at all from these rolls. Inspection revealed that some of the rolls had been damaged by water. And some of the spools were rusted.
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5 Ways To Improve Your Food Photography
5 Ways To Improve Your Food Photography
Your food photos should be as delectable to the eyes as the dish is to the taste buds. You want to sell that dish—let the aromas, flavors and textures jump out of the image onto the viewer’s mental dinner table. Food photography is something of an art form and takes a lot of time, consideration, and tweaking.
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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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How to Get Professional Quality Studio Lighting for Less Than $50
How to Get Professional Quality Studio Lighting for Less Than $50
Professional quality lighting takes a lot of time and money, right? Think again. Aaron Nace shows you how to set up a professional quality lighting arrangement for your home studio for under 50 bucks.
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How to Take Beautiful Portraits in Small Spaces
How to Take Beautiful Portraits in Small Spaces
After your have seen this video, you will no longer complain that you don’t have a professional studio. Miguel Quiles is a portrait and wedding photographer, and to demonstrate that you don’t need more than just a few feet of space to shoot gorgeous images, he sets up a session in a small area right in his living room.
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Large Format Photography Project Focuses on Girlhood
Large Format Photography Project Focuses on Girlhood
Sometimes it takes time to see what your images mean in the grand scheme of things. Discovering that theme can lead to powerful stories that can inspire others. Photographer Angela Strassheim‘s latest exhibit, Project Atrium, illustrates the transition from a child to adult.
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Explorers: The Making of Cinemagraphs and Photographs
Explorers: The Making of Cinemagraphs and Photographs
The Explorers series was based on early 20th century explorers, thus the images have a vintage feel, complete with era-appropriate props. The images were developed by combining several photographic elements. First, high resolution photographs were taken of the Canadian wilderness. Then, with the use of some fake snow and fans, the talent (decked out in explorer-esque garb) was photographed in-studio.
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This is the Biggest Picture Ever Taken of the Andromeda Galaxy
This is the Biggest Picture Ever Taken of the Andromeda Galaxy
On January 5, 2015, ESA/NASA released the sharpest image of the Andromeda Galaxy ever made. Taken with the Hubble telescope, the image is 1.5 billion pixels in size. That’s 4.3 GB of space on your hard drive (or one DVD) just for one image. Of course, the Hubble telescope doesn’t have a sensor with that many pixels—the photo is a stitched panorama.
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How to Take Control of the Light to Improve Your Photography
How to Take Control of the Light to Improve Your Photography
The goal is to be in control of the light all the time. Even if you are outdoors, you can still control the light by using obstacles to block it, reflectors to direct it, flash to augment it, and so on.
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10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Photography This Year
10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Photography This Year
Reading books, attending workshops, and browsing the Internet are all good things that can help you take better photos. The following tips will improve the way you create amazing photos and how you see photography.
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6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography
6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography
Candid photography focuses on what the subject is naturally doing and not on what the subject must be doing. It is a photo similar to that of a stolen shot. Most images taken in candid photography are of people not looking directly at the camera.
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