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Everything You Need To Know About Aperture
Everything You Need To Know About Aperture
After reading this article, your understanding of how apertures and their selection affect a photograph will become much more clear and less of a source of technical intimidation. Those little numbers won’t seem like such a big problem anymore!
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11 Colorful Festivals in Photos
11 Colorful Festivals in Photos
The festival season is about to start! So many things to enjoy—from music festivals, film festivals, ballooning and kite festivals to flowers, tattoos, and art. And every year the offer is getting bigger! See what we found.
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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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Photographer Creates Epic Fire Angel Light Painting with Just a Smartphone
Photographer Creates Epic Fire Angel Light Painting with Just a Smartphone
Von Wong is known for his epic photography and this project was to be just that—epic. The challenge set forth was to capture a model surrounded by fire, almost on fire really, using nothing but a smartphone, absolutely no Photoshop.
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How to Create "Burning Man" Photos
How to Create "Burning Man" Photos
In the video, DigitalRev shows how you can create the effect that somebody is on fire without actually setting fire to your subject. And since real props often yield better results than digitally altering the photo, we thought it was a good idea, as well.
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How to Use a Manual Lens
How to Use a Manual Lens
Manual lenses are becoming more popular as adapters make it easier to use whatever lens you like. Mark Wallace gives us a tutorial on how to set up your manual lens and throws in some practical tips for when and where a manual lens can be best utilized.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Eye of the Waterfall
Interesting Photo of the Day: Eye of the Waterfall
Photographer Jarred Decker captured this awesome shot of North Falls from inside a cave, making it look like a dragon’s eye. This particular waterfall is in Silver Falls State Park in Oregon.
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The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings
The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings
Portrait photography isn’t that difficult, but there is a tried-and-true methodology that you can use to produce great portraits — as opposed to just making happy snaps.
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4 Tips for Getting Better Pictures of Your Kids
4 Tips for Getting Better Pictures of Your Kids
This mom blew the world away with gorgeous photos of her kids, and now she shares some tips with us for photographing children. Elena Shumilova has over 60 million views on her photos, and SmugMug visited her in her home in Russia to see her process first hand.
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13 Satisfying Photos that Use Patterns Perfectly
13 Satisfying Photos that Use Patterns Perfectly
Our world is filled with patterns. They’re everywhere around us, but we often overlook them. Enjoy this collection of patterns in photography that we found.
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Would You Let a Drone Be Your Wedding Photographer?
Would You Let a Drone Be Your Wedding Photographer?
Drones are fast becoming a part of our lives. Drones for product delivery, traffic management, and now drones as wedding photographers! Yeah, you read it right.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water
Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water
Can this talented dog walk on water? At first glance it appears this dog has magical powers. Russian based photographer Fox Grom captured images of his dogs playing on ice after a rain storm.
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How to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow
How to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow
While Lightroom makes it a whole lot easier to copy, edit, and manage your photos, you still need to know what you’re doing to make proper use of the software. Photographer Phil Steele shows you exactly how he manages to keep his Lightroom workflow simple.
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Tintype Celebrity Portraits at the Sundance Film Festival
Tintype Celebrity Portraits at the Sundance Film Festival
Before digital there was film and before film there was the wet plate collodion process—a truly elaborate and complicated process. There is still a rare group of people who use this method. Celebrity photographer Victoria Will is one of those rare wet plate photographers.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Longest Solar Eclipse of the 21st Century
Interesting Photo of the Day: Longest Solar Eclipse of the 21st Century
Back in 2009, we witnessed a unique solar eclipse—this one happened to be the longest solar eclipse of the 21st century. An international Total Solar Eclipse Expedition party was on site on Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands and took some really incredible photos.
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