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Julie Powell

10 alternatives to a white background
What to pack when traveling to remote locations
What’s the difference between hard and soft light?
Should you be scheduling maintenance for your gear?
How I got the shot: The red tulips
Creating and using presets in Lightroom Classic to speed up your workflow
Is there one lens to rule them all?
Should you calibrate your lenses for razor-sharp focus?
Five steps to nail perfect focus for portraits
Using creative textures with still life photography
Is it possible to recover sharp focus in images?
I bought a new lens and I’m totally in love!

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How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

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Is there one lens to rule them all?

Is there just one lens to rule them all? The simple answer is no. It really depends on what you are shooting. Landscape photographers generally look for a wide-angle that is sharp. Macro photographers look for varying things, depending on

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Saving Little Red Riding Hood

I recently did a creative portrait shoot with Little Red Riding Hood on location in a forest. It very was dark and very gloomy, which made for challenging shooting. I was using the fastest lens I had to shoot in

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Still life settings to get you started

Learning a different genre of photography, or especially your first, there is often the angst about what settings to use, but it really does not have to get complicated. First, with still life photography, your subject is not going anywhere.

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JP101626-Edit

Is there one lens to rule them all?

Is there just one lens to rule them all? The simple answer is no. It really depends on what you are shooting. Landscape photographers generally look for a wide-angle that is sharp. Macro photographers look for varying things, depending on

Read More
Julie Powell - Red Banner (1 of 1)

Saving Little Red Riding Hood

I recently did a creative portrait shoot with Little Red Riding Hood on location in a forest. It very was dark and very gloomy, which made for challenging shooting. I was using the fastest lens I had to shoot in

Read More
still

Still life settings to get you started

Learning a different genre of photography, or especially your first, there is often the angst about what settings to use, but it really does not have to get complicated. First, with still life photography, your subject is not going anywhere.

Read More

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