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On Photography: Anne Geddes, 1956-present
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Mike Hedge, landscape photographer
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Adobe predicts 2021 creative trends
Photographing lightning to reveal an electric heaven
On Photography: Jay Maisel, 1931-present
Aerial photos reveal the abstract beauty of Spanish farmlands

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Mike Hedge

Mike Hedge, landscape photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Mike Hedge by finding out his answers to four questions and sharing a few of his images. How did you get started in photography? I am not even sure why I bought

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Adobe predicts 2021 creative trends

Each year, Adobe Stock combines sources, consumer signals and the experience of its creative team to release a visual trends forecast. In addition to photography, illustration, motion and design, Adobe is also adding its first-ever lineup of audio trends to

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Photographing lightning to reveal an electric heaven

Lightning is among the most elusive forces of nature that photographers chase once in a while. It’s one of those things where a generous sprinkling of luck and right timing can lead to some really breathtaking images. Last year, Johannesburg-based

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On Photography: Jay Maisel, 1931-present

On Photography: Jay Maisel, 1931-present

“Always carry a camera, it’s tough to shoot a picture without one.” — Jay Maisel Jay Maisel, photographer Jay Maisel’s sixty-plus yearlong career as a professional photographer started in 1954 after he studied graphic design at Cooper Union and Yale.

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Nightcrawling through the neon streets of Japan

The vibrant cities of Japan are among the favorite playgrounds of street photographers, especially when it comes to nighttime photowalks. As with most cities, Japanese metropolises show a different side at night. Leipzig-based photographer Christian Kneise takes it a notch

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Photo diary project finds brightness amid the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change life profoundly for all of us, I’m sure that some may still be struggling to continue with photography whether for work or personal projects. Lockdowns and limitations have either hampered or heightened creativity

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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