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Why knowing camera settings are helpful
Ten things to consider when setting up your new Sony a7R series camera
Photography 101: What is exposure compensation?
Why EXIF data isn’t that important
Six of the most important tips for new street photographers to know
Easy ways to create bokeh
Looking at still life settings
Quick Tip: Change your camera’s time setting to Standard Time
Knowing the Camera Settings for a Photo Isn’t Really Important
Quick Tip: Match Exposures in Lightroom Classic
Photography in the Fog

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Easy ways to create bokeh

Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you get when shooting a subject. Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur in your

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Looking at still life settings

(Editor’s note: This guest article is by Julie Powell who lives in Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia. She is an award-winning still life photographer who loves to share her passion for this genre with others. She also loves helping other photographers learn this

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Quick Tip: Match Exposures in Lightroom Classic

Have a series of photographs that have different exposure settings? While synchronizing your develop settings from picture to picture brings over all the adjustments you’ve made, it doesn’t take into account different exposure settings you used while capturing the image.

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Photography in the Fog

Fog can be one of the most beautiful weather phenomena, but it can be surprisingly difficult to photograph.  The light levels are misleading and ever-changing, the lack of contrast can make your auto-focus next to useless, and you can end

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Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic

Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available for iBooks). Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes it’s for the screen (video projects and

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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