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Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds
This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule...
Mobile Mondays: Using the display options in Lightroom Mobile
Did you know that by using the display options in Lightroom Mobile, may help with straight horizon lines and composition?...
Improve your photographs with leading lines
In this guest post, Louise Downham shows how leading lines are a great compositional tool, and can add a lot...
The importance of foreground in landscape photography
The foreground layer takes landscape photography to the next level. When out in nature, it’s easy to devote your attention...
How to improve your landscape composition
When we photograph landscapes, it's really important to pay attention to our composition, so we can achieve the strongest and...
How to use leading lines: A simple guide
Many professional photographers will tell you that every winning shot is about composition. You may have captured all of the...
Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait
Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups...
How to take great pictures with your phone: Seven simple tips
Photography has changed quite a bit since the days of our grandparents’ driving down to the local drugstore with their...
Portrait Tips: Crop the crud
Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You'd better...
The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition: Find a frame with in the frame
Composition is a key skill for every photographer. Our continuing series of excerpts from "The Enthusiast's Guide to Composition" published...
Photographic composition techniques help tell a story
The composition in the image above only tells one story. A scene may have many stories. It's a wise idea...
The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition: Change your point of view
As you might imagine, making the effort to explore a new position or viewpoint (other than your default of camera...

Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds

This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule of thirds to my kids as the place they position things in their photos. Sometimes it is not best to

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How to improve your landscape composition

When we photograph landscapes, it’s really important to pay attention to our composition, so we can achieve the strongest and most appealing photograph possible. In this video, Serge Ramelli travels to Topanga Canyon and shows some ideas to get better

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how to use leading lines

How to use leading lines: A simple guide

Many professional photographers will tell you that every winning shot is about composition. You may have captured all of the action, instilled in your photograph a certain mood or emotion or even shot your photos at a breathtaking location. But

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Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and controlled light and no light and you have to be

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Portrait Tips: Crop the crud

Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You’d better build a strong relationship with the Italian restaurant nearby so you can make great pictures — I wonder if the

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How to improve your landscape composition

When we photograph landscapes, it’s really important to pay attention to our composition, so we can achieve the strongest and most appealing photograph possible. In this video, Serge Ramelli travels to Topanga Canyon and shows some ideas to get better

Read More
how to use leading lines

How to use leading lines: A simple guide

Many professional photographers will tell you that every winning shot is about composition. You may have captured all of the action, instilled in your photograph a certain mood or emotion or even shot your photos at a breathtaking location. But

Read More

Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and controlled light and no light and you have to be

Read More

Portrait Tips: Crop the crud

Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You’d better build a strong relationship with the Italian restaurant nearby so you can make great pictures — I wonder if the

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Dealing with complex still life compositions

Dealing with complex still life scenes and compositions can be daunting, but it does not need to be impossible. Glass can be difficult to work with due to reflections and unwanted highlights, and a polarizing filter can be a great

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