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The importance of looking up
How can I make my travel pictures more interesting?
How to improve your composition by filling the frame
Composition tells the story and feelings within a scene
How to take great pictures with your phone: Seven simple tips
Avoid these traps of boring landscape photos
This year, can we stop taking photos with flashlight beams aiming at the Milky Way?
Go back to the basics with this free photography fundamentals course
Unlock Your Creativity: InFocus Interview Show with Nicole S. Young
Use negative space like a boss for awesome social media
Composition in photography can be learned
Awakening the night: Troy Paiva’s thoughts on composition, part four

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5 Traps to Avoid Taking BORING Landscape Photos - youtube

Avoid these traps of boring landscape photos

Not too long ago, we shared seven of the most common mistakes that landscape photographers typically do, whether they’re new to the craft or a little further along. Today, let’s take a quick dive into more things to avoid so

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Composition in photography can be learned

Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: Composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped me learn the basics of composition, color, lines, shapes and

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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8 IMPORTANT Composition Tips for Better Photos - youtube

Eight simple tips to nail your composition

Among the first important photography tips we are told is that composition is crucial to getting a great shot. To help us with this, there are now tons of tutorials that cover various topics like leading lines, Rule of Thirds,

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Monetizing personal projects: The musician

The subject of monetizing personal projects is near and dear to my heart. I put together a ninety-minute presentation about the subject and shared it with my fellow photographers to a wonderful reception. A phone call leads to art In

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Astrophotography Mistakes Beginners Make - youtube

Astrophotography mistakes beginners usually make

There’s no question that astrophotography is one of the most interesting genres to get into. Photographing deep sky objects is especially exciting and rewarding, whether you’re a beginner or already years into it. However, to be able to make the

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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