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How to Become a Professional Photographer – Guest Post
More Thoughts and a Really Cool Video on Quadcopters
10 Things Aperture Users Need to Know About Lightroom
Self Assessing Your Photography Business
Guest Contributors on Photofocus
When to Use Back Light
I’m Not a Pro, Do I Need a Portfolio?
Creative Uses for a Wide Angle Lens
The 10 Stop & How it Changed My Long Exposure Photography
Using Gels to Infuse Color Into Your Photographs
Review: Skylux LED Studio Light
Do You Need to Shoot RAW+JPEG? Try Lightroom’s “Big Mac” Button

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When to Use Back Light

This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog Follow him on Twitter: Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, when light is coming from behind a subject, it’s said to be back lit.

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I’m Not a Pro, Do I Need a Portfolio?

This is a guest post by Stephan Bollinger – www.stephanbollinger.com Follow him on G+: plus.google.com/+StephanBollinger My previous article about the advantages of portfolio reviews has created a very interesting discussion. The question was raised Why would I need a portfolio,

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Creative Uses for a Wide Angle Lens

This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog Follow him on Twitter: I know that most of you have heard of the wide angle lens before. And also know that most of you think the wide angle lens

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Review: Skylux LED Studio Light

This is a guest post from Terry White. Terry is a great photographer and an Adobe wizard. He’s also got a great workshop called “Master The Shoot.” The next one is this Saturday in Cincinnati. __________________________________________ I use both standard

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When to Use Manual Focus on Your Camera

While most photographers rely on autofocus (even the pros), sometimes autofocus isn’t the right tool. Perhaps your camera keeps latching onto the wrong object. Or perhaps using the Autofocus assist lamp is drawing too much attention as you try to

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Want Quality Pictures? Savor Like a Painter

If you want to learn to make art, you should learn from artists. A couple of weeks ago I learned an important lesson by contrasting painters and photographers. Painters do an activity called “En Plein Air“, which refers to painting

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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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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