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Portrait Tips: Have a conversation with your camera in hand
Portrait Tips: How to use a wide angle lens in portraits
Portrait Tips: The most important tip for street portraits
Portrait Tips: Watching and practice are key for kids
Do You Revisit Old Locations?
Becoming A Better Drone Pilot, Part 4 – Learning To Fly With Precision & Confidence: ATTI Mode
Becoming A Better Drone Pilot, Part 3 – Learning To Fly With Precision & Confidence
Becoming A Better Drone Pilot, Part 2
Becoming A Better Drone Pilot – Part 1
Portrait Tips: Muscle Memory
The Best Photographers Practice Finishing

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Do You Revisit Old Locations?

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from our partner mpb.com a great place to use your old gear to acquire newer gear.) For many, the thought of revisiting an old location may seem like a step back rather than

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Becoming A Better Drone Pilot, Part 2

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Chris Anson. See more of his work here) In Part 2 you’re going to take the next step in refining your control of the drone. If you haven’t read and practiced Part

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Portrait Tips: Muscle Memory

When you’re making pictures with people, you need to have practiced your camera well enough that you can change the ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed (or Exposure Compensation) without taking your eye from the viewfinder. Muscle Memory Go ahead and

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The Best Photographers Practice Finishing

Practicing with your tools on daily pictures will make you a better photographer when it counts. Having your camera with you isn’t enough to make you a better photographer. You need to practice finishing your photographs just as much as

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Being Prepared Makes all the Difference

I love the Boy Scout motto of Be Prepared. As a photographer that often means carrying extra batteries, a spare camera, and an extra memory card. But also knowing the location, and what conditions you’ll be working under. Practice Ahead

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Don’t Waste Your Time: Light the Room

We all have times when were waiting for somethingmaybe the doctors office, or a meal at restaurant, or at the auto shopand many times we spend that time checking Instagram with our eyes glued to our phones. Id like to

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Volunteering For Mastery

The idea of 10,000 repetitions as a path to mastery is not new. It has been a principle of Eastern thought for a very long time and has been made popular in business by Malcolm Gladwell and in photography by Steve Simon. It boils down to practice makes perfect.

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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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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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