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Tips on using circular polarizing filters
2020: An unusual year in review
Photographer of the Day: Robertino Radovix
Portrait Tips: 3 Good Reasons You Should Wear Your Glasses
Photographer of the Day: martijnvdnat
Portrait Tips: Vitreous Eyes (Even With Hats)
Quick Tip: How to use a Polarizer
Photographer of the Day: Patrick Gorden
Photographer of the Day: Kevin Einzelgänger
Photographer of the Day: Brock Slinger
Why Christmas is the perfect time to take that protective filter off!
Photo of the Day: Architecture – Past and Present

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Quick Tip: How to use a Polarizer

Recently I wrote an in depth article on circular polarizers, where and how they come in handy. To use a polarizer, screw the filter onto the front of your lens (using the right filter size, of course!). Once it is

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Photographer of the Day: Patrick Gorden

Category: Sports Photography Photograph: by Patrick Gorden The emotion that Patrick captures with the man in the kayak gives a calming reflection of the life lived by the man. And the trickles of water behind the kayak shows that there’s still

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Photographer of the Day: Kevin Einzelgänger

Category: Nature Photographer: Kevin Einzelgänger Title: Untitled Reflections are a powerful element in any photo. When the reflection and source object make something new, the result can be magical. Such is the case with this bridge in this image. Coupled

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Photographer of the Day: Brock Slinger

Category: Nature Photographer: Brock Slinger Title: Reflection Like so many hard-won skills, mastery is a demonstrated by the choices one makes. There are many excellent choices made in this image. First, portrait orientation shows the underwater stones in the foreground,

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Taming Interior Reflections

Photographing interiors means dealing with tons of reflective surfaces just waiting to spoil the fun. These little mirrors are everywhere bringing unwanted reflections into what would be an otherwise inviting inside space. The answer is simple. Show those offensive mirrored

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There’s Just 1 Trick to Photographing Glasses

The trouble with photographing eyeglasses is that they’re made of glass, which is generally pretty reflective and reflections of my flashes may obscure the eyes behind the glass, and if we can’t see a person’s eyes we might as well

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Removing Reflections from Glass

If you shoot any imagery that contains glass you’re likely to run into the problem of reflections. Find out how to deal with reflections in post in this tutorial. Watch more at . This tutorial is a single movie from

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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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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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