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How to NOT ruin real estate HDR’s
I recently bought a house, so I was looking at loads of real estate pictures. Most are simply informative pictures,...
Why Do the Number of Aperture Blades in a Lens Matter?
(Editor's note: Tim Grey returns with another guest post. This one answers why the blades that form the aperture in...
HDR 101: Shooting Brackets
Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The...
Four Tips for Starbursts
Any small light source in your photograph can potentially become a starburst, and finding creative ways to use them in...
Lens Review: Lensbaby Twist 60
This new Twist 60 lens from Lensbaby has my full attention right now. There are always new lenses boasting extreme sharpness...
Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile
Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add...
Combining Starbursts and HDR
Using HDR in the image below allowed me to reveal the details of the machinery as well as the colors...
Wanna Add Pop to your Pictures? Try a Starburst
When I started making pictures, my day job took me all over the world and I ended up with lots...
Starburst Effect
Here's a quick-tip for a fun and easy photography effect: The next time you are shooting into the sun or...

How to NOT ruin real estate HDR’s

I recently bought a house, so I was looking at loads of real estate pictures. Most are simply informative pictures, and most are made with a smartphone. Real estate pictures can be fun to make, however, and when done well

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HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

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Four Tips for Starbursts

Any small light source in your photograph can potentially become a starburst, and finding creative ways to use them in your pictures is fun. These tips will help you build a formula for making starbursts anytime you want. 1. Appropriate

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Lens Review: Lensbaby Twist 60

This new Twist 60 lens from Lensbaby has my full attention right now. There are always new lenses boasting extreme sharpness or wide apertures or super telephoto, but Lensbaby steps aside from the sharper-faster-longer race and makes tools that actually help

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Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

Read More

Combining Starbursts and HDR

Using HDR in the image below allowed me to reveal the details of the machinery as well as the colors of the sky. I shot the image using 14-24mm lens at f/11. Editors Note: This post builds upon Levi’s earlier

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Starburst Effect

Here’s a quick-tip for a fun and easy photography effect: The next time you are shooting into the sun or have any kind of visible bare-bulb light in your frame, try cranking your aperture way down so it is very

Read More

Four Tips for Starbursts

Any small light source in your photograph can potentially become a starburst, and finding creative ways to use them in your pictures is fun. These tips will help you build a formula for making starbursts anytime you want. 1. Appropriate

Read More

Lens Review: Lensbaby Twist 60

This new Twist 60 lens from Lensbaby has my full attention right now. There are always new lenses boasting extreme sharpness or wide apertures or super telephoto, but Lensbaby steps aside from the sharper-faster-longer race and makes tools that actually help

Read More

Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

Read More

Combining Starbursts and HDR

Using HDR in the image below allowed me to reveal the details of the machinery as well as the colors of the sky. I shot the image using 14-24mm lens at f/11. Editors Note: This post builds upon Levi’s earlier

Read More

Starburst Effect

Here’s a quick-tip for a fun and easy photography effect: The next time you are shooting into the sun or have any kind of visible bare-bulb light in your frame, try cranking your aperture way down so it is very

Read More

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