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Architecture is all around us. Sometimes we use our cameras to create art from what we see instead of merely capturing moments. Here are a few suggestions to help you see the art in architecture the next time you head
Night photographers often like to use tracking or stacking to reduce noise in the night sky. One of the main challenges is to try to blend the night sky with a foreground. Which scenes work best for sky replacement of
One of the major challenges in landscape photography is managing reflected light, especially when working around water. The single best way to subdue reflection is to use a circular polarizing filter (B&H | Amazon) to control the amount of scattered
Light painting is a term that is often used loosely to describe any addition of light to a night photograph. Really, though, light painting is a technique that uses a handheld light source to illuminate a scene during a long
Storms inevitably come along the road of life and can affect inspiration. Here’s how to deal with a lack of creativity in challenging times.
You’ll be excited to learn how HDR editing is now possible with a single image and extremely useful to bring out striking details in your portraits!
I’m often asked what sort of cheap point-and-shoot camera will help take better photos than a smartphone. But before I make that recommendation, I have to mention that most modern smartphones have surprisingly great cameras. So much so that some
Food photography is commonly mistaken as something that makes our mouths water. While that is definitely one of the uses of the genre, it also pays to be aware of other ways to get creative with it. Food is such
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level, brought to you by Platypod, Photofocus and Skip Cohen University. Today we chat with creative portrait photographer Gilmar Smith! Check out Platypod.com, the
The World Photography Organisation has announced the winners of its 2021 Sony World Photography Awards. This year’s winner — Craig Easton from the United Kingdom — was awarded with a $25,000 cash prize and a range of Sony imaging products.
DJI has announced the new DJI Air 2S, a portable camera drone that offers an all-in-one solution, bringing robust flight performance, state-of-the-art camera upgrades and high-grade preprogrammed content creation tools. “Every creator remembers what it felt like to fly a
There are many composition rules that photographers are encouraged to follow. But, one of the easiest things you can do today to instantly improve your shots is filling the frame. In fact, you can learn how it’s done in just
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