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By Anthony DeLorenzo

How to Build Your Momentum and Use it to Accomplish Your Photographic Goals

Most people who are successful at whatever they do, are good at goals. Setting them and meeting them. The more frequently and quickly that happens, usually the more successful that person is in whatever they’re trying to do. This is momentum. The process of continually setting and accomplishing goals is momentum. And it’s as real for photographers as for anyone else. When a goal is met, there’s a spark of emotional energy released for the pursuit of the next goal. In this way, we can ride the wave of momentum.

An example of wallpaper used as a background. Photo by Louise Docker

10 Creative Background Ideas for the Broke Macro Photographer

If you have an attic, a closet, or even a junk drawer, I guarantee you can create a unique background for your close-up photos! My favorite thing about macro photography is that you can work on the tiniest sets; and tiny sets don’t need too much of any one material to fill your frame. You could create a stunning scene in a shoebox if you tried. I’m sure you have a ton of odds and ends that would make excellent backgrounds in your macro photography, so get digging! Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Sweet Honey-Bee ©Sheen's Nature Photography

Exposure Compensation: Use it to Master Exposure and to Explore Your Creativity

Exposure Compensation provides the ability to make small adjustments to the your camera’s exposure. While our cameras produce high quality images, we may have individual preferences that are just a bit different from how our camera reads various scenes. Or, when working with a subject, we may want to add another dimension from a creative, artistic perspective using Exposure Compensation.

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7 Latest Web Design Trends for Photography Websites in 2014

In today’s world websites play bigger part than a practical communication. They are supposed to drive attention, traffic and sales, especially in photography business. Fortunately for photographers, along with the development of the web, a lot of new opportunities have come into scene. For instance, a few years ago we could not even imagine a system that will allow us to create a functional nice websites without knowing how to code, but today it’s reality. In this article I’m going to determinate the top web design trends of this year and show how they can be useful for photography websites.

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Has the Age of Mirrorless Cameras Truly Arrived?

Mirrorless is a bit of a misnomer. In fact virtually all non-DSLR cameras, by their very nature are mirrorless. However, the term generally refers to cameras with either or both, a micro 4/3rds sensor or bigger and an interchangeable lens system. However it is defined, 2014 has been a good year for the mirrorless class, they are one of the few growth areas within the photographic business. So are we in, or about to enter the golden age of mirrorless cameras?

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Bicycle in Verona

<br/>Bicycle in Verona by CJ Glynn on Light Stalking Bicycle in Verona August 2014 Canon 5D Mark III Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L at 58mm ISO 100 1/80s at f/11 Post-porcessed in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Comments appreciated.



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Hi everyone!

My name is John Priest and I’m a children’s author. I started doing my own illustrations a short while ago and needed some photos of different animals and places, so decided I’d get my very first camera. I bought the Canon SX50 HS and with it I was amazed when one night I managed to […]


Mama's got a squeeze box

Mama plays the squeeze box… the daughter collects with the cup. I don’t think the daughter had ever seen a tall gringo with blue eyes and a big camera but I finally got a little grin out of her. She was probably laughing at my Spanish! 1/2500, f5.0, 46mm, iso800 Click the foto for larger.


Lifeless II

<br>Lifeless II by Shawnp on Light Stalking Picked these flowers on my way home. Late afternoon, so they were a bit withered. Went for that look and played around with some lighting. Used a desk lamp. Don’t know if I captured the mood right though. f/16, 2 sec, ISO100, 50mm


Harsh light edit

Hi, This is a photo I took in the French Quarter earlier this summer. It was about 1:00pm and the light was pretty harsh, so it has been edited. Your comments are welcomed! Michael <br>Street Musicians #3 – New Orleans by egbertmr on Light Stalking


Weekend Photography Challenge #202 Back to Basics- Line

It has been some time since we went back to basics. As an artist there are several elements and principles of design that are essential in learning and expanding and understanding art. This week, line is our subject. Think artistically. It can be varying lines, leading lines, what do lines do in your photograph, how […]