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7 Elements that Make Japanese Gardens a Photographer’s Paradise

When thinking of landscape photography, we typically make an instant leap to large scale subjects — mountains, deserts, beaches, canyons. Landscape, however, isn’t necessarily a synonym for colossal; compelling landscape photography isn’t limited to big ticket items, so to speak. In fact, there are times when smaller is better — or at least just as good. Case in point: Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens are in many ways microcosms of the natural world, albeit highly stylized versions of the natural world.

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How to Deal With Demanding Clients: 5 Tips for Photographers

Photographers often get hired by clients for specific assignments. While some clients may be more accommodating than others, every professional knows that meeting the demands of the client is easier said than done. So how does one deal with demanding clients? Proper and timely communication is one of the keys to great rapport but there’s a lot more to it. Here are some tips to help you.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Isle of Skye

Hey everyone, After too long a time without posts, here’s a few of my favourites from a hiking/wild camping trip to the Isle of Skye in late August. Opinions and feedback appreciated – I know this isn’t the Shark Tank, but please go to town on me if there’s anything you dislike/would have done differently! […]

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Amateur photographer

I Am A 1 Year Photographer. I Tried To Study Photography From Books And Some Videos On Youtube The Country I Live In Is Too Hard To Take Photos Easily In The Public Places, So Most Of My Pictures Taken For My Family Indoors. I Tried To Study Photoshop Using LINDA Video Course And I […]

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Rock on.

More BnW. Comments welcome.

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Is my image too bright for the time of day taken?

<br>Sunset on the Chaparrel by Maureen Isree on Light Stalking CC: Riteshsiani, Nikon-nut, Michael-Lloyd

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Is my image too bright for the time of day taken?

<br>Sunset on the Chaparrel by Maureen Isree on Light Stalking

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New comer: Benoit

Hi there ! I am Benoit, a French amateur photographer. I like to catch the instant in portrait and landscape. The first photograph that got me hooked to photography is one of Samuel Bitton I saw in an expo. The light and colors were so great I decided to learn how to do ! I […]

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Pencilled In

<br>Pencilled In by Shawnp on Light Stalking f/8, 1sec, ISO100, 48mm Tried to incorporate my old passion for pencil drawings with my photography. Don’t know if it worked out so well.

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