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The Truth About Vignettes in Photography

The Truth About Vignettes in Photography

Traditionally, photographers and gear makers have done their best to avoid vignetting in their imaging. While there are exceptions, the general tendency has always been to approach what we experience with natural vision as the goal. While that’s been done with varying levels of success, there is one thing that you really need to remember. In the right circumstances, vignettes can look fricken awesome.

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17 Wilderness Photographs That Will Make You Want to Go Hiking!

17 Wilderness Photographs That Will Make You Want to Go Hiking!

One of the great pleasures of outdoor photography is simply getting outside and into nature. To be honest, for some of us, it’s the main motivator. So we thought we would put together a small collection of wilderness photographs from some clever photographers who managed to get some very inspiring shots. Check the list of resources at the end of the collection for tips on how to get some of your own shots like these.

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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living document” so expect new things to appear and old things to fall off. The (really long) list contains links to everything photography – books, tutorials, eBooks, magazines, news, niche resources, you name it!

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10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

Photography is the most wonderful hobby imaginable with so much scope for creativity and problem solving, not to mention travel and gear lust. But it isn’t entirely without its challenges. In fact, there are a few things that get downright annoying at times. We put together a tongue-in-cheek list that we think most photographers will relate to.

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How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape photographs. From the shots below, you can certainly see why that would be. But what do you look for in a good landscape foreground and how do you go about shooting it well? Here are some things to think about to get your landscape foregrounds rocking.

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How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you’re in a rush to simply produce photographs that don’t suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of something specific and you recognize that your skills just aren’t there quite yet. What is the quickest way to get between sucking and having a respectable photograph to show? Well, here’s how we would go about it.

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10 Remarkable Traits All Photographers Have (According to Hollywood)

10 Remarkable Traits All Photographers Have (According to Hollywood)

Ever seen a photographer in a movie? Well, we’ll leave out the likelihood that it was a male photojournalist in a war zone exposing the “truth” (like no other type of photographer exists) and move straight onto the golden cliches that Hollywood likes to push. Here are a few things that our new hero almost certainly has:

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15 Magical Photographs of Foxes

15 Magical Photographs of Foxes

Getting good photographs of animals is difficult. Getting good photographs of animals that are notoriously shy and skittish is on a whole new level. These photographers, especially the ones who were shooting in the wild, have managed to get some amazing photographs of foxes. No easy feat. We have put together this collection with a list of relevant links at the end so you can be inspired.

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5 Simple Lightroom Tactics to Improve Almost Any Landscape Photograph

5 Simple Lightroom Tactics to Improve Almost Any Landscape Photograph

As you probably already know, Adobe Lightroom is one of the most versatile pieces of post production software available and is used by the majority of photography professionals to organize and do basic edits to their images. But what specifically can you do for your landscape images in Lightroom? Let’s look at a few simple LR edits that can make your images pop.

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7 Simple Tips to Get Better Photos of Your Kids

7 Simple Tips to Get Better Photos of Your Kids

Photographing your kids is often one of the most rewarding parts of photography for a lot of parents. The memories that can be saved are treasured by so many families. But knowing how to photograph children can be tricky. Here are some basic tips that will get your photographs of your children up to scratch.

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