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I'm Rob, the editor of Light Stalking. I try to keep this ship on course.

10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

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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.

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

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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.

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

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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.

15 Magical Photographs of Foxes

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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.

7 Simple Tips to Get Better Photos of Your Kids

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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.

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

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Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to shoot and coming home to some wonderful shots can certainly lead to a huge amount of artistic satisfaction. But how exactly can you get those landscape photos that really pop? Here are a handful of things that you can start doing.