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Using Flash – A Basic Workflow

Using Flash – A Basic Workflow

I’ve got news for you. Your flash is smarter than you are. Think about it? How long would it take you to read the ambient light of your scene and then calculate the proper exposure to balance your fill flash with the background light? Your flash does this in the blink of an eye, and […]

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37 Photographs That Use Water for Amazing Reflections

37 Photographs That Use Water for Amazing Reflections

Inspired by this week’s Light Stalking weekly challenge (you have entered, haven’t you?), we decided to go looking for what others have done with the theme of reflections. Using water to get a reflection shot narrows the theme a little further, but also allowed us to find some amazing shots! Check them out, and share […]

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How Haze Can Make for Great Outdoor Photographs

How Haze Can Make for Great Outdoor Photographs

Managing how your camera captures light often means taking opportunities that nature throws at you. One such opportunity is a hazy day. If you manage to get it when golden hour is happening some great things can happen with your photographs. We think this collection demonstrates nicely what can be done with a bit of […]

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27 Powerful Street and City Scenes in Black and White

27 Powerful Street and City Scenes in Black and White

Heading out with a camera in the city can be a heap of fun. Street scenes and architecture can produce some great scenes for photographers and when you shoot with black and white in mind, the results can be very powerful. We think these shots show what we mean. Share your own in the comments! […]

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The Real Road to Greatness in Photography

The Real Road to Greatness in Photography

There is a pervasive idea among artists and the public in general that great photographers have an innate ability to produce brilliant photography. That you can be naturally endowed with an inherent ability in this medium. That the truly great photographers simply possessed something that the rest of us didn’t and could never achieve. The […]

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5 Steps to Getting Better HDR Photographs in Photomatix

5 Steps to Getting Better HDR Photographs in Photomatix

Photomatix has been the leading HDR photography software since 2003. While HDR photography has been around as an idea for many years, HDRsoft made it a public sensation with the advent of Photomatix. The most recent release of the Pro version of the software, version 4.2, is a major step up and ensures that Photomatix […]

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Happy Birthday America: 21 Wonderful Fireworks Photos from This July 4

Happy Birthday America: 21 Wonderful Fireworks Photos from This July 4

Nothing says there’s a big celebration on like fireworks and with July 4 come some of the biggest fireworks displays you will ever see in America. Happy birthday America – it looks like you had a good one! by , on Flickr by , on Flickr by , on Flickr by , on Flickr by […]

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A Practical Guide to Insulting Photographers for Best Effect

A Practical Guide to Insulting Photographers for Best Effect

When you work in an industry which involves creating work and putting it in front of an audience, eventually you are going to get some negative and rude feedback – it’s par for the course and it is water off a duck’s back. But there’s the problem. A good insult should really get under somebody’s […]

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21 Photos of Buddha Statues That Show Clever Creativity by the Photographers

21 Photos of Buddha Statues That Show Clever Creativity by the Photographers

Photographing statues in a way that makes the final image interesting can be very hard work. With a little thought, however, using interesting lighting, capturing them in the context of their surroundings or getting close to shoot the details can be very effective at making the final result more than just a snapshot. We think […]

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Review: The ioSafe Rugged Portable Hard Drive

Review: The ioSafe Rugged Portable Hard Drive

Ever lost a stack of photographs because your portable hard drive packed it in? It’s a painful lesson and one that every photographer learns at least once in their lifetime. Back up your work! The problem is that when you take your photography addiction to strange places, bad things can happen to your hard drives […]

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