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How to Add Depth to Your Photographs

How to Add Depth to Your Photographs

One of the biggest challenges thrown up by photography is the fact that it is done in two dimensions. While that can be a draw back, it also presents some wonderful artistic opportunities. Working to add a sense of depth for the viewer is one of the things that, as a photographer, you have a […]

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How Award-Winning Travel Photographs Are Taken

How Award-Winning Travel Photographs Are Taken

Do you have a solid technical understanding of your camera and how to take a good travel shot, but lack the examples you need to take your photography to that next level? Many of us have that understanding, but need that extra bit of practical guidance to get our photographs from good to great (or […]

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Why You Will Probably Want to Get a Prime Lens

Why You Will Probably Want to Get a Prime Lens

For most people, the initial foray into getting serious about photography involves getting a lower end “prosumer” DSLR camera with a kit lens. The images produced by such a setup can be extremely good and there is nothing wrong with sticking with that gear. Some photographers, however, might start to wonder what else in out […]

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How to Shoot Great Portraits with Your Kit Lens

How to Shoot Great Portraits with Your Kit Lens

Shooting portraits is always one of the most popular topics discussed on Light Stalking. Everyone wants to get that professional look, but many feel they are hamstrung by their gear. While a cheap lens can be a slightly limiting factor, it should be seen more as a challenge than a game changer because there are […]

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6 Techniques to Draw the Eye to an Object in Your Photograph

6 Techniques to Draw the Eye to an Object in Your Photograph

Sometimes, as a photographer, you’re going to want to lead people to look at a specific part of your images. There are a lot of various techniques that can be used to help you draw the eye of a viewer in situations like this, so let’s look at a few of them. Compose With Lines […]

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Get c’t Digital Photography Magazine – It’s Damn Good

Get c’t Digital Photography Magazine – It’s Damn Good

Earlier this year we were made aware of a new quarterly photography magazine out of Europe called c’t Digital Photography. After taking a look at a few issues, we have to say that this new magazine has shot up our list of favourites and is now on our “must buy” list when we hit the […]

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Gorgeous Photos of Dhows to Spark Your Travel Itch

Gorgeous Photos of Dhows to Spark Your Travel Itch

Wooden boats are generally a very good subject for photographers. The grain and rich colours of the wood combined with the romance of the sea means it’s a rich hunting ground. But when you get wooden boats as character-filled as old dhows, then it goes to a new level. These types of boats are common […]

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3 Situations Where Blurred Photos Just Work

3 Situations Where Blurred Photos Just Work

There are as many photographic techniques as there are photographers and as many effects as there are cameras. One effect that every photographer should have in their arsenal is the ability to intentionally use blurring to create certain effects in their photographs. Here are a few instances in which blurring the image can often result […]

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38 Magical Forest Photographs

38 Magical Forest Photographs

Forest can be a magical place to capture wonderful photographs, but they can also be a very difficult place to shoot. Mist and random light throw up all sorts of difficult exposure situations for a photographer. We think these photographers pretty much nailed it though. Enjoy our latest curated collection of 38 magical forest photographs. […]

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Make Your Street Art & Furniture Photographs Stand Out From the Crowd

Make Your Street Art & Furniture Photographs Stand Out From the Crowd

For those of us who live in cities, it surrounds us everyday. From the mundanity of park benches through to exciting murals – it is art and street furniture that give many cities their own culture or feel. They also present a very good opportunity to capture that culture and feel in the form of […]

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