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Full-Frame or Cropped Sensor: Which Will Work for You?

There’s a large selection of camera brands, with various models combined with choices of full-frame, and cropped frame sensors. Searching for the right camera can be exciting, but it can also be time consuming and sometimes downright confusing. Cameras, lenses, gear and accessory costs can mount quickly. The information and images in this article are to assist you in making a decision that is right for you. There really isn’t a right or wrong but there probably is a ‘better option for you’ based on your goals.

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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.


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.

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.

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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Sometimes early morning or in evening hour, while driving to or from work I notice beautiful images formed in the frame of my car’s side mirrors. This pic was one of that occasion when I stopped and shot it. what do you think?


The Joker – hit me

Hello and thanks for comments on how to improve that kind of shots. Found this guy at an info stand for a Belgian charity organization supporting children in needs. They go to bars and restaurants to collect donations, wearing costumes and make-up. Interesting points here: Black and white contrast in the face and clothes. Many […]


Too much?

Nikon d5100 f22 1/45 iso 100 kit lens. D5100 f9.5 1/125 iso 100 what do you think? Too dark, over processed or is it working ok, I give up tryed to post 2 photos but can’t work it out. Just follow the link.


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<br>flowers and colors by hma1962 on Light Stalking



Hi names Steven Taylor disabled and been into photography after watching my farther inlaw like mixing history ect with photography


Book reading lady by the lakeside.

Friends, I would like to hear you critique my picture. <br>Lakeside reading by NegativeSpace on Light Stalking


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