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How To Blur A Photo Background On iPhone Or Android

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Camera Craft

Having a blurry background can make the subject stand out when it comes to photography and it can be a powerful compositional tool to draw attention to the subject. You will be able to capture images with blurry backgrounds even using a smartphone (an iPhone or an android phone) that you have in hand. It may seem difficult to achieve that effect, but With the right techniques, some creative thinking and visual perception it is quite easy.

How To Shoot Infrared Photography

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Camera Craft

Infrared photography is cherished for its surreal vibe – it can make trees radiant pink or white and skies dark or with unusual color casts. This otherworldly quality can turn your landscapes into beautiful dreamscapes – infrared photography is definitely worth the effort! This type of photography captures the spectrum of light humans can’t detect […]

21 Magical Photos Of Icicles

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Cool Photos & Photographers

Winter season brings us many exciting opportunities to improve our photography or try something creative and step out of our comfort zone. Snow is somewhat tricky to photograph because it’s easy to overexpose images with snow or have issues picking the right white balance, but how about icicles? They are beautiful because they are very […]

Why Scale Is Important In Outdoor Photography

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Photography for Beginners

Stonehenge. A majestic, mysterious, and over 5000 years old. All very well, but what has this got to do with photography, I hear you ask. If you have ever met anyone that has been to Stonehenge, or indeed if you have been yourself, there is one recurring theme in people’s thoughts of it. It’s relatively […]


Gear Guides

7 Best Vintage Lenses For Capturing Dream-Like Portraits

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Camera Lenses

Does a camera lens coated in dust mean that it isn’t a high-quality lens? Today we are talking about vintage lenses for portraits. Modern equipment like a digital camera, has made capturing great photos even easier for photographers. But they can sometimes lack the creative element and feel of vintage lenses. While, there are a lot of filters or editing that can be done to make modern images have a vintage feel, actually using an affordable lens like a vintage lens is the best way to achieve a real vintage style image.

20 Best Camera & Lens Cleaning Kits

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Camera Gear

Photographer’s invest quite some money in gear and accessories and it is important to keep these equipment in good shape both for the sake of gear health and photo quality. A camera and lens cleaning kit is important and is one of the best friends a photographer can have. It might not be something attractive to carry, but it is quite an important kit to carry along especially if you travel and photograph outdoors quite often. Here are some of the best camera and lens cleaning kits that we recommend.


Photo Guides

How To Photograph The Milky Way In 12 Steps

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Astrophotography

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing upon objects that are billions of years old and light years away, yet so many people feel a rather close affinity with these distant bodies. Learning how to photograph the […]

How To Photograph Food Like A Pro

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Food Photography

A great food photograph can do a lot of things! It can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot of food and recipe books. As an amateur or professional food photographer, knowing how to photograph food to get great results […]

Astrophotography Tips for Beginners

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Astrophotography

Astronomy photography (astrophotography) is probably one of the most difficult types of photography that can be undertaken by the amateur photographer. It is also one of the most inspirational types of photography and is always immensely popular. Luckily for us, some amateur photographers still take the time to equip and train themselves and so are […]

Tasteful Boudoir Photography: How To Get Amazing Shots

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Portrait Photography

Boudoir photography sessions have become extremely popular in the last ten years, along with maternity photo sessions. The reason behind this is possibly the fact that modern women are getting more and more confident about their bodies, no matter their shape and size. There are so many women of all ages and backgrounds who are […]

15 Incredibly Useful Tutorials On Headshot Photography

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Portrait Photography

A headshot is a type of portrait photo which shows a person’s face and includes their shoulders as well. Even though photographing headshots seems pretty easy and straightforward, there are some tricks you need to know in order to make your clients truly satisfied with your work. Headshots are really important because they are usually […]

How To Photograph The Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

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Cool Photos & Photographers

Learning how to photograph the moon has long been one of the greatest joys of a photographer’s journey in learning. For centuries the moon has captivated people, given direction and provided hours of enjoyment and wonderment. Being the brightest object in the night sky, it’s something photographers of all levels can shoot, however, it does take planning and preparation to accomplish. In this article, we will look at how to photograph the moon along with some amazing moon images in the end for inspiration.

21 Essential Baby Photography Tips

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Portrait Photography

Baby photography is one of the most rewarding and, at the same time, most challenging genres of portraiture. It’s not easy to get those perfect baby shots you often see on Instagram and Pinterest – it takes a lot of time and practice. Babies are unpredictable, they grow fast, and on top of that, they […]