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What Is A Gigapan? Carnegie Mellon University Project

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Camera Gear

Gigapan is one of those technologies that has slowly crept into the collective conciseness of photographers worldwide. From being amazing at the intricate details of massive images of stadiums and crowd scenes, produced by high-end photographers, and with the help of several assistants, today we have arrived now at a point where a Gigapan image […]

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Cool Photos & Photographers

Photography has the power to lighten up our lives, and what a great thing it is to start our days by seeing some beautiful images in the comfort of our seats! Here is our weekly wrap-up – you’ll find finely curated photos from the general chit-chat blended with some creative shots from Tersha’s 619th challenge […]

Family Photoshoot Ideas

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Portrait Photography

I bet everyone needs some great family photoshoot ideas! Family photo ideas are highly sought after because everyone needs memorable, affectionate photos that will be a joy to look at many years and decades later. A family photoshoot might sound like a chaotic, energy-draining experience, but it actually doesn’t have to be like that at […]

7 Japanese Photographers You Need To Know

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Cool Photos & Photographers

Japan is known for its rich arts culture, and photography as a medium is no exception. More and more there are a lot of very well-known Japanese photographers in the West, such as Hiroshi Sugimoto or Rinko Kawauchi. So let’s take a look at 7 Japanese photographers that you need to know.

How to Set Up Back Button Focusing on Your Canon

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Camera Craft

Most of us are not aware of the back button focusing feature on our cameras and how it can be a game changer in any photographer’s life. Since most photographers including beginners are used to focusing by pressing the shutter release button halfway through, back button focusing can take some time to get used to […]

Star Photography: Dos And Don’ts When Photographing The Stars

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Astrophotography

Star photography can include just photographing stars, the Milky Way, or even photographing star trails. Photographing these heavenly objects at night requires a lot of planning and some extra resources than what you would require for daytime photography. There are some things that you should be doing and not doing when it comes to star […]

7 Popular Instagram Filters And When To Use Them

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Photography Post Production

Even though Instagram filters can’t help you turn a mediocre photo into a masterpiece, you can definitely use these filters to make your finest photos pop. There are over 40 native Instagram filters that can be useful to both hobbyists and pro photographers – what’s really tricky is choosing the right one! Your Instagram stories […]

Toy Photography Tips and Techniques for Stunning Photos

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Photography for Beginners

Toys are adored not only by children, but also by adults. With action figures and other characters from movies, series, comics, anime, etc., coming in all forms and sizes, toys have been flooding the market for years and there is an increasing number of toy collectors around the world. Some people just collect them, but many photographers take advantage of these characters and use them for photography. In this article, we will look at some creative tips and techniques for toy photography.


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.


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How To Photograph The Milky Way In 12 Steps (With 18 Epic Examples)

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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. While the physical gulf between […]

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 […]