Background Basics for Wildlife Photography


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Background Basics for Wildlife Photography

One of the most desirable qualities in a wildlife photograph is having good separation between the animal and the background. Here’s a simple breakdown on how to achieve this with any camera and lens.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower


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A Comprehensive Guide to Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower occurs from July 17 to August 24, and peaks on the night of August 12. In order to make the most of this spectacular meteor shower, I’ve put together a complete list of everything you need to know in order to get great astrophotographs of the event.

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How to Give Skin a Golden Glow Using Photoshop


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How to Give Skin a Golden Glow Using Photoshop

Giving skin a nice golden glow can be a great finishing touch on a portrait to put the image over the top. This fantastic video tutorial will show you how to add the effect to a portrait using Photoshop.

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How to Get In-Focus Images When Shooting at Wide Apertures


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How to Get In-Focus Images When Shooting at Wide Apertures

A lot of us love to shoot at very wide apertures, but with that extremely narrow depth of field, you also have to be very careful to make sure you do not miss focus. This great video will give you some helpful tips for ensuring that you increase your keeper rate when you are shooting wide-aperture photos.

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a New Camera or Lens


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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a New Camera or Lens

2020 has brought with it a lot of very exciting new cameras and lenses, and like many, you might be considering whipping out your credit card and placing an order. Before you do that, though, be sure to ask yourself these five questions.

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Are You the Biggest Hinderance to Improving Your Photography?


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Are You the Biggest Hinderance to Improving Your Photography?

Everyone has a different photography skill level. There’s nothing wrong with being a beginner or an intermediate. However, if you desire to improve your photography, you might be your biggest hindrance.

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How to Use Photoshop to Deal With Noise in Wildlife Photography


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How to Use Photoshop to Deal With Noise in Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photographers do not get their choice of conditions and often have to work with rather difficult backgrounds and exposure settings. This great video will show you how you can use Photoshop to reduce noise and create more pleasing wildlife images.

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How to Easily Make a 200 Megapixels Photo With Any Camera


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How to Easily Make a 200 Megapixels Photo With Any Camera

There is a megapixel race going on in the camera industry but you can rather easily make huge and highly detailed photos with lower megapixel cameras using this simple technique.

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Hiking on Your Own for Landscape Photography


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Hiking on Your Own for Landscape Photography

Instead of waiting around for friends, or groups to go out on a photo walk, why not take matters into your own hands and try hiking alone to capture landscapes. After all, without anyone else around you can make the decision on when to shoot, and when to pack up.

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How to Shoot in Manual Mode in 10 Minutes


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How to Shoot in Manual Mode in 10 Minutes

If you’ve just bought your first camera or have shot on your camera for a while but want to get off automatic modes, you can move to full manual mode in just 10 minutes.

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5 Common Mistakes Professional Photographers Make


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5 Common Mistakes Professional Photographers Make

Yesterday, we talked about five common mistakes beginner photographers make. Now, let’s talk about five common mistakes professional photographers make.

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5 Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make


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5 Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

We are all unique people, but there are some mistakes that almost every new photographer makes at some point. Here are five common mistakes to watch out for in your own work.

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The Myth of Manual Mode Photography


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The Myth of Manual Mode Photography

It is a fairly commonly perpetuated myth that professional photographers only ever shoot in manual mode, but you might be surprised by just how often even top shooters use semi-automatic modes. This great video discusses the myth of always using manual mode and why it can work against you.

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How I Select my Lighting Modifier


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How I Select my Lighting Modifier

Choosing the right lighting modifier can seem like an endlessly daunting task. In this video, I break down my thought process and show examples of how I use different modifiers for varying types of images as well as explaining the key differences in my equipment.

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How to Use the Photopills for Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower


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How to Use the Photopills for Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower

August is the time for photographing the annual Perseid meteor shower. It is one of the most spectacular ones, and definitely worth photographing. If you want to get the best pictures, some preparations have to be made.

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From Pinholes to Digital: A Look at the History of Photography


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From Pinholes to Digital: A Look at the History of Photography

The history of photography is long and quite storied and something that almost any photographer would enjoy learning about. This great video will give you a look at the history of photography from its beginnings all the way to the modern digital age and is a great watch for your Sunday afternoon.

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The Usefulness of the Detail Panel in Lightroom


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The Usefulness of the Detail Panel in Lightroom

The Detail panel in Lightroom often does not get as much attention as it should, with many photographers opting to leave it at its default settings. However, it can make an appreciable difference in your final images, and this great video tutorial will show you everything you need to know for using to sharpen your photos.

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10 More Mind-Blowing Photography Facts


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10 More Mind-Blowing Photography Facts

If you enjoyed reading about mind-blowing photography facts, here are 10 more that you will find fascinating.

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How a Spectral Frequency Graph Can Improve Your Audio


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How a Spectral Frequency Graph Can Improve Your Audio

Good audio is just as important to creating a successful video as the images on screen, and as such, anyone working with video should have at least a basic knowledge of how to edit and improve their sound. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to use the spectral frequency display in Adobe Audition to make more precise audio edits.

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How to Take Amazing Landscape Photos When You Live in a “Boring” Landscape


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How to Take Amazing Landscape Photos When You Live in a “Boring” Landscape

Landscape photography is fun and exciting when the landscape in front of you is grand and epic, but what do you do when the landscape is flat and boring?

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