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“Play to Your Weaknesses” – Miles Bergstrom
2 years ago

“Play to Your Weaknesses” – Miles Bergstrom

Miles Bergstrom is a Boston photographer, videographer and regular contributor to Fstoppers. And he [has some insights for you] on how to work within the package you’ve been handed, and, …
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December Photo Ideas!
2 years ago

December Photo Ideas!

Writing for DigitalCameraWorld, Jeff Meyer serves up a holiday feast of nine inventive December photo ideas that you should try out. Here’s a selection of them.

Idea No. 2:  Shoot winter …
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Double-Exposure Portraits, Digital Style
2 years ago

Double-Exposure Portraits, Digital Style

Double-exposure photography used to be easier. When we were all shooting film, all you had to do was snap a photograph, then take a second without having advanced the film. …
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The Importance of Context in Portrait Photography
2 years ago

The Importance of Context in Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is about more than just the portrait-ee. Whether you’re shooting weddings, formal portraits, or candid character shots, the context in which your subject is embedded really shapes the …
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Fall Photography: It’s All About the Subdued Light
2 years ago

Fall Photography: It’s All About the Subdued Light

Spring has sprung, summer has slid past us, and it’s already fall! How did that happen? And, more importantly, how do we photograph it?

Fall photography, as it turns out, …
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The Six Elements of Photo Composition
2 years ago

The Six Elements of Photo Composition

If the three cardinal rules of real estate are (1) location, (2) location, and (3) location, it might be said with equal justice that the three cardinal rules of photography …
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It Pays to Know Your Wedding Attire
2 years ago

It Pays to Know Your Wedding Attire

There is basically one main thing that you need to know as a wedding photographer, and if you’ve shot more than a handful of weddings, you’ve doubtless already learned it. …
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Eradicate exposure errors!
2 years ago

Eradicate exposure errors!

Are a higher-than-acceptable number of your photos are coming out differently from what you’d envisioned, marred by imbalances of light, color or value? Are you tempted to blame the lighting? Angela Nicholson, writing for …
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Cheap Outdoor Portrait Lighting Experiment!
2 years ago

Cheap Outdoor Portrait Lighting Experiment!

David Iliyn shot a gorgeous outdoor night portrait of an upright bassist posing with his instrument. Here, in [this piece] presented by Michael Zhang—popularly praised for posting prolifically at PetaPixel—is …
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5 Ways to Make Use of Natural Patterns in Photography
2 years ago

5 Ways to Make Use of Natural Patterns in Photography

Mark Hamblin would make a terrific conspiracy theorist. The guy sees patterns everywhere.

What’s worse, he wants you to see them too! Hamblin believes that finding and capturing natural patterns can enhance your …
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