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  • Lake Lorraine, ©Efren Yanes. Captured with the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens.
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    How to Photograph Reflections on Water

    The best photographers are always looking for creative ways to add impact to their images. Capturing reflections on a body of water is a very versatile way. You can use them in many ways, from creating symmetry to framing part of a subject, to “fooling” your viewers. While the concept is simple, we’re going to […] More

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    Shooting Light Trails for some Long Exposure Fun

    Long exposure effects in photography are always a good source of fun. One of the most simple and dramatic effects is shooting light trails. In this tutorial, we’ll discuss what you need and need to know to create striking light trail images. What’s a Light Trail? Light trails are simply streaks of light recorded by […] More

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    15 Photo Projects You Can do at Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

    We’re all going to be affected by the Novel Corona virus, regardless of how we feel about it. The most obvious and common effect is isolation. From self-quarantine to mandatory shelter in place orders, many of us are going to be sitting at home twiddling our thumbs while we dream up something new to do […] More

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    7 Things Every Filmmaker Should know about working with macro lenses.

    Tips for Filmmakers Working in the Extreme Close-up End of Image Crafting Filmmakers love a close-up. However, when you start talking about really super close-ups, not just a head filling the frame (the classic cinema close-up) but an eyeball filling the frame, we leave the “normal” cinematographic world behind and start dealing specifically with the […] More

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    Landscape Photography: 12 Tips to Add Impact to Your Shots

    Landscape photography is among the most popular genres for both amateurs and professionals. With all the spectacular images out there, creating photos that stand out can be a challenge. We’ve compiled this list of straightforward tips to help you produce images that demand attention. 1. Tell your viewers a story. Let’s start off with one […] More

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    How to Shoot the Northern Lights: Planning, Gear and Tips

    The spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, aka Northern Lights, is one of the most captivating sights on our little planet. Capturing this phenomenon is the dream of many a photographer. If you’re one of those, this tutorial will help you realize that dream, with some tips and advice to help increase your chance of success. […] More

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    How to Choose a Macro Lens

    Putting a macro lens on your camera lets you capture the world from a unique perspective that people often overlook. Having the right lens makes that much more enjoyable. We’re offering this guide to choosing a macro lens, to help you know what to expect and what to look for. Opening image ©Fran Ros (@fmros) […] More

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    Christmas Light Photography: 11 Quick Tips

    ‘Tis the season for Christmas light photography! By now, it’s likely you can find dazzling displays of Christmas lights everywhere in your town or city. If you’re like most photographers, that means it’s time to get out and start shooting. With the spirit of the Holiday Season in mind, we’re offering this list of tips […] More