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6 Things to Check Before Entering a Photography Competition

In Features by Julian Baird6 Comments

Most photographers will at some point aspire to win a major photography competition.  Whether you’re a professional or a keen amateur, winning a competition can bring significant prestige and prize money.  However, not all photography competitions are created equal, and the rules, prizes and T&C’s can vary significantly.  In this article, I tell you about …

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Lightroom vs. Capture One: An in depth comparison

In Post-processing by Christopher Mowers4 Comments

The photography world is on fire right now with all the changes to Adobe’s non-destructive photo editor product, Lightroom CC. The future of Lightroom has been quiet and mysterious for the past few years, but at this point, Adobe has made their intentions fairly clear. All-New Lightroom CC, with its cloud storage and artificial intelligence …

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Using a Tracking Mount for Landscape Astrophotography

In Gear by Brad Goestsch8 Comments

If you want to take your landscape astrophotography to the next level, you should take a good look at tracking mounts. In short, a tracking mount rotates to negate the perceived movement of the night sky allowing for the use of longer exposures, smaller apertures and thus lower ISOs. This all equates to better representation …

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10 ways to Improve your Photography in 2018

In Photo Basics by Rick McEvoy5 Comments

I am going to write in this article about 10 ways that we can all improve our photography in 2018. I am talking about things that will help us all take better photographs in 2018, whilst spending less time on the distractions that take us away from working on the actual photographs themselves. Taking better …

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8 Goofs to Avoid When Selling Used Photography Gear Online

In Gear by Andy Perkins3 Comments

Selling photo gear online is a great way to generate some extra money, give others in the photography community a chance to acquire new gear, and–let’s face it–make room for more gear!  To do it successfully, you not only need to be honest. You also need to be specific about your gear and the terms …

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8 Cures for Your Photography Funk

In Features, Photo Basics by Brenda Petrella2 Comments

We’ve all had those “off” days. The light isn’t great, the weather is “meh”, you forget to grab charged batteries, your tripod head keeps sticking, you get stuck in traffic and so have less time to explore and shoot. The list could go on and on. Whatever the catalyst, we photographers have days (sometimes weeks!) …