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10 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Photos

In Photo Basics by Nathan Goldberg2 Comments

Every so often, we as photographers run out of inspiration and find ourselves in a creative block.  When we run out of ideas and struggle to get our creativity going, it gets hard to find the inspiration we’re looking for.  And often, we end up shooting less or shooting photos that aren’t creative and don’t …

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27 Tips for Zoo Photography

In Photo Basics by Bastian Bodyl2 Comments

Going to the zoo to photograph is always a lot of fun. In this article, you can read 27 tips for better pictures at your next zoo visit. Going to the zoo is also a good possibility to combine a day of photography and family. 1 Copyright Unlike to wild animals the animals in zoos …

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Smoke Photography – A How-to Guide

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Rick Ohnsman8 Comments

You may have heard the expression; “It’s all done with smoke and mirrors.”  The Urban Dictionary defines the phrase this way: Smoke & Mirrors 01: Something / Someone that deceives or distorts the truth.  02:Something / Someone that distorts or blurs facts, figures, etc., like a magic or  conjuring work; artful deception; tricky inventiveness. I …

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13 Things That Helped Grow My Photography Career

In Photo Basics by Kirk Bergman11 Comments

At the close of 2017 and the beginning of an exciting new year in 2018, I reflected on what made me a better photographer and what helped me grow.  My photography endeavors aren’t a full time job like I would love them to be, but instead, it is a self sustaining side business that makes enough …

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How to Export from Lightroom Basics

In Photo Basics by Bastian Bodyl2 Comments

In this article, you can read about the different export possibilities in Lightroom CC and Lightroom classic. Lightroom has some powerful tools to make the export easy but most photographer do not know them. It is also a comparison of the export possibilities in the new Lightroom CC and Lightroom classic. Lightroom CC The export …

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How to Photograph Christmas Lights Like A Pro

In Photo Basics by Brad Goestsch8 Comments

If you’ve ever tried to photograph Christmas lights, you’ve probably experienced the frustration that can come with this type of photography. There are many challenges and opportunities associated with documenting the beautiful displays of festive holiday lighting that show up each December. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to overcome these …

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10 Ways to be a Photography Grinch This Holiday Season

In Photo Basics by Andy Perkins8 Comments

You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. But you don’t have to spend the holidays being the green, toy-and-food stealing harrumph of Dr. Seuss fame. With a little graciousness, you can avoid being a Grinch photographer (or a Grinch non-photographer) this year. You don’t have to be a Who from Whoville …

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25 Quick Tips to Make More Interesting Pictures

In Photo Basics by Bastian Bodyl2 Comments

In this article, you can read 25 practical tips to make your images more interesting or better. This are not so theoretical tips about composition, it is more a practical guide to help you to find thinks that work and you do not have to think about it a lot. There are four categories basics, …