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12 Tips For Better Drone Pics

In Photo Basics by Bastian Bodyl8 Comments

Drones are amazing to get a new perspective from up above. If you buy a drone as a photographer you the expectation, that you make amazing photos just because the perspective is great. If you are photographing for a while with your drone you will come to a point where you get frustrated because the …

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Photograph the Stories of the Season

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Rick Ohnsman5 Comments

The sights, sounds, and smells of the season.  Our holiday memories can be evoked, (or imagined), by these sensory triggers.  In the realm of photography, we deal in the visual so pictures that communicate to the viewer are our objective. So how can we best make photographs that are compelling, have impact, and emotion?  Let’s …

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Photographing Kids: 5 Tips for Making Commercial Clients Happy

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Frank Gallagher2 Comments

Photographing children is difficult, even under the most favorable circumstances. Kids move around a lot. Their expressions aren’t predictable. And trying to coordinate the poses and expressions of several children at once? Well, that’s why aspirin and whiskey were invented. In a studio, with their parents helping, it’s hard. Imagine, then, what it’s like working …

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Easy HDR Photography Without Bracketing

In Photo Basics by Brad Goestsch11 Comments

Easy HDR photography without bracketing is about using a single image, rather than a set of images to capture more detail in your scene. In a given scene, there may be a desire to capture details in both the very bright and very dark areas of that scene. Modern digital camera systems have come a …

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Put this Lens on Your Wish List!

In Gear, Photo Basics by Rick Ohnsman12 Comments

Perhaps you’ll be one of those lucky photographers who’ll open a new camera as a gift this holiday season.  Or maybe you’ve decided to buy one for yourself, perhaps as a brand new photographer or maybe as an upgrade to an existing camera.  So how much thought have you given to the lens you want …