How to Post Large Groups

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How to Pose Large Groups  Line ‘em up!  That might work for class photos or a team photo of the New York Yankees, but a group photo of 10 or more people doesn’t have to staid and static.  Use a little ingenuity and planning and you can have visually pleasing shot that will make everyone …

What is a Constant Aperture Lens

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What is a constant aperture lens? Learning about aperture is one of the core fundamentals of photography, but it can also be confusing with all those numbers on especially on the barrel of your lens. Lenses come in variety of flavors but we’re going to concentrate on constant or fixed aperture lenses versus variable aperture …

How Often do I Need to Clean my Camera Sensor?

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There is nothing more irritating than to come back home after a photo shoot with stunning photographs only to see blotches on your photos. When magnified those pesky dust spots can definitely ruin a photograph. Even the tiniest of specks loom large when you enlarge a photo. So how often should you clean your sensor? …

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Best Tripods & Ball Heads

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If you’re interested in tripods, you’ll probably like this article where I explain the pros and cons of each of the major tripod brands.   Experienced landscape and wildlife photographers know that the tripod is the #1 most essential piece of gear. Although most photographers know how important a tripod is, far too many photographers …

Improve Your Night Photography

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Skilled night photographers can leave any shoot knowing they captured the scene in perfect focus and low noise, but beginning photographers often leave night shoots frustrated. After teaching dozens of photographers how to shoot at night, the author compiled this book to explain the most important tips for night photographers. This book is targeted to …