Photography Blogs & Tutorials

There isn’t much that’s more boring in film than just seeing one locked off tripod shot after another. Getting that camera moving really addsemotion to a shot. And watching just about every movie made over the last few decades you’ll spot the same four camera moves. There are others as well, of course, but these […]

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Nikon has just announced Coolpix P1000: a compact camera that boasts the worlds highest optical zoom ration of 125x. The lens covers a range of focal lengths between 24mm and 3000mm (35mm equivalent). And if thats not enough, theres also 250x digital zoom, which will give you an equivalent focal length of 6000mm. Coolpix P1000 […]

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It’s been a little over a year now since Cactus first announced their cross-platform X-TTL system. It came with a flurry of firmware updatesto let you get HSS & TTL compatibility across multiple brands of camera and flash. These updates added support for Fuji, Sony, Sigma, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Pentax. But you’ll note that […]

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A question often seen in photography groups and forums is, “How do I develop a photographic style?” or, “How do I know what my style is?”

What they are really asking about is more to do with the aesthetic look of their images. How can they create images that look uniquely theirs and are identifiable as such? How do they get consistency in the way their images look?

Style and aesthetics are two sides of the same coin, similar but different.

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Wedding photographer Onur Albayrak from the eastern Turkish province of Malatya has recently beaten up a groom. He learned that the bride-to-be was only 15 years old, which resulted in a fight and him breaking the grooms nose. The local media outlets report that he tried to stop the wedding, and the photographer has received […]

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As an artist who shoots mostly composites, more often than not I’m going to be cutting out my subject and placing them in a different scene. A lot of the time I only have a rough idea of what kind of a background I’ll be using, so I just shoot my subject as best as […]

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The sunlight on an overcast day is a soft light ideal for photos and videos. And in this video tutorial, George and Kevin of Filmora will teach you how to emulate the look of sunlight when shooting indoors. It takes very little time, its a pretty affordable setup, and you can use it for both […]

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The time to write down my personal list of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography has come. The group of my top 16 favorite apps which I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex spot with a long hike in the mountain to get there. […]

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Now that the music Festivals are starting, I think it’s a good time to share what’s in my bag for Music Festivals. Last year, I was the official photographer of eight Summer Festivals here in Portugal, and this was the gear that Ive used on all. On one of them, I also took an extra […]

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Pet photography is both challenging and extremely rewarding. You may really enjoy taking pictures of your own pets but if you apply some of the general rules that apply to all pet photography with studio lighting, you can really help you up your game.

The key to all pet photography is to get what appears to be an emotional connection with the animal being photographed. If... more