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As a photographer, youll often concentrate on perfecting your art at taking one perfect photo. However, there are many occasions where youll need to string together a sequence of photos with differing styles. Whether youre shooting a magazine article or making a personal project, knowing how to produce photos that show details, people, and the whole scene is a skill worth having.

Shooting a sequence of photos

In the example youre going to see in this article, a traditional puppet show... more

In this photokina we’ve seen most camera makers making it bigger and better. But not necessarily faster. The new Fuji GFX medium format may be the prime example of that. Both camera makers and lens makers are putting full focus on developing features that relate to photos hard qualities: dynamic range, more megapixels, low light [...]

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The transformation tool in Photoshop is quite mighty. You can rotate, flip, stretch, squeeze and distort your selection. Here is a less knownsecret: With this little trick you can repeat the last transformation as a copy – so you can build all kinds of complex ornaments, wings and patterns within seconds. Here is how to [...]

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When you get a third party lens, there is a concern that it will not always be compatible with your camera. I mean Canon, Nikon and the likes have no obligation to make their bodies work with third party lenses. Now Sigma has actually found an incompatibility with some Canon bodies, and issued an incompatibility [...]

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Jibs and sliders have been here for a while and we have seen how the the industry is adjusting from big need-3-crew tools to pocket and travel tools, and I think that the next step in this evolution will be movement tools like theC-Pan arm, tools which are double duty. We had a chat withBo [...]

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The world is filled with photographs. I did a bit of research and found the following statistic. Researchers estimate that the average individual is now exposed to approximately 250 different images per day. Its no secret that we are now inundated with visual stimulus. Everyone owns a camera and everyone is shooting images. In 1857 Francis Frith took photographs of the pyramids and the Sphinx. The general public was mesmerized by images of a faraway and exotic location. Today, if I search... more

One of the best image editing programs available right now happens to be free. The Nik Collection by Googleis a desktop photo editing software that was recently declared free of charge earlier this year. Today, the Nik Collection makes available over 55 filters that do everything from old camera and film simulation, to image sharpening, noise reduction, and basic retouching and correcting of photos. Of these many filters, there are 5 within... more

Back in early 2016 we interviewed IRIX about their new line of wide angle primes.  Now we are back with some exclusive news and first sample photos. The good news: IRIX are moving from just Ultrawides to primes. Their first lens which was just announced is the IRIX 45mm f/1.4. You can see that lens [...]

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Let’s look at the definition of silhouette:

If you want to see some good examples have a look here:

Weekly Photography – Silhouette

By Haricharan

To complete your challenge this week to shoot a silhouette these articles may have some helpful tips for you:

Doing a good silhouette requires a few things. A subject with a good shape, proper exposure, and position of the subject to best showcase its shape and define its outline.

Lighting is key, and contrast is essential to get a nice clean silhouette. Look at how these photographers pulled off some great silhouette images. Take note of the kinds of subjects make good silhouettes.

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