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Water, especially that which is flowing, is a popular subject for photographers. You get to make artistic choices about whether to freeze or blur the water, and to what degree. That will affect how the final image looks.

Take a look at these images of flowing water and see how the photographers chose to capture the scene.

By David Kingham

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On set, Production Assistants have a vital,yetoften thankless role to play. In this video from RocketJump Film School, we see a day in the life of a production assistant through the eyes of Colin West McDonald. The tasks may be somewhat different for a production assistant ona movie, but there are many parallels to those [...]

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I sometimes worry that I’m moving from being a photographer into simply being a collector of photography equipment. You just accumulate so much stuff over the years. A good deal on a camera here, a lens there, or you bid on a complete outfit on eBay because the final price is worth the one item [...]

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In an effort to branch out from the spinning disc technology of its hard drives, Western Digital have announced that they have completed their acquisition of SanDisk. In a deal costing Western Digital $17 billion in cash and shares, it puts the company in a great position to compete with companies like Samsung in the [...]

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Hi my name is Jake Hicks, as someone who does both the photography and the retouching for my shoots, (learn my flow here), I got wondering ifclients buy our photography or our retouching? As technology becomes more and more accessible our clients are becoming increasingly more aware of what is possible with image retouching software [...]

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If you have read a few of my previous pieces here on the Digital Photography School like “5 Uncomfortable Truths about Photography“, or “How Making Horrible Photos Will Lead to More Keepers“, youll know that I have a much greater respect for learning, effort, and practice than... more

One morning last December, I woke up and noticed that adream of mine came true: I had takena picture that went viral. Apicture I took ata friends wedding had been shared by UNILAD on Facebook with the caption Best wedding photoever. Ithad over 300,000 likes and wasgaining hundreds by the minute. Unfortunately, they also added [...]

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Chimera have just announced a pair of new self-levelling lighting boom arms, allowing you to quickly raise and lower your lights without having to adjust the hight of your light stand, or readjust the angle of your light & modifier. If your first thought, like mine, was “Awesome, cheap camera jib!”, then I would suggest [...]

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In a sneak peek posted on YouTube today, Adobe are showing off one of the new features that’s coming in what they describe as a “Major Update” to the Creative Cloud platform. The video, presented by Stephen Neilson from the Adobe Photoshop team, walks us through the new feature. Designed to help us fill in [...]

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If you are struggling with getting your photos of cities and architecture to pop out, chances are that you are underestimating the power of lines in your images. Lines help you structure your images in ways that lead your viewers to look at different parts of the picture, and create interest in both your main objects and the surroundings.

The image above shows an example of how you can use lines to create a visual guidance within your city and architecture images, that will help... more