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Have you ever wondered what it takes to get a tiger to pose for the camera? If so, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore has shared a humorous behind-the-scenes video wherein he learns a little trick from zookeepers on how to keep a tiger in front of the camera. The shoot, which is part of Sartores [...]

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There is a type of photography calledBoudoir. OriginallyBoudoir refereed to a location in the house, usually the lady’s room, but this term has been borrowed for intimate female photography. “The most common manifestation of contemporary boudoir photography is to take variations of candid and posed photographs of the subject partly clothed or in lingerie. Nudity [...]

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If youre wondering why Canon was fairly silent this year at CES, it may very well be because they were working on creating The Lab, a series of creative experiments that Canon claims is designed to shift creative thinking behind the lens. Already, three videos from the series have been shared, including one where all [...]

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If you and your significant other share images of yourselves across social media for the world to see, you might want to take a look at a recent study that suggests sharing selfies of you and partner might negatively impact your relationship. 420 individuals between the ages of 18 and 62 years old participated in [...]

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Whenever a camera appears, you can bet your caboose that there are emotions swirling for 99% of the human population. From fear and disdain, to reverting to the classic Chandler Bing smile, people tend to exaggerate or warp their behaviour in front of the camera in endlessly inventive ways. But unless youre going for a Sears portrait look, your job as a photographer is to not only deliver an end-product that thrills your clients, its to make the shoot an awesome experience as well.

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The D500 was long-awaited and once it was finally announced earlier this month, many have been waiting to see how well it captures video especially 4K. Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is over and it seems like Nikon has nailed it. The official sample was released several hours ago by Nikon Europe and demonstrates [...]

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Regardless of your thoughts on Lomography and their analogue antics, its hard to deny their ongoing success with bringing long-lost lenses back from the grave. Today, they continue that trend by officially announcing their latest Art lens, a 50mm f/1.5 lens called the Jupiter 3+ Art. This lens is a recreation of the original Jupiter [...]

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A great way to give a photo some character is to place it in an interesting location, say a deserted warehouse or an Film Noir detective office. You hint those with light coming in though a fan or some blinds. They act as GOBOs. (Go Betweens). Sadly fans and blindsare not always available. If you [...]

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Ask 10 photographers about the market and 9 of them will probably tell you that its not what it used to be and talk about how low prices have gone. The 10th photographer might be Kevin Abosch, a portrait photographer who spends his time between Ireland and Boston, as he hasnt felt the pressures of [...]

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Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favour, you can become a better image maker.

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