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How To Shoot For Black and White

The world is full of intense, beautiful colors. As photographers, we soak up the colors around us and use them as part of our compositions — part of the stories we tell with our photographs. But sometimes the absence of color can be powerful.

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Why You Should Upgrade Your Kit Lens

To be fair, modern kit lenses are pretty awesome. But as you grow in your photography journey, you’ll start hitting the limitations. Then, you’ll start wondering if it’s time to move on to a different lens.

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All About Lightroom Collections

Thankfully, Lightroom gives us a couple of handy options for organizing images. Both Lightroom Collections and Smart Collections allow photographers to neatly organize their images right from within Lightroom.

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Formatting Memory Cards

Someone told you once that regularly formatting memory cards is a good idea for keeping your cards in tiptop shape and so you do it. However, you can’t explain what formatting a card does or even why it’s different than erasing images. Read on to find out all the answers to your burning questions about memory cards.

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Shooting Silhouettes

Excited to add some mystery and drama to your photographs? Silhouette photography is stunning and may seem intimidating, but it’s quite simple once you get the hang of it. Grab your camera and start playing around, you just might surprise yourself with the awesomeness you encounter!

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Shooting in Harsh Light

What do photographers and vampires have in common? They both shrink back in fear of bright sunlight. But while vampires are stuck with hiding in the shadows, photographers have a plethora of techniques they can use to counteract and even embrace harsh light.

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Podcast Episode 064 – The Fine Art of Balancing it All

The Fine Art of Balancing it All Show Notes Meet Hilary Barnett, author of The Good Enough Mother: Reimagining Motherhood and Work, and host of …

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How to Master Macro Photography

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned photographer, achieving a desirable result can be challenging. To help all macro photographers, we’ve compiled our top tips that answer these questions and more.

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Podcast Episode 063 – How to Get Paid to Shoot

How to Get Paid to Shoot Show Notes Join David Molnar and Rich Coleman as they talk about the future launch of TPM PRO. Have …

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Posing For Families

One of the most rewarding types of photography is taking photos of entire families. Parents often love capturing the different stages and ages of their families, and a photoshoot is a great way to do this.

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Understanding Hyperfocal Distance

The subject of hyperfocal distance can seem complicated at first, even for professional photographers. But if you want the sharpest photographs possible, especially for landscape photography, it is useful to understand how it works.

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Podcast Episode 062 – Meet Bryan Minear, Atmospheric Landscape Photographer

Meet Bryan Minear, Atmospheric Landscape Photographer Show Notes Join Rich Coleman as he hosts atmospheric landscape photographer Bryan Minear. Bryan is an official Fujifilm X-Photographer, …

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ISO Ranges and Performance

Your ISO setting is important to understand and set correctly to ensure your images are of high quality. Along with shutter speed and aperture, it is one of the main functions to comprehend.

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Podcast Episode 061 – The Magic Tricks of Taking a Professional Photo

The Magic Tricks of Taking a Professional Photo Show Notes Join Rich Coleman and Josh Wood as they discuss how having a growth mindset is …

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How To Use Leading Lines

sing leading lines in your photography can help create some dramatic and iconic imagery. Once you learn how to create these striking images, they can elevate your portfolio to new levels.

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Podcast Episode 060 – Backing up your Photos

Backing up your Photos Show Notes Join Rich Coleman as he interviews Will Yarborough, data specialist and founder of SpaceRex. They discuss the best ways …

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Cleaning Your Camera And Gear

Cleaning your camera gear is important. It's right up there with cleaning your house, your car and even your teeth! So you know we are a little obsessed with making sure our cameras and gear are sparkling clean.

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Podcast Episode 059 – Why you need a tribe

Why you need a tribe Show Notes Join Rich Coleman and Josh Wood as they discuss just how vitally important having a community and tribe …

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