Category: Shoot

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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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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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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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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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