Choosing Sports Photography Gear II: Picking a Lens Lenses 1

Choosing Sports Photography Gear II: Picking a Lens

28. January 2020

Last time around, we discussed what to focus on when choosing a camera for your sports photography. Now that you know how to choose the camera, let’s talk about choosing the lens. A good lens for sports photography is one that’s inexpensive if possible, that’s universal, and that has decent parameters. What lenses meet these requirements, and what should you base your decision on? You’ll learn all this in today’s article.

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Choosing Sports Photography Gear I: Picking a Camera

21. January 2020

Sports photography is one discipline that places some heavy requirements on your gear. Besides the right lens, you need the right camera as well. What should be the foundation for your choice here? There are countless cameras on the market, but not all of them are suitable for sports photography. Based on my practical experience, I’ve written up some criteria that you should follow if you don’t want to make a misstep.

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka Photographer Stories 0

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka

17. January 2020

Take inspiration from the work of Josef Koudelka (born 1938), the only Czech photographer within the renowned photo agency Magnum Photos. His life has been shaped by a need for unlimited freedom and independence, and a need to travel alone and discover the world through photography. Tapping into a strong sense of aesthetics, Koudelka has created pictures that are doubtlessly among the best of all time. How can his life and work enrich your own work?

Like the Style of Someone Else’s Photo? Try Imitating It! Advanced Edits 0

Like the Style of Someone Else’s Photo? Try Imitating It!

16. January 2020

We’re sure you’ve seen photos somewhere before with a look  that you loved, that you wanted to imitate—but you couldn’t for the life of you. Trial and error doesn’t work very well here. Today we’ll teach you how to examine your favorite photo and how to use what you learn here to compose an editing approach that will give you the results you’re looking for. We’ll demonstrate all this with an example from practice.

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Marketing for Photographers, Part 3: Doing Social

14. January 2020

You’ve got your website prepared, and you’re getting ready to take the next step down the road towards professional promotion? Take a look at how to approach managing your profile so that your fans won’t have to hit the Back button much. We’ll be showing it all against the example of Facebook, but the general rules apply everywhere. Read on to learn how to set up your profile and then manage it so that it serves you well.

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The 10 Most-read Articles of 2019. What Were our Most Popular Topics of the Year?

10. January 2020

It’s become a tradition for us to say goodbye to each year with a selection of the articles you loved the most. So let’s look back at the best of Learn Photography Magazine in 2019 and go back through not only your favorite articles, but also the ones that you might not have had time for, even though you wanted to. And then you can go straight ahead and look forward to the flood of photo guides and tips that we’re preparing for you in 2020. We’ll definitely be busy!

Learn to Create a Double Exposure Effect in ZPS Creative Edits 1

Learn to Create a Double Exposure Effect in ZPS

08. January 2020

Multiple exposures are a traditional effect that first started in analog photography, where multiple scenes were exposed onto a single film frame to create a single final image. The majority of today’s digital cameras let you achieve this effect inside the camera. But you can get the most control over your results by simulating this technique in Zoner Photo Studio. We’ll be using a wintertime portrait to illustrate the steps.

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Photographing Children: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Start

07. January 2020

Photographing children isn’t simple. Especially with restless 1 to 4 year olds, you need to armor yourself with patience and be ready and quick. Photographing children in this age range doesn’t tend to be at all easy. Many photographers just give up on these ages—they only photograph babies or older children. But don’t worry; if you follow a few basic rules, you can bring home some nice pictures from your shoot. We’ve summarized the most important ones for you.