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How to Shoot With a Reflector
Natural light is generally the best light for photography. But it doesn’t always have the right direction and intensity. However, there’s a simple way to solve this. Just reach for a reflector and send the light in whichever direction you need.
How Can You Get Good Profile Photos? Watch for These 6 Things
Sure, you can go to a friend, hand them your phone or camera, and let them just take a snap. That’s one possibility. But you’ll get better results if you think a little first. A profile photo is actually a portrait, and so it follows portraits’ usual rules. Master the basics among these rules, and you’ll take great profile photos one after another.
Understanding EXIF: What Metadata Is and How to Use It
Getting your photos organized, easily finding the pictures you need, and improving your photography skills—metadata will help you with all this and more. Take a look at what EXIF, IPTC, and XMP metadata can show you, and how to get the most out of it.
7 Tips to Add Pizazz to Your Black-and-white Photos
Black-and-white photography can truly evoke a special mood and atmosphere. That’s one reason why it has so many devotees. But black-and-white pictures don’t always turn out how you expect. And yet you just have to respect a few simple rules to get black-and-white photos with a lot more magic.
Landscape Photography at Every Hour—Part I: Landscapes in the Morning, Evening, and Night
Landscapes can take on a variety of forms. They’ll change in your photos based on the weather, the time of day, and the gear you use. You should keep this in mind in your landscape photography, and adapt your compositions and your camera settings to match. So take a look at how to photograph landscapes as they appear in the morning, evening, and night.
How to Get Started in Photography
They say that practice is what teaches best. This is also true for photography. And yet you can find people who mainly read about photography—when it’s time to pick up a camera, they hesitate.
Photography Preparation Tips Every Beginner Should Embrace
Every photographer starting out wants to get the best shots but this does not come without effort to learn the basics that can allow one to perform well as a photographer.
White Balance: Why It Matters, What to Do
Every light source has its own temperature. There’s a big difference between the sun and an incandescent bulb. The human eye and brain can join forces to convince us that whites are white under every light, but a camera needs to be told. How?
The 10 Reasons Behind Your Unsharp Photos
Having at least some part be sharp in every photo is a goal for most photographers. But it doesn’t always work out. After all, there’s a number of things that can prevent sharp photos.