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Learn to Take Great Pictures in Low Light
Both at night and at many times throughout the daytime, you can run into situations where there’s not enough light for a good picture. That’s especially true when the days are short and the nights are long. When you don’t have access to daylight or streetlights, you can also use a flash.
What You Wish You Knew About Smartphone Photography
More and more smartphone owners want to advance to the status of acclaimed photographer. With the amazing capabilities of state-of-the-art smartphones, everyone holds the power to take incredible snaps wherever they are.
What Are Photos Made Of? Learn 5 Basic Elements in Photographic Images
Photography doesn’t have to be just trigger-pressing. It has its rules and its theory. Come join us for a look at photography’s basic means of expression, and learn the difference between a photograph (a photographic image) and a mere camera-powered recording of reality. You should give each photo a distinct subject, and to express that subject creatively, you need thorough work with light, composition, and perspective.
The 5 Most Annoying Habits of Intermediate Photographers
Intermediate photographers often complain about their equipment, and they can really pour a lot of money into it. They’re also always chasing after better photos and mumbling something about “good light”. Photographers are a community and they have their quirks, but are they all the same?
Light in Photography? Light Is Photography
An eye for light and perfectly handled work with natural and artificial light sources are the key prerequisite for a good photo. The right lighting lifts a photo up out of the dull gray average, while a badly lighted picture, no matter how beautiful its subject, will never impress.
5 Photo Projects to Improve Your Technique
Feeling a little photographically uninspired? Then start up a photo project. With these projects, you can build a variety of photographic skills and have fun doing it. You can also try out things you haven’t found the nerve for before or get your creative juices flowing when you’re feeling uninspired.
The 7 Stages of a Photographer’s Development
Every photographer got started somehow, and every photographer has gone through certain stages in their development. Each photographer’s development looks roughly the same—from the photographer who shoots nearly everything, they gradually become the photographer who thinks carefully before pressing the trigger. In today’s article, we’ll show you a typical photographer’s development.
Mastering Colors in Photography: White Balance
While the human eye can easily adjust to changing light colors, a camera doesn’t have it so easy here. Because of this, you have to let it know when its coloring of a scene differs from reality. The way to do this is via camera modes or automatic white balance. In the following article we’ll take a look at how to fine-tune a scene’s colors so that they match reality.
Learn to Compose: 13 Basic Rules for Better Photos
Get the hang of composition basics and start creating more aesthetic photos that are more pleasing to your audience. Observe these rules of composition to advance from just recording reality to doing real photography. Or deliberately violate some of them to make your work provocative. But make sure it’s clear that the reason why you’re breaking the rules is because you know the rules.