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Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

So when is the best time of the day to take photographs outdoors? What are the ideal weather conditions for outdoor photography? Should I take photos during golden hour and blue hour? What can I photograph on a dull cloudy day for example? What can I photograph when it's raining? How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the morning? This tutorial aims to answer most of these qu ...
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Guide to Composition in Photography – 20 Tips

Guide to Composition in Photography – 20 Tips

Improve your photographic composition by following these guidelines. There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs After all, who likes rules except for your old school principal or heads of H.R. departments? There are however, several guidelines you can use to help improve the composition of your photos. In this tutorial, I've listed 20 of ...
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Guide to Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO – Exposure Triangle

Guide to Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO – Exposure Triangle

Understanding Photographic Exposure This guide to photographic exposure aims to help you take full control of your camera. I often tell my students that I want them to move away from the idea "taking a photograph" and towards the idea of "making a photograph". I teach them how to take the camera off auto mode and take full control of the settings themselves in order to create the photograph ...
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How to Focus on Landscapes Using Hyperfocal Distance

How to Focus on Landscapes Using Hyperfocal Distance

Do you want to maximise your chances of taking beautiful landscape photographs that are pin sharp from the foreground all the way to the background? Do you want to be fabulously wealthy and live in a mansion? Of course you do! Who wouldn't? Calculating the hyperfocal distance and setting your focus to that distance will achieve just this (the first one anyway). The hyper what now? If you are ...
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How to Take Better Landscape Photographs – 20 Tips

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs – 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd? You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around you is stunning. Great, but what next? How do you make sure that your landscape photographs stand out from the thousands or even millions of photographs taken by others in the same spot? Landscape photography is pretty easy to do but it takes a l ...
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