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11 Tricks for Photographing Strangers

11 Tricks for Photographing Strangers

Taking portraits of people you know can be challenging enough but think about how hard it is for some photographers to go out and photograph complete strangers. It's definitely not the easiest thing you're going to try, so that's why we've prepared this quick guide...

This Is Why a 50mm Lens Should Always Be In Your Bag

This Is Why a 50mm Lens Should Always Be…

The "nifty fifty" they call it. The 50mm focal length has been around as long as the 35mm format. In fact, a 50mm lens used to be supplied as a kit lens with most film SLRs in the past. Today, the 50mm lens is still very...

8 Reasons Why you Should be Shooting Timelapse

8 Reasons Why you Should be Shooting Tim…

  Unless you're living under a rock, you've no doubt noticed the recent upswing in the number of timelapse videos popping up on the Internet. They're everywhere: in sidebar ads, active graphics on photographer's and videographer's sites, travel sites, realtor's sites and pretty much anywhere you...

5 Lighting Setups for Your Home Studio

5 Lighting Setups for Your Home Studio

Putting together a photography studio in your home or office is one of the best ways to get started in shooting with artificial light. You might not exactly have pro conditions, but most people can build a decent setup in their homes for $200-$300. That...

11 Fail-Safe Tips for Landscape Photographers

11 Fail-Safe Tips for Landscape Photogra…

Going out in nature and taking pictures of what you see is one of the most enjoyable things you can do with a camera. Some people make a living from it, but most take up landscape photography because it is very pleasurable and rewarding. We...

Beginners: How to Use your DSLR in Manual Mode

Beginners: How to Use your DSLR in Manua…

There are dozens of great tutorials on PhotographyTalk on shutter speed, aperture and ISO and how they all work together to control the exposure of a photo. We've covered the Exposure Triangle from one point to the other, to the other. One of the things...

Taking Photos by Moonlight Without a Flash

Taking Photos by Moonlight Without a Fla…

(Via Adorama and Mark Wallace)There's a certain feeling to being out away from the city lights with your camera that only those who have tried it will understand. There's also a certain quality to photographs taken by moon and starlight that can't be duplicated any...

The 7 Best Canon Lenses for Wedding Photography

The 7 Best Canon Lenses for Wedding Phot…

Weddings are a very special occasion in the lives of a couple who plan to spend the rest of their lives together. Capturing those special moments are essential to the bride and groom as those photos you create serve as a large memory of that...

The seven best focal lengths for portraits

The seven best focal lengths for portrai…

There are numerous ways of taking a good portrait and this brings us to the question of lens choice. We have put together a list of the seven best focal lengths for portraits and when to best use each. 35mm This is a great all round focal...

8 Travel Photography Hacks that Make Your Life Easier

8 Travel Photography Hacks that Make You…

(Via Brendon van Son) Traveling and photography is the ideal combination for a lot of people and that's why there so many who spend a good part of the year on the road. Of course, when you travel for weeks or months in a row intelligent...

7 Tips for Shooting Better Beach Portraits

7 Tips for Shooting Better Beach Portrai…

  One of my favorite places to shoot portraits is at the beach. Aside from the fact that the ocean and coastline offer amazing backgrounds, it's one of the best places I know to find the kind of light that complements skin tones and gives people...

41 reasons why you shouldn’t date a photographer

41 reasons why you shouldn’t date a phot…

Photographers are a different kind of creatures. We are both artists and entrepreneurs. We love our cameras and we sure love playing with them, sometimes too much. After a longer series of technical articles and advice, I thought I’d put together a list of reasons...

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