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Photographer David Bergman's latest entry in Adorama's Two Minute Tips series is all about reflectors. Reflectors are amazing tools for many types of photography, although they are often used in portrait photography. Not only are there different reflector sizes, which can change the way that your image is lit, but they also come in different patterns, shapes and colors. In the video bel
When photographing birds, you often want a very high shutter speed, which means you need a lot of light. However, what do you do if you're photographing on a cloudy day? Photographer Tim Boyer has a new video offering three tips for bird photography on cloudy days. If you have a bland, gray sky that really saps the life from an image, the best thing you can do is keep the sky out of the pic
We've seen plenty of videos of photographers capturing portraits during golden hour lighting conditions. It's often not too difficult to get really nice light when the sun is low. However, you don't always have the luxury of shooting during these times. What if you want to capture natural-light portraits during the middle of the day, when the sun is high and the light is harsh? In h
While looking through old photos, photographer Nigel Danson realized how far he has come as an artist. In addition to this realization, Danson also considered what sort of lessons he wished he had learned earlier on in the process. In his latest video, seen below, he shares seven simple photography tips he wishes he knew sooner. Hopefully they'll help beginner photographers progress faster an
Getting sharp images is one of many concurrent goals most photographers have every time they press the shutter. Photographer and educator Serge Ramelli wants to help beginners shoot sharper photos. It's frustrating when you take an otherwise nice shot only to find that it's blurry and soft. What can you do to capture tack-sharp photos every time? Ramelli's first tip is to use a trip
With summer holidays fast approaching, and the country in the grips of a heatwave, homes are often left empty for long periods of time. With the unrelenting heat, windows can […] The post 9 tips for keeping your home secure when you are out appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens is in Houston helping fellow photographer Melvyn McKiever build a home photo studio. Morgan immediately goes to work identifying areas of strengths and weaknesses of the room Melvyn wants to convert. If you're building your own home studio, you will want at least some of the walls to be a flat white. You can use the walls in a room to bounce and reflect light
While the title of their latest Picture This! video, "Why your photos suck," is inflammatory, Tony and Chelsea Northrup have some great tips for how to improve your photos. The focus of the video is on 10 things you might be doing that make your photos worse and how you can easily and quickly improve. The first reason your photos might not be very good is rather obvious, you're new. Photogr
Bird photographer Tim Boyer wants to help you improve your bird photography. To this end, he has created a new video highlighting five ways you can improve your bird shots. While the tips are presented in the context of bird photography, they do apply to other genres of photography as well. His first tip is a pretty simple one, shoot every day. His second tip is a pragmatic one which will surel
You typically shoot with your lens attached to your camera, right? What happens when you shoot through a lens detached from the camera? In the latest episode of Two Minute Tips with David Bergman, he explores the topic of "freelensing." Using a Canon 5D Mark IV with a Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens, Bergman tries using the lens at different angles detached from the camera. It's similar to a Lensbaby is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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