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8 Tips for Shooting Street Portraits of Strangers

An often overlooked aspect of street photography is creating street portraits. It is a wonderful way to connect with people, to learn about an area, to hear stories, and to create interesting photographs. When taking a candid shot just doesn’t feel right or comfortable, there’s always a chance to ask for a portrait. In addition, […]

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How to Try Deep Space Astrophotography Without Spending a Fortune

Are you a photographer who would love to give deep space imaging a try – but you’re not quite ready to spend thousands of dollars (or more) to build your own astrophotography rig? With remote astrophotography, you can create astonishing images without the high startup costs. You can learn how to capture and process images […]

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How to Build Your Web Presence as a Photographer

Years ago, simply having a good website was enough for a photographer. Updating your site once every year was okay, and it basically existed as a digital version of your print portfolio. It was not the primary way that potential clients evaluated you. Today, it’s a vastly different landscape. You’re no longer limited to just […]

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You Only Need These 6 Pieces of Gear to Make Money in Photography

[embedded content] I’m photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this 6.5-minute video and article, we’re going to look at the six pieces of equipment that you need to make money in photography. That’s all you need, six pieces of equipment. You should allow yourself with a minimal amount of equipment to start […]

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How to Use Street Lights to Improve Your Night Street Photography

Nighttime street and urban photography can actually be easy. Street lamps (your ready-made light sources), can effectively provide all the light you need for your photos. The illumination gives you compositional ideas and options for taking great shots. So how can you use street lamps in your photos? Let’s get into it. Why Street Lights […]

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How to Dramatically Light a Group of Products with Three Speedlights

[embedded content] This tutorial explains how to dramatically light a hair product group — or any other health and beauty product — using entry-level gear and a home studio. The accessible and repeatable workflow delivers vibrant and punchy images that are catalog-ready. On his YouTube channel Workphlo, photographer Dustin Dolby shares tutorials and advice on […]

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Light Painting Photos with a Geometric Drawing Machine

Originally, the geometric chuck was a device to make ornate patterns on a lathe. Invented in the 1860s, the device could have up to 8 layers—each driven by a central shaft. There are several of these complex devices still in existence and on display in museums. Each layer can have a unique set of gears […]

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Dreaming With Eyes Open: An Ode to Multiple Exposures

As a busy Dad of two young boys, life gets hectic quite often. I still do plenty of photography, but gone are the long days spent in a blind waiting for a bird to appear. Nevertheless, I’ve found other ways to fulfill my creative desires. The key ingredient here is not abundant time, but imagination. […]

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Pour Shots: How Best to Add Action into a Food Photo

[embedded content] If you follow the food photography community on Instagram, I am sure you will have seen some lovely, dreamy images with syrup or chocolate being poured over some equally lovely-looking food. If you’re not sure how to make these kinds of photos, I’m here to help. “Pour shots” are a great way to […]

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Photographer Shares Creative Photo Tricks You Can Try at Home

Having shared numerous videos of creative photography tips and tricks, a photographer proves that you don’t always need to invest in expensive equipment to create eye-catching content. Based in Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, Oliver Howells is a photographer first and foremost, but also a popular content creator both on Instagram and TikTok. His short […]

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Dramatic Portrait Lighting Made Simple

[embedded content] Street portraiture provides the opportunity to capture so much of the urban textures and patterns that give a city its look. The brick walls provide great leading lines as well as murals and large wall art that set a dramatic tone to any image. I wanted to take a portrait of my friend, […]

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Photographers

Be it for the best chili recipes or the best photographers, people frequently start their web browsing journey with a Google, Bing, or DuckDuckGo search. So, if you’re a photographer and you want those search engines to find your website, you need to optimize it for those search engines. What is SEO? SEO stands for […]

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How To Snap Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks This Summer

After a year indoors, this year’s Fourth of July fireworks are sure to be one of the highlights of summer. As most photographers know, the bright flash from fireworks against the dark night sky can make it tricky for both novice and experienced photographers to get a crystal-clear image of the spectacle. Not to mention, […]

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A Detailed Tutorial on How to Pose Couples During Photo Sessions

[embedded content] I am a professional wedding, portrait, and fashion photographer and have been photographing couples for nearly three decades and I have been teaching photography for over two years. My goal with this video is to provide simple but very effective posing tips when photographing a couple. Most of the couples you will photograph […]

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