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Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

We all strive for sharp images, but the trick is to achieve them judiciously without a crispy heavy-handed approach. In the video below you’ll learn how to create amazingly sharp images that retain a clean, natural look.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Sometimes our photos are good, sometimes they're bad, and sometimes they just downright suck! There's no shame in having your photos suck from time to time, it happens to everybody.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 09, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to learn the basics of photography and have ten minutes, this video is for you. In the below tutorial, photographer David Manning explains all the important stuff about taking great photos in a simple and succinct manner.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you do, once you get the light right it’s all about composition. And there’s no better way to refine your eye than by gleaning some wisdom from highly acclaimed pros.

Zach Sutton - Lensrentals  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

In recent weeks, I’ve started posting some fundamental articles on how to use your camera if you’re starting out. In the past couple weeks, we’ve discussed both how aperture affects your images, and how shutter speed changes your images, so today, we’re going to cover the final piece to that equation, with ISO.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 05, 2020  |  0 comments

We often share tips, tricks and advice to help you with your photos but, as every photographer knows, cameras and smartphones also shoot video, which can be a lot of fun to get creative with as well. In the below quick and easy tutorial, the popular Jordi Koalitic team presents five awesome and easy tricks that are guaranteed to make your videos go viral.

Zach Sutton - Lensrentals  |  Sep 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Today, we’re going to do a quick overview of shutter speed, the second corner in the exposure triangle, and how it will alter your images.

Tom Shu  |  Sep 21, 2020  |  0 comments

I have been a professional photographer for a few years now and throughout my career I have continued to collect photography tips that have worked for me. Here are my absolute favorite beginner photography tips from my journal, which have continued to help me create beautiful imagery to this day.

Zach Sutton - Lensrentals  |  Sep 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Exploring the fundamentals of the exposure triangle. Part one: aperture!

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 15, 2020  |  0 comments

There are lots of so-called rules in photography established over centuries of shooting. But, as the saying goes, rules are made to be broken! And in photography, when you break the rules it can often lead to some very interesting images.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 07, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're just starting out in photography but don't know where to begin, the below video from Mango Street is a great place to start. 

Ron Leach  |  Sep 02, 2020  |  0 comments

When it’s time to upgrade one’s gear, many savvy photographers begin by buying better lenses, rather than investing in a new camera. After all, it’s the quality off the glass that ultimately determines the quality of the images.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Aug 31, 2020  |  0 comments

I have never doubted the power of black-and-white photography, and this conviction was confirmed on a November day in Boulder, Colorado.

Jess Santos  |  Aug 24, 2020  |  0 comments

I have always held a deep fascination with the cosmos. As a child, I would look up at the stars and gaze in sheer wonder. Our ancient ancestors used the stars to guide their journeys and told stories of celestial beings hiding amongst the deep blue of the night sky, nestled between thousands of twinkling lights. So naturally, when I first began in photography, astrophotography was high on my list to learn.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Polarizing filters make pictures look like they were taken at either the North Pole or the South Pole. Rotating the Polarizing filter shifts the appearance from North Pole to South Pole and back again. They are not always used to photograph Polar Bears; it’s easy to understand the confusion, but there are no Polar Bears at the South Pole. Polarizers are important because our ice masses are disappearing, melting away and raising the sea level around Miami. When the ice caps are gone, the only way we’ll have to recreate them—or Miami, for that matter—is with Photoshop.

Okay, I made some of this up. But I do know how Polarizers work and why you should use one. Please read on…

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