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    Digital cameras today have become quite capable of getting better quality pictures than before, thanks to new technology developed to make it all possible. But still, taking great pictures using digital cameras may also depend on the one using it. No technology in the world can help people get clearer and better pictures with their digital cameras if they do not exactly know how to properly use their equipment. Here are some tips that might help you improve your digital camera shots the next tim…

    Photos are the cheapest keepsakes you can get when you travel, so it’s not surprising that even travelers who have no formal photography training suddenly become photography buffs on the road. Today, digital cameras allow you to capture hundreds, and even thousands, of photos during your vacation. But how many of these photos are worth enlarging and hanging on the walls of your house?You may not win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography, but you can learn to capture better photos than you currently…

    Fashion photography is one of better paid genres of photography. And definitely the most glamorous. Most of the time, budding fashion photographers are put down more times than they’re picked up in the fashion industry. But you’ll be given a chance if you have a great talent and a unique eye for style. So here are some fashion photography tips that may help beginners out there:Be preparedDon’t start your shoot without having a solid idea of what you want to achieve. Walking on to a set with no c…

    Self-portrait photography is tough for many reasons. For one, you cannot see how you look until you check the shot. Setup can also be very time consuming because you have to run back and forth when setting the timers. Focus is also difficult because you cannot see where the focus rests. But self-portrait photography can be very fun. Here are some tried and tested ideas to help you get that perfect self-portrait shot. What equipment to useUse a DSLR because it has creative control, superior senso…

    Surfing, rafting, wakeboarding, and the likes are some of the most exhilarating, adrenaline-pumping sports. The splash and the rush of the water make water sports a good subject of photography. But shooting water sports can be a challenge. Here are some tips that might help you when shooting water sports:Planning is keyWhat separates a great photo from a mediocre snapshot is the careful planning that goes into taking photos. Before shooting, professional photographers always make some plans, inc…

    There is something magical about the dark of the night – the mysterious lights from office windows floating in the middle of the night, the flickering neon lights, the sleepy lamp post on a deserted and dark street. Night photography is an exciting but demanding endeavor. The challenge of capturing scintillating images depends on whether your camera is designed for night photography and on some simple techniques.Is your camera night photography capable?Your life will depend on your camera if you…

    Capturing the nude body in photography is capturing what is beautiful and what is sensual. However, since beauty is sometimes elusive and can only be seen by trained eyes, it can be very difficult to take a stunning photo of a nude body. It requires patience and skills.Like da Vinci in drawing the “Vitruvian Man”, the photographer must be familiar with proportions. Like Michaelangelo in sculpting “David”, the photographer must know the subject very well. And like Picasso in painting “Les Demoise…

    Plants provide food, oxygen, and shelter. But they also give us magic, a visual poetry, and a sense of wonder. It is this beauty many photographers try to convey within their photos. Sometimes the beauty is subtle. Sometimes it is brazen. The beauty is always there, but it takes time to discover it. Here are some garden photography tips that can help you capture the beauty of gardens.Don’t shoot at noonDo not shoot when the sun is high. This is one of the rules of thumb in garden photography. Sh…

    A graveyard with a misplaced “Parking Space” sign. A piglet making massage to another one. A funny roadside attraction showing an epitaph, “Here lies the last trespasser.” A little girl picking her little brother’s nose. An Asian woman in bathing suit holding a huge umbrella while taking a splash on the beach. A man running naked in the middle of a tennis match.Is something comical going on? Go grab your camera and photograph it. Humor has always been the favorite of many photographers, be it hu…

    Lightning is one of the many wonders and mysteries of Mother Nature. It scares the hell out of children and those people who think the odds of getting struck by a lightning are greater than we think. But to photographers, lightning is a beauty that must be captured. Here are some tips on how to take lightning shots.PrecautionsIt is important that you know the weather danger first. Of course, you do not want to absorb millions of lightning volts, do you? A sound tip is to shoot lightning photos o…


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