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    Utilizing the power of the flash in photography could help the budding artist in you get the most out of your pictures. But caution not to abuse the flash since this may backfire and work against you. Flash is most helpful in taking action shots, freezing that single instant without blurring the subject and the details. Flash also makes sure that pictures would not get blurred if the film has low ISO or grainy if shooting in low light.Flash can also be utilized in very bright light, for example …

    One of the basic principles in basic photography is framing. Simply put, it is the idea of filling up the whole frame with your subject. Getting closer shots means you get to see more details of your subject, thus capturing more features of the subject and more emotion if it is a picture of a person. This is one of the simplest photo techniques yet, it is also one of the hardest to master. For beginners, it is important to know the nuances of your camera so that you will know how it works plus y…

    Depth of field is defined as the range in a scene, from near to far, that is in sharp focus. Depth of field provides depth, among other things, to your picture, thus giving it life, not like a flat two-dimensional photograph.Technically, depth of field is achieved when there are subjects in various distance in relation to the lens. You then adjust the focus by manipulating the aperture. A smaller aperture creates more depth of field, a larger aperture produces the opposite effect. Depth of field…

    You have seen it everywhere, from special episodes on weird tv or inspiration for the next Hollywood sci-fi flick. Either that or you know someone who claims to have either seen them firsthand or has actual physical evidence they took from their camera. Whatever the case maybe, there is so much paranormal going around you would think you are the last person on earth who has not experienced anything unusual in your lifetime… yet.Still, photos and odd sightings are common entertainment fodder ei…

    Adventure photography is a very special niche that you can get into if you’re one of the outgoing types of photographers. This is one of the types of photography that you can get into when you’re a backpacker or a hiker or when you’re part of a team. If you’re a participant in a hike then you immediately have front-row seats to the adventure.   One tip for adventure photographers is to essentially tell a story through your photos. It’s is very important that you use a storyline whenever you…

    Dabbling in photography is one of the most creative things that you will ever get yourself into. However, there will come a time that simply “dabbling” just won’t do it. You will eventually want to get into photography as a profession. If this crosses your mind, you’ll find yourself daydreaming about taking pictures for a living. You may want to learn by yourself and get some online photography classes under your belt if you’re just starting out so you’ll be able to learn the fundamental princip…

    If you’ve only started your hand in macro photography, you will discover that you have a lot of options at hand because of the wide range of subjects available. However, if you do want to focus on the different flora that is available in your very own backyard as well as neighborhood, then by all means, start there. After all, macro photography on flowers is a very good place to start. Contrary to what most people believe about flower photography, these beautiful blossoms are best photographed w…

    If you’re into travel photography like most of the photographers out there, then you probably want to get the same photos that they have under their belt. However, some people are disillusioned into thinking that as long as your camera is an expensive one, it will automatically adjust the settings for you. However, you should know that this is far from the truth. Most of the beautiful light that you will find occurs early in the morning as well as late in the afternoon. This is the optimal time …

    Some people have been heard saying that once you have a digital camera, you can be sure that it does all of the work. However, nothing could be farther from the truth. It doesn’t just take the push of a single button to get good and properly-exposed photographs. It isn’t always true that the better the camera, the better the photos. You can easily come up with photographs using a simple consumer point-and-shoot camera just by following some helpful tips. You can easily take lousy shots using an …

    If you’ve ever taken a photograph in your life, you might have come across a photo that you’ve capture that may look a little something like the horizon being tilted in such a way that you might swear that if you didn’t know any better, you thought the entire scene would fall off the frame. Here are some tips on how to avoid a tilting horizon.  One of the best things that you should remember is to use a tripod. This will come in very handy whenever you’re photographing seascapes and landscapes. …