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    One of the first things that you have to remember whenever you’re composing your photograph is that you should make it as simple as possible. Try to find different ways in giving the center of interest in your picture the most visual attention. One of the ways to do this is to select uncomplicated backgrounds which will not take away attention from your subjects. If, let’s say, you’re taking a picture of a scene with a public payphone but along with the background, you have a cactus and a bridge…

    Nowadays, you will discover that there are thousands upon thousands of online resources that you will be able to look at if you’re looking for photography material. If you’re looking for quality material online, you need not look any further. Betterphoto.com boasts of their excellent online photography courses as well as the different avenues that they provide so that you will be able to learn and apply what you learn in photography. BetterPhoto.com is the leader in online photography education….

    People don’t have nearly enough opportunities to shoot the moon on a clear night. However, if the moon does show up where you are, then count it as a blessing and quickly prepare your camera gear so you’ll be able to shoot it as soon as possible. If you have the moon in the right location and try to shoot it, you would be surprised to know that it also moves at a fast rate. It crosses the sky much faster than you would think and it typically travels its own diameter in distance across the sky in…

    Whenever someone hears the idea of shooting stock photography, their minds flitter away to thoughts of expensive camera gear which would cost an arm, a leg and maybe even more. However, shooting stock photography isn’t as hard as it may seem-and it definitely isn’t as expensive. Here are some tips on how to shoot beautiful and profitable stock photos that you can sell in the future.Get outOne of the things that you could do if you’re shooting stock photography is to simply get out there and shoo…

    Panoramas and wide-angle shots are always a wonder to look at. These are the shots that you normally see in travel and scenic magazines. You might have stumbled upon such a shot in National Geographic magazine or maybe even TIME. These are the shots that will leave you breathless and fixated at them for a long period of time-they are shots that will astound you. So how does exactly one get a particular “wide-angle” shot just like the pros? The secret is in their lens. Most of the professionals o…

    Every photographer will eventually want to go beyond the normal kit lens that was included in his or her SLR unit before. And when that day comes, it is good to know that you are able to find articles like this to help you in finding what lens you should get. There is a continuing debate that if a person should get an extra piece of glass, he or she must opt to get a prime lens. These types of lenses have a fixed focal length which means that they will have to be stuck to that particular length …

    In today’s hi-tech world, you have a slew of options to choose from. From various auto-focus cameras to the next-generation waterproof ones, the photographer today has virtually limitless potential to take that perfect picture. However, because of the advantages that are available to each person technologically, the equalizer for any person who’s taking pictures is the composition. This is the factor that makes a big difference between an excellent picture and a mediocre one. In all of the pictu…

    Indoor shotsWhenever you have cameras with you, there’s bound to be a lot of ┬ápeople who will be posing for you. One of the best places that you could have a group picture is outside. However, if you really need to take pictures indoors, you should be able to compensate for the lack of lighting. Whenever you’re using an external flash along with your camera, be sure to keep the group within the maximum flash distance range. This is so that all of the individuals in the group will be properly exp…

    Since everyone else is into digital photography, it would be a very useful skill if you would learn how to manipulate your images since a traditional darkroom for your JPEGs would simply be out of the question. Learning how to adjust the levels of your image in Adobe Photoshop is one of the best things that you will learn. The levels of an image simply affects the shadows and the highlights of your picture. By using the levels command and adjusting the different sliders found in that particular …

    Ever since the arrival of the “digital” SLR, people have been joining the photography bandwagon at a blinding rate. Now, you are able to switch between color and black and white photography. Here are just three important tips on black and white photography that you can immediately use when you’re doing your shooting. Shoot In RAWMost DSLRs right now are able to shoot in the RAW mode. This is probably one of the things that you need to get used to as a digital photographer. If your camera allows …