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The Basics Of Food Photography

Food photography has been booming in the recent years, with many photographers ditching portrait and wedding gigs to concentrate their whole business solely on this niche.
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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off as a New Photographer

Hopefully my experience of being ripped off by a studio can help other photographers avoid a similar experience. Here are some tips to help you avoid getting ripped off as a new...
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DIY: Build a Simple Ring Light Using LED Strips and a Frisbee For Around $30

Photographers tend to have a love/hate relationship with ring lights. While ring lights may be great for some situations, in others, it may look completely dreadful. So why...
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Are Histograms Your Friend of Foe?

Cinematographer Ryan E. Walters explains why the methods used by photographers to expose their images should not be used by videographers.
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This Is How To Cut Out Hair In Photoshop - Easy & Effective

Removing a person from a background is one thing, but dealing with their hair is just tedious. Aaron Nace shows in this tutorial why it needn't be the case.
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Tips on How to Pose Seated People | Lindsay Adler

In this video clip, Lindsay Adler gives us some tips on how to fix some common problems when posing seated people.
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What is Zone Focusing? And Why Is It Still Relevant To Photographers Today?

In this day and age, auto-focus is so quick and accurate that there is little reason to manual focus in most situations. So much so, in fact, that lenses and cameras nowadays...
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Local vs Remote Storage Solutions Discussed By Celebrity Photographer Michael Grecco

Pro photographer Michael Grecco gives his take on what storage solutions to use, and how to implement a system.
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One Of The Greats Critiques Your Photos (Not For The Faint)| Take It Or Leave It With Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden, together with Vice, critiques user submitted photos, and gives real, unfiltered insight into what makes a photo great.
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Don't Be Afraid to Mix Light Sources - LED & Tungsten

In the video below, our friend Jay P. Morgan shows us that we shouldn't fear mixing light sources and shows us how to do it.
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Learning Overhead Photography From Vintage Perspectives

We often find ourselves shooting what's directly in front of us, perhaps out of convenience. It's always great to garner a new perspective, and try different angles that you...
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Why Your Photos Get No Likes, And Why Ones Much Worse Do Much Better

Through one Redditor's experiment, we can see how far the value and reach of social interaction is in self promotion
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