The Art of Travel Portraiture: 10 Tips to Get You Better Shots

 

 Capturing travel portraits is one of the hardest assignments you can undertake as a photographer. Traveling to a new place where you may not be that familiar with the customs, there is no way you can predict who you’ll meet, and even less chance of developing some definite expectations of what images you can make […]

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Moving From a Point-and-Shoot to a DSLR Camera: A Reality Check

 

 Point-and-shoot – the name cannot be more specific and these cameras do exactly that: you just need to point the camera to the desired scene and shoot! Done! You can get a reasonably good picture ready to be downloaded and shown to friends without any concerns about focusing and metering. If there is not enough light, […]

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Capturing The Beauty of the Urban Landscape

 

 As a landscape photographer, my first inclination is to march off into the wilderness and find beautiful natural settings to photograph at some uncomfortable time of day.  For those of you who live near an urban area, there are actually a great many opportunities for beautiful images from the sunrise, through the day, sunset, and […]

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A Step by Step Tutorial for Realistic Looking HDR

 

 If you have been photographing for more than a year or two, you will have heard about HDR (which stands for High Dynamic Range). We have probably seen them, the “overcooked”, over processed HDR images that float around the photo websites. For some photographers, the process seems to force them to overdo their images and […]

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