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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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Versatility – Your Guide to Shooting Great Travel Photography

Professional travel photographers realize that the key to their business is versatility: to be able to shoot all styles of photography, and to consistently capture great shots even under very trying conditions. To be a strong assignment photographer you must identify your weakness and then work on it. Instead of concentrating on what you shoot […]

 

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Photographing sunrise and sunset

Everyone takes sunrise and sunset photographs from time to time. It’s almost an initiation rite on the path to becoming a photographer! There’s not much skill required to take sunset photographs. Generally, all you need to do is point your camera in its general direction and you’ll get something that is bright and colourful. And […]

 

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Take brilliant snaps on the beach

Beaches are a great source of inspiration and are brimming with photographic opportunities. However, photographing them presents a few unique challenges. Here are a few tips to help you maximise your next outing at the beach. Use a polarising filter A polarising filter is one of the best gadgets in the beach photographer’s bag because […]

 

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Landscapes: seeing the big picture

For the professional photographer, the photography of landscapes demands a very different way of working. Typically photographed with the camera mounted on a tripod, the aperture is given priority to ensure the image is sharp from front to back. As for light, the window of opportunity is small, limited to the beginning and end of […]

 

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