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Dancers Among Us: Capturing Beauty in Motion

Dancers Among Us: Capturing Beauty in Motion | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
In his book, Dancers Among Us, Jordan Matter photographs dancers applying their craft in exquisite locations, while also telling a story.
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A simple introduction to backlight

A simple introduction to backlight | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Backlight is a versatile light with great potential. The term backlight refers to the use of a light which is projected from the back of the scene/studio onto the subject from behind. The camera is...
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Good examples of backlighting. What do you think?

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Natural Light Techniques to Make Amazing Travel Portraits

Natural Light Techniques to Make Amazing Travel Portraits | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
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Photoshop whizz turns landscape photographs into Van Gogh-style masterpieces at the touch of a button

Photoshop whizz turns landscape photographs into Van Gogh-style masterpieces at the touch of a button | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Ross Armstrong has transformed stunning scenes of harbours, bays, buildings, towns and countryside from across Europe into beautiful impressionist-type works of art.
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Striving for Authenticity on Big Photography Projects

Striving for Authenticity on Big Photography Projects | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Stephen Alvarez loves to tell stories. “The storytelling always drives what I do, but the technology enables storytelling that we just couldn’t do before,” he shares.
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Perseverance and Patience Will Payoff

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Reine by Richard Dyson

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Reine by Richard Dyson - picture of the week
The recipient of the coveted title of ‘picture of the week’ this time is Reine by Richard Dyson.
This superb image impressed us with it’s excellent palette of colours and expert exposure.
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Amazon.com: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video (Black): Camera & Photo

Amazon.com: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video (Black): Camera & Photo (#6: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized...
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Daydream Photography by Brooke Shaden | InspireFirst

Daydream Photography by Brooke Shaden | InspireFirst | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
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Capturing a country: Timelapse treasures

Capturing a country: Timelapse treasures | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
King of timelapse, Joseph Michael, tells Jade Price how he spent three months in New Zealand, encapsulating the country in a timelapse bubble
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Photo of the day 02/04/13

Photo of the day 02/04/13 | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Today's photo of the day, chosen from our online gallery is Black and White Beauty by waren0909
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34 Photoshop effects every photographer must try

34 Photoshop effects every photographer must try | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Tired of using the same tools in your photo editing? We’ve rounded up the 34 best Photoshop effects you can use with minimal effort to give new life to your images.
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Amazon.com: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video (Red): CANON: Camera & Photo

Amazon.com: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video (Red): CANON: Camera & Photo (#7: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized...
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Canon 12.1 with 20x zoom

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How to photograph a dog

How to photograph a dog | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
When photographer James Morrissey schedules a portrait setting for a dog, he blocks out three hours.
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Weightless - A Series by Kaitlyn Ferris - Télégramme Magazine

Weightless - A Series by Kaitlyn Ferris - Télégramme Magazine | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
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How do you get your images so detailed? Vibrant?... | Dynamic Vision Photography & Design Studio Journal

How do you get your images so detailed? Vibrant?... | Dynamic Vision Photography & Design Studio Journal | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
How do you get your images so detailed? Vibrant? So Clean?




The best way to end up with great images is to start with great images right out of the camera. Get to know your camera and it’s capabilities.
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Could Google Glass Work as a Tool For Street Photography?

Could Google Glass Work as a Tool For Street Photography? | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Google Glass has received a lot of criticism, particularly when it comes to privacy. Given the fact you can record video and take photos without people
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How To Be A Destination Wedding Photographer In 2013

How To Be A Destination Wedding Photographer In 2013 | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Think people are skimping on their wedding plans just because the economy has been down the past few years? Think again.

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Take Softer, More Flattering Smartphone Photos with a Piece of Wax Paper

Take Softer, More Flattering Smartphone Photos with a Piece of Wax Paper | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Flash diffusers for digital cameras help you avoid the unflattering effects of direct flash. If you'd like to take more pleasing portraits with your smartphone as well, all you need is a bit of wax paper.
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Racial issues in classical art

Racial issues in classical art | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
It is a controversial subject when we begin to discuss race and the part it plays, or perhaps doesn't play, in classical art
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Beautiful Timelapse Of New Zealand's North Island | DIYPhotography.net

Beautiful Timelapse Of New Zealand's North Island | DIYPhotography.net | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
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HDSLR Shooter's Clint Milby Featured On Lensbaby's 'Pro Spotlight'

HDSLR Shooter's Clint Milby Featured On Lensbaby's 'Pro Spotlight' | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
HDSLR Shooter's very own founder, owner, and master of all this corner of the internet, Clint Milby has been featured on Lensbaby's Pro Spotlight blog.

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Disclaimer: lensbaby has been a planet5D sponsor and Clint is a friend of mine... that being said, you can do some amazing things with a lensbaby!

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Adobe Lightroom Basics: 6 things you need to know getting started

Adobe Lightroom Basics: 6 things you need to know getting started | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
In our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial we explain the basics of this great photo editing software and reveal 6 of the most important details every beginner should know.
Adobe Lightroom 4 is a powerful program for managing and enhancing your images.
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Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1 | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
A compact digicam with traditional film camera styling and controls plus a slightly larger-than-average image sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens.
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DP Gallery recommendation – anton carstens

DP Gallery recommendation – anton carstens | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Zeebie Love by anton carstens Seeing as we’ve got a stunning wildlife feature coming to you in the next issue of Digital Photographer, this Friday we’d like to point you in the direction of some lovely wildlife images taken by anton carstens from...
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