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The Joy of Travel Photography

The Joy of Travel Photography | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
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Facebook is Letting You Edit Your Personal 'Look Back' Videos to Make Them Better

Facebook is Letting You Edit Your Personal 'Look Back' Videos to Make Them Better | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
The nostalgic 'Look Back' videos that Facebook offered to automatically create for anybody and everybody as part of the company's 10th anniversary celebrat
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Your Compete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part Two

Your Compete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part Two | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Your Compete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part Two
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Panasonic's New 4K Camera Sports Big Sensor, Swappable Lenses | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Panasonic's New 4K Camera Sports Big Sensor, Swappable Lenses | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Panasonic's new mirrorless Lumix DMC-GH4 has the aesthetics and ergonomics of an interchangeable-lens still camera, but it's also the largest-sensored 4K video-capture device yet (for consumers, at least).
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Artist Spends Up To 8 Hours On Beautiful Sand Paintings That Will Be Swept Away By The Wind

Artist Spends Up To 8 Hours On Beautiful Sand Paintings That Will Be Swept Away By The Wind | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
New York-based artist Joe Mangrum has spent the last 8 years drawing beautiful, hypnotic patterns and designs on the streets and squares of New York. But chances are you probably won't see any of them, because they tend to disappear. Mangrum draws his impressive and expansive works by pouring ...
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33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they're bound to come up with something cool and creative sooner or later. We've searched the web and collected some of the most creative print ads we could find. Some of ...
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55+ Best Free Royalty Stock Photos Websites | Designrazzi

55+ Best Free Royalty Stock Photos Websites | Designrazzi | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
web design blog, tutorials and inspiration.
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How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps

How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
It’s amazing what you can do with a camera. Light can be captured in different ways, and this opens up many possibilities for the keen photographer. Creating your own shaped bokeh is a fun and exciting way of shaping light as it enters the camera, and it leads to spectacular results. Bokeh refers to the [...]
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The Gap: An Inspirational Video About How All Artists Struggle in the Beginning

The Gap: An Inspirational Video About How All Artists Struggle in the Beginning | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
We're not in the habit of reposting things we've covered before, even though at least once per week we run across some post or video from a few years ago t
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Surreal Photo Manipulations By Photographer Dariusz Klimczak

Surreal Photo Manipulations By Photographer Dariusz Klimczak | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
We throw the word “surreal” around a lot when talking about photographers, but these outlandish works by Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak take the cake by following in surrealist master Salvador Dali's footsteps. Klimczak uses his wild imagination to populate desolate landscapes with ...
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Photography Tips Today

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Fuji X-T1 vs X-Pro1

Fuji X-T1 vs X-Pro1 | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Fuji’s latest cameras have been so good, they rival each other almost as much as other systems. And as we saw in our X-Pro1 vs X-E2 comparison, the oldest current model in the X-mount compact camera system, the X-Pro1, already struggled against its lower-end sibling. In this article, we will compare it against the newest... read more »
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10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to use exposure compensation | Digital Camera World

10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to use exposure compensation | Digital Camera World | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Next in our series on using new camera techniques we look at how to use exposure compensation to get exposures spot-on in different lighting.
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How to take great images in cities and towns | Tips and advice | Digital Photographer

How to take great images in cities and towns | Tips and advice | Digital Photographer | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Follow this quick and easy 3-step guide and capture your best ever urban shots.
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Your Complete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part One

Your Complete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part One | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Your Complete Guide to Outdoor Photography - Part One - Digital Photography School
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77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything | Digital Camera World

77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything | Digital Camera World | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Learn new photography techniques with this essential photographer's resource. This list covers some of the most popular types of photography.
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500px Prime: A New Licensing Marketplace that Promises Photographers a 30% Cut

500px Prime: A New Licensing Marketplace that Promises Photographers a 30% Cut | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Earlier today, 500px announced that it would be getting into the licensing game with a new commercial licensing site dubbed 500px Prime. Announced on the i
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Best Focal Length to Get Into Wildlife Photography

Best Focal Length to Get Into Wildlife Photography | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
What’s the BEST Lens for Wildlife Photography? If I had a nickel for every time I was asked this question, I could retire. It’s a very common and extremely valid question to ask. And to cut right to the chase, there is no one or right answer to this question. And that’s for many reasons... read more »
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Weekly Challenge - Portrait of a Man

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Weekly Challenge - Portrait of a Man
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Top 10 Tips to Photograph a Friend’s Intimate Wedding

Top 10 Tips to Photograph a Friend’s Intimate Wedding | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Due to the very nature of the wedding, whatever you do will be magnified so my first tip is to… 1.Tread Lightly ~ Don’t impose your personality on the day everything even your opinions should always be in deference to the bride and groom and when diplomacy fails humor usually works. 2. Expectations ~ Find [...]
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Why Framing Should be Your First Priority and Cropping Second

Why Framing Should be Your First Priority and Cropping Second | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
The article discusses the benefits of framing in-camera and utilizing "cropping" as simply a tool of fine-tuning an image.
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Rumor: Sony Set to Unveil Faster APS-C Camera Next Week

Rumor: Sony Set to Unveil Faster APS-C Camera Next Week | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
If recent rumors are to be trusted, Sony is getting ready to continue its assault on all ends of the mirrorless market with the announcement next week of a
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Personalities and Portraits - and Getting Them to Mix

Personalities and Portraits - and Getting Them to Mix | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
Personalities and Portraits - and Getting Them to Mix
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Fantastic Optical Zoom Time-Lapse Takes Us on a Journey to the Orion Nebula

Fantastic Optical Zoom Time-Lapse Takes Us on a Journey to the Orion Nebula | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
When physics professor and amateur photographer Isidro Villo says he's taking you on a time-lapse journey to the Orion Nebula, he means it quite literally.
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A layman's guide to memory cards | Digital Camera World

A layman's guide to memory cards | Digital Camera World | How To Take Better Photographs | Scoop.it
There are a number of things you need to consider when purchasing a memory card, and in our latest layman's guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the common questions about speed, capacity and more.
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