Loafin’ Around: Food Photography Tips

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When Wilkinson Baking asked me about shooting marketing images of their bread, I was excited (and hungry) because I'd had a loaf before and it was delicious! Wilkinson Baking is an innovative company that has designed and fabricated the first fully-automated bread bakery in the world with the goal of "redefining the way bread is made and distributed." Customers can walk into a … [Read more...]

3 Easy Ways to Improve Landscape Photos with Lightroom’s HSL Settings

Lightroom provides photographers with all kinds of options and potential for editing photos. Color is an important part of landscape and nature photography, and in Lightroom there are a lot of different ways that you can work with color. One of the best ways to get the most out of the colors in your photo is to use Lightroom's HSL (hue, saturation, and luminance) sliders. The … [Read more...]

70+ Tips for Wildlife Photography

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Good wildlife photos are impressive. Animals are beautiful creatures and one of the joys of being a photographer is being able to capture that beauty through the lens. Becoming a decent wildlife photographer though takes time, a lot of patience, and of course the right light. It may also might involve spending hours out in the field taking hundreds of shots and getting home … [Read more...]

The Wrong Way for the Right Composition

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I have learned to play several instruments during my childhood and youth by learning from a teacher and self-taught. My hobby as an adult is photography but I still play instruments occasionally and sometimes have fun with my kids by playing pop music. That was where I got the idea last year to capture my hand with one of my kids’ hand on an instrument, telling the story Kids … [Read more...]

40+ Tips for Mountain Landscape Photography

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Mountains are some of the most majestic landscape subjects in photography. With their towering peaks, ever changing weather and light, and massive appearance, taking good mountain landscape photos is no easy task. There are photographers out there who have dedicated their whole career to perfecting the art of taking photographs in the mountains. Ansel Adams, one of the most … [Read more...]

Photography Branding – Positioning Your Business

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The staff at www.BrandingAgency.us.com, a creative branding agency whose purpose is to create lasting, authentic and meaningful relationships between the client’s brands and their target audience, wrote this helpful guest blog post for photographers interested in learning more about branding their business. 55Laney69 - Nikon Prime love This article was written to give … [Read more...]

Butterfly Photo Tips and Inspiration

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Butterflies are some of nature's most beautiful and difficult to photograph insects. They constantly move, are spooked easily, and only come out during the right conditions. If you do snag a great shot of a butterfly, you'll be rewarded with their intricate patterns, colorful wings, and interesting body structure. They also tend to be around some beautiful environments, like … [Read more...]

Specialize In: Sports Photography

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Racing cars, diving swimmers, and sliding baseball players can all qualify as subjects for the sports photographer. This means that someone who wants to specialize in this area of work is going to need to be doubly specialized, or be sure that they have the skills to record such a variety of subject matter. A Very Special Specialization What do we mean by “doubly … [Read more...]