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Architecture Photography Tips

Architectural photography is the photographing of buildings and similar structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate representations of their subjects. This photography differs from other styles of Photography because you are concentrating usually on just one subject such as a building as opposed to other genres where you are trying to capture emotion. Throughout the history of photography, buildings…

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How You Can Get Sharper Photos With This Simple Tip

Do you need to wear spectacles or have you got to the age when they are becoming a necessity? Shooting whilst wearing spectacles can prove tricky but there are a number of solutions for those photographers with short or long-sight. Most SLR cameras feature a built-in dioptric adjustment system that allows photographers with less than 20:20…

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How to Last Longer

Here’s a little known fact about lenses and how you can get longer life out of your lens as well a ensuring your batteries last longer. Image Stabilisation (IS) or Vibration Reduction (VR) are settings that most lenses carry these days. This switch activates a method to reduce the likelihood of taking blurry photos by…

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The 4 Things You Should Know Before You Photograph People

Photographing People? Whether they’re family or friends, people can be a handful. But it’s easy to stay in control and make it look like you are a seasoned “Pro”! Rule #1 Do not allow people to stand with their feet together. Standing people in a line like statues is a sure fire way of creating…

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Why You Should Get Up Close and Personal

Move in Closer and Almost any shot will look better! If you take two or three steps closer to your subject, filling the frame entirely with your subject will make a terrific difference to your photos. Alternatively, instead of moving closer, use the Optical Zoom of your camera to get a close up shot. (Please avoid…

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The Number 1 Thing You MUST Know About Your Subject

Have you ever been on holiday or just driving along the road and been so overwhelmed with the view or the scene that you simply could not help but yell out: “STOP THE CAR …STOP THE CAR”! You then leap out of the car, camera in hand and simply wanted to capture that amazing view…

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7 Tips to Better Landscape Photography

With most landscape photography, not enough preparation goes into setting up the shot before pressing the shutter button. The seven tips below are meant to give you a checklist to think about before capturing the image. 1. Depth of field – In landscape photography, you want as much of the scene in focus as possible.…

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