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How to Become a Better Photographer In A Few Simple Steps

Photography is fantastic as a career, a pastime, or simply as a way to capture those special occasions, events, and the lives of those that you love and hold dearest. Whatever your motivation, the following paragraphs will provide you with some pointers on how you can take much better photos, and get the kind of results you are looking for.

How to Get the Best Digital Exposure

The aperture of a lens controls the amount of light that strikes the camera’s sensor. Shutter Speed controls how long the camera shutter is open for. Aperture and Shutter Speed work hand in hand to determine the amount of exposure the image gets.

Most Expensive Celebrity Photographs

Pictures are great for capturing memories. Now day’s photos are an integral part of our lives with an astonishing increasing number of photos taken each year down mainly to the big rise in digital cameras which are coming down in price and getting better in spec all the time. At the end of 2011 it was estimated 2.5 billion people had a digital camera and let’s not forget many phones have an integrated camera.

Photography Trends And Tools For 2012

One of the most interesting developments over the last twelve months has been the growth in the use of the iPad as a cool tool for photographers. Although this ‘must have’ Apple gadget will never replace such software as Photoshop and Elements, its ability to be used to edit images when on the go is a real attraction. What’s more, it offers the option to quickly upload and share images and video in an easy-to-carry package.

Wedding Ceremony Etiquette – Will You All Please Sit Down

With the rise of the smart phone technology, there has been a decrease in manners at wedding ceremonies, as now 50% of wedding guests are taking photographs. Professional wedding photographers used to only have to dodge 2 or 3 people, now it is just about everyone. Now ten people go for the same nice shot that the photographer is trying to take. Not to mention that you are at someones wedding, please sit down, and show some respect. What to do?

With The Right Tools Anyone Can Be A Photographer

I have been involved in photography a long-time. My first camera, well, if it was on eBay, would be classified an antique by now (Kodak Brownie Hawkeye) that used real film (a rare and expensive commodity today) and I moved on from there. I have been through several revolutions in photographic technology from film to digital and I have to admit that the satisfaction of seeing my images immediately and uploading them to my PC for editing outweighs the satisfaction I once derived from my motorized color SLR bodies (I actually shot with three camera bodies at the time, two…

Photography in a Rainforest

Our brains and visual system have an amazing ability to accommodate a huge range of lighting situations. Here are just a few pointers to help with your first photographic efforts in a rainforest, because things may not be quite as they seem! With your camera, tripod, shutter speed and basic photographic theory at the ready, enjoy your trip but do watch out for the loveable little blood sucking leeches. Not harmful, but certainly a little more than a mild annoyance…. if they manage to find you!

Caring For Your Action Camera

Modern HD action cameras are designed to withstand some of the most extreme environments on earth, from dirt and dust to snow and water. However, they are not invincible and there are a few things you can do in order to maximise the lifespan of your action camera.

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding photographer is an extremely important decision. It is important not to go for the cheapest or the easiest option. This is because the photographs will be with you forever; they are the memories of the best day of your lives.

Pet Photography

Pet photography has been a popular American pastime since the birth of photography. It is particularly popular among unmarried women, weirdos who get along with animals better than people, and photography buffs. Even if you don’t fall into one of these fringe groups you can still have quite a lark by dressing up your pet and photographing them.

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