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Photography Basics: How to Take Good Photos

A good photograph is not just a physical photo, but someone’s story, memory, or even life. When we take photos, we tend to preserve the most important events and people in our lives. The ceremonies of birth and birthdays, marriages … Continue reading

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Understanding the Basics of Color

The post Understanding the Basics of Color appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Herb Paynter. You will never realize your full potential as a photographer…until you understand the basic elements of color and luminosity (tonality). I … Continue reading

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Camera Basics 101

Your camera is actually nothing more than a box with a hole in it. Yes, all that money you’ve spent and that is basically what you’ve got. The basics of a camera have changed very little since day one. You … Continue reading

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Smartphone Camera Basics

The development of smartphone photography has had a dramatic effect on photography as a whole. It’s as important a change as the introduction of the Brownie box camera and digital photography, both of which played significant roles in spreading the … Continue reading

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Aerial Time Lapse Basics with DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone Specific Examples

The post Aerial Time Lapse Basics with DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone Specific Examples appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Peter West Carey. Drones can capture images and footage you might have only dreamed of in … Continue reading

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The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom

The post The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Adam Welch. Like all forms of art, photography can be a complex and contradictory medium. It’s straightforward yet complicated; personal … Continue reading

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Newborn Photography Basics and the Equipment to Use

The post Newborn Photography Basics and the Equipment to Use appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Lily Sawyer. Many newborn photographers, especially those who specialize in purely newborn photos, have their own studio. Parents come to … Continue reading

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Skin Retouching Basics in Photoshop

  From the Phlearn YouTube Channel:   Today Aaron shows you some basic tools that will help skin look its very best. Learn to remove fine lines and hairs with the Spot Healing Brush Tool, recover skin texture with the … Continue reading

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The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid attention to bokeh before or haven’t ever tried it, there’s honestly no better time to learn … Continue reading

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Going Back to Basics – My Week With a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens

The post Going Back to Basics – My Week With a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. The demise of my first Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens … Continue reading

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Lensbaby goes back to basics with the Sol 45

The Sol 45 is Lensbaby's latest optic, and it promises to be the brand's most most playful and accessible lens yet.  While Lensbaby has branched out a little in recent years, producing more substantial lenses and moving away from the … Continue reading

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Time-Lapse Photography – Beyond the Basics

Time-lapse photography is a different way to show the world around you. They are videos which are made up of a serious of still images and combined to look like a movie. The frame-by-frame gives a sped-up view of the … Continue reading

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