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Weekly Photography Challenge – Macro or Close-Up Photography

Last week’s challenge was to get out and shoot some winter photography. Maybe you already tried some macro then – if not, now’s your chance. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Weekly Photography Challenge – Macro Close-ups of snow, icicles, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Winter

If you have already gotten some ideas and tips for how to do winter photography here – then you’re ready to go on this week’s photography challenge. Photo by dPS writer Holly Higbee-Jansen Weekly Photography Challenge – Winter If you … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Holiday Images

Nothing hard this week for the photography challenge. Just show us your holiday-themed images. How do you celebrate with your family? Is it a big festive meal? Then photograph that. Do you deck the house out with sparkly lights? Photograph that! … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Black and White Portraits

There is something very appealing about the simplicity of a portrait in black in white. It becomes less about the setting, background and environment and more about the person being photographed. This week we want to see what you can … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Wide-Angle

Different lenses produce a different look and effect in your images. Wide-angle lenses add depth and dimension to your images and give them a sense of three-dimensionality. They can be used to add humor and add interest as well. But, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Framing

There are many ways to compose or images and many different elements you can use for effective composition. Framing is one such element of composition that can be very powerful for leading the viewer’s eye when done well. Eastman Kodak … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Backlighting

Light is the key to photography – without it, we’d be pretty hard pressed to make any images at all. They are also many kinds of light – hard light, soft light, front light, side light, overhead lighting and one … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Blue Hour

Blue hour is the time of day after sunset (and just before sunrise) when the sky still has some color it and it’s not pure black. This is the number one tip for shooting night photography – don’t shoot at … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Hit the Streets

Street photography is an interesting genre of photography. In some ways it sees quite simple – all you need is a camera lens and your own two feet to do it. Yet in other ways, it can be quite hard … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Play with Your Food

Your mother may have told  you not to play with your food, but this week you have our permission. Shot I did in New Orleans – very famous coffee and donuts. I recently shared some video tutorials with food photography … Continue reading

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Random Object Lighting Modifier Challenge: The Decorative Candle Holder

How To What kind of photo can we make with this dragonfly-adorned tchotchke? Anyone can make a picture with a big softbox, but what happens when you try to use a $ .75 decoration from your grandma’s house? Popular Photography

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Sunrise Sunset

Shooting the sunset or sunrise is a great way to come back with spectacular images. This week it’s time to get out there at dawn or dusk and make some magic. Sunset in Nicaragua. If you need some tips to … Continue reading

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