Photography Tips Category

10 Photography Questions You Were Too Af...

Posted on 26 August 2019

Got a question you’re too afraid to ask? You’re not alone! Here are 10 of the most common photography questions answered by Jim and Lori. What is Aperture Priority (AV/V) Mode? It allows you to control aperture while your camera selects the shutter speed based on the light available for ...
One of the most common photography questions has to do with photo umbrellas
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10 Tips for Taking Stunning Autumn Pictu...

Posted on 30 July 2019

August 1st marks the halfway point of summer, so it's the perfect time to start planning your fall photography trip. Use these ten tips to diversify your portfolio or perfect your technique!  1. Capture Seasonal Creatures To capture the best wildlife shots, learn the habits of the animal you’d like to shoot. ...
This shows one of Jim's many stunning autumn pictures
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How to Take Better Action Photos...

Posted on 20 July 2019

Do you want to take better action photos but aren’t sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! It’s easier than you might think once you get the hang of it, and it’s oh-so rewarding when you distill all of the action in a single photo.  Whatever movement you’re looking to ...
Take better action photos like this one by reading this blog!
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Wide-Angle vs. Telephoto Lenses: What Th...

Posted on 30 May 2019

Any discussion on the differences between wide-angle and telephoto lenses ought to start with the human eye. The angle of view that we humans have is 55 degrees. This is equivalent to a 43mm lens. Thus lenses that offer a greater angle of view are considered wide-angle lenses (taking in ...
Telephoto Lenses
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Creative Photography Projects: Man Track...

Posted on 16 April 2019

It all began in the late 70s and 80s when paramedic Chris Porsz would spend hours walking around shooting photos of random everyday people in Peterborough, a city in eastern England. Friends posed together, fashionistas cat walked in front of store windows, fellas with funky mohawks flashed sheepish grins, and ...
creative photography projects
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Night Photography: How to Take Stunning ...

Posted on 5 April 2019

If you’ve been longing to take stunning photos at night, you’ve come to the right place! Use this guide to get you started. Equipment Needed - Camera that shoots in RAW format - Sturdy tripod - Remote shutter release or timer Set Up Your Tripod You can’t skimp on a good sturdy tripod. ...
night photography
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A Guide to Photographing the Milky Way...

Posted on 15 March 2019

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the time to capture the Milky Way is right now! The best views begin in March and extend until October. It may seem intimidating to the beginner, but with this guide, we’ll take the mystery out of the night sky— with clear instructions ...
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How much is too much Post Processing in ...

Posted on 15 February 2019

We live in the age of Instagram filters and Photoshop®. Most images we see are processed in some way and altered. But how much is too much post processing in photography? As it turns out, this question is at the center of a lively debate in the world of photography. ...
Post Processing in Photography
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Shooting RAW: What it means and when to ...

Posted on 31 January 2019

If you’ve ever been asked before if you prefer shooting RAW or JPEG, but had no idea what those terms meant, this blog is for you. When your camera is shooting in RAW it means the picture file will come out in RAW format and as such will contain all the ...
shooting RAW
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How to use Aperture Priority Mode on you...

Posted on 24 January 2019

The majority of today’s photographers begin their careers with a lengthy period of “point-and-shoot photography.” You point your camera at what you want to capture, and you click a button. It’s pretty straightforward. Sometimes the shots are good, sometimes they’re bad, and there’s no repeatable process to follow to increase the ...
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