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  • 10 Tips for Photographing Wide-Angle Landscapes
    By nancie
    A wide-angle lens is considered an essential piece of gear for any landscape photographer because it gives you a perspective that you cannot achieve with any other lens. You’ll not only be able to photograph grand vistas, but you’ll see lines in a different way, and emphasize subjects by getting super close. So if you haven’t tried one yet, borrow or rent a wide angle lens and get ready to make images with a different flavour using these tips..... https://digital-photography-... See more
  • EXPOSURE TRIANGLE
    By nancie
    Single Picture Explains How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Work In Photography If you’re a beginner photographer, it can be helpful to have a simple guide that helps you understand the different settings that you can toggle on your DSLR camera. While this helpful exposure chart by Daniel Peters at Fotoblog Hamburg won’t explain HOW the optics of photography work, it will show you exactly what happens when you tweak your camera’s settings. The three setti... See more
  • FOCUS STACKING
    By nancie
    How To Quickly Focus Stack an Image in Photoshop When you take into account all the different ways to get a tack sharp image, it can be quite overwhelming. I’ve been photographing landscapes as a full time photographer for six years now, and have tested just about every method out there. Focus stackingis just one more option, but it is one of my favorites, if the conditions are right. Focus stacking is a life saver when you have a foreground subject that is very close to the frame, and a... See more
  • Using Depth of Field as a Compositional Tool
    By nancie
    There are many written and unwritten “rules” in Photography. Mostly, they are guidelines, I am not sure that there are rules about any art form, but some guidelines help us out. You have probably heard of the rule of thirds as it relates to composition. You have heard about the golden mean for composition, but have you thought about how depth of field affects your composition?.... https://digital-photography-school.com/using-depth-of-field-as-a-compositional-tool/ See more
  • 15 Most Popular Landscape Photography Articles of 2016
    By nancie
    Landscape photography is a popular genre for many photographers, especially beginners. But doing it well does have its challenges. Here are some of the most read articles on this topic from the past 12 months..... https://digital-photography-school.com/best-landscape-photography-articles-2016/ See more
  • How to Tell Better Visual Stories
    By nancie
    Take a look at your favorite travel magazine, and you will notice a pattern in the images. Understanding how to turn a bunch of images into a story – creating series is crucial to any travel photographer. In this article, we will get familiar with two kinds of very important visual concepts in the travel photography world: the establishing shot and the detail shot..... https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-tell-better-visual-stories-with-travel-photography/ See more
  • PHOTOGRAPHING GROUPS
    By nancie
    Previously in the posing guide series articles we looked at posing female subjects, posing male subjects, posing children and posing couples. It is now time for posing groups of people. There are usually three kinds of group shots. First are just formal shots with a large number of people. Second are more informal shots with a group of friends. And finally, photographing a group or family members. In this order, let’s look at some sample poses and posing ideas..... https://digital-photog... See more
  • How to Understand and Use the Lightroom Histogram
    By nancie
    The histogram in Lightroom is a useful tool that is easily overlooked. Its main purpose is to help you understand the relationship between the sliders in the Basic panel and the tones in your photos. It helps you get brightness levels spot on and edit images without losing highlight detail..... https://digital-photography-school.com/understand-lightroom-histogram/ See more
  • Love Your Photography
    By nancie
    Sometimes, we tend to be our own worse critic, downgrading our accomplishments and minimizing the amount of skill we summoned to wrangle a particular shot. This is typical self-loathing behavior of the creative mind.Instead of focusing on where we've failed, we could better use our energies to recognize how far we've come. Here are some simple exercises to take along with us in our journey as a reminder of our amazing growth and achievements. ___________________________________________________... See more
  • CONTENT AWARE CROP
    By nancie
    Today's Question I just noticed there is now a "Content-Aware" checkbox for the Crop tool in Photoshop. When would this apply, and do you recommend using it? Tim's Quick Answer: The Content-Aware feature for the Crop tool is used when you set the crop box outside of the boundary of your photo. My general recommendation is to only use this option for situations where the area being added to the image is relatively simple, s... See more

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