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How to Avoid Some of the Most Common Shutter Speed Mistakes

An integral part of exposure, shutter speed is easy to get wrong. While its counterparts – ISO and aperture – can be trickier, you’ll be surprised at how many opportunities there are to screw up shutter speed during a shot. What you have on your side, however, is that there aren’t as many factors in play with shutter speed, thus...

So You Want To Create More Intriguing Macro Photographs

They may be tiny, but don’t be mistaken, macros can be extremely powerful images! Macro photography can bring out the best in your subjects, and can be used to showcase even common elements in an entirely new light. Creating a great macro shot is more than just getting up close to your subject at hand; it’s about highlighting the...

What Is the Sunny 16 Rule All About in Photography

A long time ago, when cameras did not yet have all the technology they now possess – and when practically everything was done manually – the Sunny 16 Rule was every photographer’s best friend and constant companion. Nowadays, with our camera’s sophisticated metering systems, a lot of photographers seem to have forgotten about this rule. However, this does not...

Using Backlighting to Enhance Your Images

Backlighting, as the name suggests, is when the lighting is behind or in back of your subject. It’s the lighting that can be seen in portraits as rim lighting, softly illuminating hair and clothing, and helping to separate the subjects from the background. It can also be found in landscape images – as the sun setting behind a mountain, dipping...

How to Use Black and White Photography for Creative Social Campaigns

Simplicity in photography dictates that you have to take a simple picture that will speak to everyone who sees it. When it comes to social campaigns and product advertising, color is king. A great way to do that is making your images unique and your color choice intriguing. Black is a visually strong color. It speaks authority, power, and strength....