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How to Prepare the Photographer for Photo Competitions

Photo competitions are a good way to get your photos out there and become more than a hobbyist. Even if you don’t win, which will probably happen in the beginning, you can prepare for enrolling, evaluate the competition, and maybe receive feedback. The process helps you move from the ‘I sometimes take pictures’ mindset to the ‘I am a photographer’ …

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The Power of Color Red in Photography

Nature offers a broad color palette that influences our actions, moods, and emotions. Some colors are soothing and relaxing, while others catch our attention and raise our adrenaline levels. Because nature is the best at balance, mellow colors are in large proportions, and strong colors are in small proportions. The color red is in the latter category. You can find …

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Top Five Reasons to Buy a Fujifilm X-T5

The Fujifilm X-T5 camera is popular for photographers who want a compact, versatile camera that delivers high-quality images. Here are the top five reasons to consider buying a Fujifilm X-T5 camera: Top Five: Conclusion In summary, the Fujifilm X-T5 camera is an excellent choice for photographers and videographers who want a compact and versatile camera that delivers exceptional image quality, …

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Mushroom Photography Tips

It’s that wonderful time of the year when autumn colors fill our hearts and memory cards. But autumn has much more to offer than colorful foliage, spectacular blue skies, and soft golden light. An entire world comes to life deep into the forest. Autumn is the season of mushrooms and, therefore, the best time for mushroom photography. Mushroom photography includes …

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Asymmetrical Balance in Photography

What makes a good photograph? An interesting subject matter that no one has seen from this perspective before? A powerful narrative line that carries a meaningful message? The quality of the image, the accuracy of colors, and the beauty of the aesthetic? Actually, it is all these and something more. A good photo composition needs balance. And if you only …

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Showcase Your Photo Portfolio Online

Nowadays, it’s easier than ever to showcase photographs and reach a large audience. You can use your preferred social media channel or a dedicated photo-sharing website. However, everybody can do it because uploading and sharing images with the world is so easy. And the competition is fierce. Excellent photographs often get lost in the crowd because the photographer doesn’t know …

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How to Use Lightroom Presets

Almost all photographs require some editing, even if it’s just for making subtle adjustments no one except the photographer will notice. And editing can take a lot of time and energy. That’s why creating an editing routine and using as many automated tools as possible increase your efficiency and help you create a cohesive body of work. Here is where …

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What is a Speedlight (or Speedlite)?

The photo accessory world seems endless to a beginner in photography. “What gear should I have?” is a question that haunts many of us for a good reason. No one wants to miss the perfect shot because they lack a small piece of equipment. However, there is a thin line between having the right gear and having too much gear. …

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Viva Magenta – Pantone Color of the Year 2023 in Photography

Viva Magenta is the color of the year 2023. Pantone describes it as “brave and fearless, and a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.” Viva Magenta is inspired by nature as it has its roots in the red of cochineal, one of the most precious natural dyes. In previous years, other powerful …

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Get Super Sharp Photos Every Time

I always think about four different things or scenarios to set up my shots. The first two of those are settings, shutter speed, and focus. The other two things are whether the subject is moving or still. When you consider these four things and apply the rules that accompany each, the image will be sharp. These four things will begin …