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Privacy Settings and Safety Tips for Using Flickr. BigHugeLabs: Do fun stuff with your photos. Photo Books, Photo Cards, Scrapbooks, Yearbooks and Calendars. Kizoa - Free Video Editor and Movie Maker. The Photography for Beginners Starter Kit with John Greengo. 15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl” Home - If You're Ever In... 8 Photography Cheat Sheets + 250 Links to Resources.

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8 Photography Cheat Sheets + 250 Links to Resources

I'd like to welcome you with some helpful cheat sheets that I believe will help save you time and money. You can save this to your computer or have it printed out. Personally, I have a copy sitting next to me and enjoy having the references available. At the end of the book there are pages of resources to help encourage you as you learn more about lightroom and expand upon your photography business. Thank you for being here! Photographer's Cheat Sheets Bundle includes: Sharper Photos in CameraCamera SettingsExposure ModesBacklight and SunlightSide Light and Front LightCloudy and ShadeBokehPhoto Basics250+ Tutorials, Blog Posts and Freebies! Laura owns Pretty Presets and is the co-founder of Rock The Shot Forum. 20+ Photography Tutorials to Help You Learn the Camera Basics. KelbyOne - A better way to learning Photoshop, Lightroom and Photography.

Digital Photography Review. Back button focus canon. Home - If You're Ever In... LensRentals.com - Rent Lenses and Cameras from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Leica, and more. 9 Top Photography Composition Rules You Need To Know. Here's 9 top photography composition rules for you to learn, shoot with then if you want to, break. 1.

9 Top Photography Composition Rules You Need To Know

Fill The Frame / Cropping If your shot is in danger of losing impact due to a busy background/surroundings, crop in tight around your main point of focus, eliminating the background so all attention falls on your main subject. This works particularly well with portraits when you're trying to capture something more intimate and focused or are shooting in a busy location where what's around them would just cause a distraction. Filling the frame could involve you capturing them from the waist up or for more impact, fill the frame with just their face. 2. Keep an eye on the edges of your frame to make sure the person/animal you're photographing hasn't had any of their body parts chopped off by it. 3. The most basic of all photography rules is all about dividing your shot into nine equal sections by a set of vertical and horizontal lines. 4. 5. 6. Photo by Rick Hanson. 7. So You Want to be a Photographer? I remember very clearly when I decided to become a photographer.

So You Want to be a Photographer?

I had been working as an aide at my children’s school and due to the state’s budget, cuts were being made. All aides were being laid off. I had been working 2 hours a day for the last 2 years and thought that this was my chance to finally be a photographer. After all, all of my friends wanted me to take pictures of their kids and I already owned a nice camera. How much work could there be to it? Wrong! In my experience, here is what made me a photographer: I shot in auto for the first 6 months of owning my business. Seek out other photographers.

Now let’s break it down: Be in control of your camera and master shooting in manual Value your time and yourself. Amy Phipps is the photographer behind On the Phippside Photography, located in Stockton, California. Visit her website. Laura owns Pretty Presets and is the co-founder of Rock The Shot Forum. How to get a blurred background from your dSLR's kit lens. There are plenty of good reasons to put down your smartphone or point-and-shoot and buy a digital SLR.

How to get a blurred background from your dSLR's kit lens

If, for you, it was because you drooled over food photography with a shallow depth of field or portraits where the subject is in sharp focus but the background is blurred, you may have immediately been disappointed by your shots and left wondering what you were doing wrong. The fact is the lens that comes with most dSLRs, aka the kit lens, isn't really your best option for achieving a shallow depth of field. Without getting into the technical details, cameras with large sensors, such as digital SLRs, are able to create more background blur than the much smaller sensors in an average point-and-shoot.

However, you'll also want to use a lens with a wide maximum aperture, something the typical kit lens just doesn't have. Turn Your Fridge into a Gallery Wall, Make Photo Magnet Mosaics! They say opposites attract. Big, boring fridge, meet cute magnetic photos. We think you’ll get along just fine! It’s time to spruce up that lonely appliance, sitting in the corner, begging for attention. Follow this tutorial for a step-by-step guide to make miniature works of art in the form of magnetic photo tiles. You can make a mosaic or a lovely grid of your favorite Instagram photos. Either way, you’ll make your other appliances envious and turn that big blank canvas of a fridge into a stunning gallery.

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