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Developing Your Photographic Style


Defining your style is one of the, if not the, most difficult and time-consuming aspects of photography. It takes many people years or even decades of shooting before they really start to narrow down their photographic style. Today I am going to try and speed you up past all that ...

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17 Lighting Recipes to Keep in Mind for Portrait Photos


At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, Easy, Awesome Lighting Recipes.” Dayley shares 17 lighting ideas you can keep in mind on any portrait shoot using a memorization story. The story is a strange tale ...

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Rare Photos of a Shark Feeding Frenzy


National Geographic contributing photographer Laurent Ballesta was diving in the waters of French Polynesia when he finally saw a sight that he had been working for the last four years to capture: a shark feeding frenzy in the midst of breeding groupers. During the event, male grouper fish, which are ...

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Photos of Loneliness in New York City


Photographer Luc Kordas first moved from Europe to New York City in 2014 after living in six different countries in six different years. Since then, he has made his living as a photographer while doing street photography for himself. And one of the recurring subjects he has captured is the ...

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The Photographer’s Travel Camera


Ever taken professional camera equipment on vacation and left with too many memories of setting up tripods or staring at screens? Well, I have. I’ve also traveled and taken no pictures at all – only to regret that as well. In searching for the perfect travel camera, I considered two ...

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Photo of Man on Fire Wins World Press Photo of the Year


Venezuelan photographer Ronald Schemidt has just been awarded the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year prize in 2018 for his striking photo of a Venezuelan man on fire during violent clashes with riot police. The photo, titled “Venezuela Crisis,” was one of 6 finalists that were named back in ...

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