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This is the Mother of All Selfie Sticks

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When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a photography template can be very beneficial and help improve the overall performance. Kodak made what was probably the most popular (and unexpected) photography announcement of CES: the company is bringing back the beloved Ektachrome film ...

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How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

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When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a photography template can be very beneficial and help improve the overall performance. By photography template I mean pre-defined, well-known and efficient photography composition templates that are recurrent and relevant in photography, and fit popular “good ...

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Optical Slaves and Why They Belong in Your Camera Bag

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There are unfortunately times when technology just lets us down. It’s not always because it inevitably breaks either: sometimes it is simply because every piece of gear has its strengths and weaknesses, and flash triggers are no exception. Most of the time we simply use a radio trigger to fire ...

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How to Add Warmth Back to Skin with Photoshop

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A lot of the time when we’re shooting with flash photography in a big white studio, our portrait images can appear a little stark or cold. This quick fix in Photoshop takes less than two minutes to do but can add a lot of warmth and life back to our ...

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How to Create Realistic Jedi Levitation Portraits

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Kodak made what was probably the most popular (and unexpected) photography announcement of CES: the company is bringing back the beloved Ektachrome film stock. But Ektachrome might only be the beginning. According to Kodak CMO Steven Overman, Kodachrome might come back next! When I was 20, I was dissatisfied with ...

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A DIY Camera Rig for Snowflake Photos

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Looking for a great winter photography project? How about snowflakes? If you live in the Northern tier of states I promise you will have plenty of subjects to shoot. My snowflake photography setup is based on a system initially designed by Professor Ken Libberecht, a great snowflake photographer — from ...

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