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7 Tips and Tricks for Nikon Cameras

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Photographer Steve Perry‘s most popular video ever was his “7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters.” Now he’s back again with 7 more camera tricks that can help improve your shooting style and workflow. Here’s a rundown of the 7 tips (watch the video for more a closer look at ...

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Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

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Do you often struggle when posing newlyweds, not knowing what to do next? Shooting under pressure, you then ask the couple to kiss while neglecting their body positioning, posture, hand movement and facial expression. The ingredients to a good portrait include: quality of light, composition, exposure and a flattering pose. ...

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How to Shoot and Edit Beer Can Photos

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Here’s a 6-minute video from Andrew Mikhaylov that looks at how you can easily shoot beer can photos using 4 light sources for that signatory reflection on the can. First off, the most important thing is to make sure your beer can is completely straight from the point of view of your ...

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The Problem of Color Contamination in Photography

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Whether you’re aware of the correct terminology or not, you have likely experienced color contamination happening in your photographs already. Put simply, color contamination is when one color is affected by the presence of another color in close proximity. For example, if you’re photographing two friends side by side, one ...

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5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish

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Photographer and Profoto Legend of Light Miguel Quiles made this 7-minute video in which he shares 5 different ways he likes to use a beauty dish for portrait lighting. Here’s a quick overview of the techniques discussed and example photos with each. 1. Clamshell setup without diffusion Using the Profoto B1 with ...

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