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How to Take the Perfect Portrait Using Natural Light

I love natural light. I would shoot exclusively with natural light if these dark and dreary Canadian winters would allow it. There are times when I’m forced to pull out my studio lights and brighten a scene, even though I’d rather not. I’m one of those photographers lucky enough to have a nine-foot window in…

How To Capture Forest Photographs

Photographing the woods, or the forest, sounds a little intimidating; probably because the first thing that comes to your mind is the vastness of the location. But, a lot of photographers will actually prefer big spaces over confined areas with limited views. The forest is a mysterious, majestic, and versatile subject. There are a lot…

Tips for Improving Your Cat Photography Skills

Many of us are cat lovers. These little felines have beauty and personality that make them great photography models. I used to live in a town full of cats. As a photographer, this meant I photographed many cats and learnt a great about cat photography. I ended up taking cat photos almost every day. Cat…

How to Shoot Daytime Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography captures time passing within a frame. With this technique, you can create a world we don’t usually see. Clouds smear, the water turns to glass, and crowds of people disappear as if by magic. In this article, I’ll take you through the steps for capturing daytime long exposure photography. What Is Long Exposure…

4 Ways To Improve Your Photography

What’s one thing all great stories have in common? Great stories are interesting, right? With photography, it’s no different. The best photos are the ones that grab your attention and hold your interest for a while. Some even make you wonder. You can’t help but ask “What happens next?” We’ve all seen those amazing photos…

A Beginner’s Guide to Selling Used Lenses

There’s a lot to love about photography; I don’t think anyone would argue with that. No matter if you love macro or landscapes, portraits or street or something in between, photography is just plain fun. But if you ask me, there’s something else about photography that’s pretty great – you can sell your used gear.…

How to Take Your Photos to the Next Level

All of us want to take better photos. That’s a given, even for people that to the rest of us are at the pinnacle of creating incredible images. But when you’re a beginner, getting to that place where you say, “Wow, I just created a great shot!” can be a bit on the daunting side.…