Weekly Photo Project: Shoot 16:9 format images

We see 16:9 format images all the time because most modern TVs have that aspect ratio. Our cameras, however, have sensors with an aspect ratio of 3:2 or 4:3 and naturally the vast majority of images are shot with those formats in mind. So for this week’s photography project we’d like you to shoot, or [...]

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5 Christmas photo ideas for creative photographers

Depending on what kind of photographs you like to take, Christmas is either replete with opportunity or a time to hang up the camera and work on your website. Even if you consider yourself more of a spring or summer photographer, however, Christmas offers lots photographic possibilities. Here are some ideas to get the creative [...]

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4 ways to get a studio look without a photo studio

1. Find some space Many top professional photographers have large studios with a changing room for models, high ceilings and fixing points for high-level lights, but almost any room can be used as a photographic studio. Taking full length portraits requires a lot more space than a head shot or a still life scene, so [...]

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6 great photo projects you can do without leaving your home

Let’s face it, there are times you probably don’t feel like getting up at stupid o’clock or braving biblical weather to go out and take photos. Rather than beating yourself up for being lazy or a wuss, why not channel some of that creative energy into getting some great shots around the house or garden. [...]

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