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Beginning Nature and Wildlife Photography

Photographing nature and wildlife can be the most challenging and most rewarding branches of photography. There is nothing like being hunkered down behind a bush for hours waiting for a bear to cross your path as you listen to the chattering of the squirrels, singing of the birds, and just breathing in the moment. However, there is an awful lot that happens even before you find yourself in that exact bush, at that moment, waiting hours for a bear. You’re not just going to sit down behind a random bush hoping a bear is going to cross your path – well, you could but if you did so you’d probably be less likely to glimpse a bear. Beginning Wildlife Photography...

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Tips for Fantastic Flower Photography

Spring is a gorgeous season to go out and make new beautiful photos. It’s all about colours and lots of daylight. What could be better for a photographer than digging into flower photography and green grass that can be captured through the lens?   In this article, we have collected the best tips for flower photography that will come in handy for both a newbie and a Pro. After reading this guide, you’ll get some new spring photography ideas; get a better grip on what angle to choose, and what techniques to keep in mind before clicking the shutter. Tips for Improving Your Flower Photography 1. Get Prepared First things first, you need to get all your gear together, choose a...

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Best Tips And Ideas For Underwater Photography

Basic Underwater Photography Tips These are the “traditional” underwater photography tips everyone should know.Get close to your subject – preferably within 12 inches. Water reduces color, contrast, and sharpness.Make sure your camera flash is turned on, preferable in “forced flash mode.”For best composition – get low, shoot at an upwards angle, don’t center the subject, try to fill your frame with the subject. Don’t shoot “down” at the subject. Make sure the subject’s eyes are in focus.Get your diving skills down before you start using a camera underwater.Practice topside with your camera inside the housing. Try taking close-ups of flowers and household objects.To minimise back scatter, buy an external strobe/flash and position it away from your underwater camera housing. Set...

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How to do levitation photography

As a part of a personal 50/50 project (a photo a day for 50 days with a 50mm lens), I tried my first attempts at levitation photography and had a lot of fun doing it. This tutorial will walk you through the best methods to make a surreal levitation portrait; only a pinch of magic required. Introduction I think that creating a surreal portrait exemplifies the creative process. The entire experience, from planning to set up to shooting to processing, is a slow and methodical creative endeavour. When you have the intention of creating something surreal, all the constraints and bounds on your creativity are loosened. With such loose constraints, you are limited only by your imagination and your results...

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