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Shooting in Ambient Light
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Shooting in Ambient Light

With the holiday season just around the corner, it is an ideal time to take a look at a few techniques to create better family photos with a minimal investment in time and equipment. An ambient light image shot at high ISO setting, slow shutter speed, to allow the use […]

Panning Photography by Kevin Pepper
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Panning Photography by Kevin Pepper

The skill of panning photography is going to take every ounce of patience you have. While the concept is simple, the execution can go wrong more times than it is successful.

Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela
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Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela

The Lesson: In this lesson, fine-art photographer Miss Aniela demonstrates how to create compelling fashion portraits using flash on location. This shoot took place in an abandoned building in Kent, England, with a model, hair stylist and assistant, and was shot with a Photoflex® TritonFlash™ Kit. The portraits were done primarily […]

Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"
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Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"

As a followup to the Ambient Light Article in the Winter 2011 issue of PHOTONews Magazine, we offer some help with changing the settings on your camera to maximize your shooting. Are you confused by some of the technical terms used in the Ambient Light article in the magazine? What […]

Photographing in the Fog
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Photographing in the Fog

I was on my way into work this morning and the fields and ponds were covered in a veil of fog. The clouds above were pink from the morning sun, the fall colours evident in the trees, and the landscape covered in a layer of white.

Gearing Up for Photo Adventures
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Gearing Up for Photo Adventures

As a professional photographer, I work with cameras and lighting every day. Corporate assignments, portraiture, weddings, Bar-Mitzvahs, commercial photography, schools – no subject is too complex – or too simple

DSLR Video Magic! by Michel Roy
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DSLR Video Magic! by Michel Roy

The new digital cameras offer the possibility to shoot video in HD – a fascinating addition to the capabilities of the DSLR concept – and for some people, the best reason to move up to the latest model. At first glance, it seems that DSLR video is as easy as […]

Painting with Light by Kevin Pepper
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Painting with Light by Kevin Pepper

I was exposed to this type of photography many years ago. The photograph I saw did not have a moving flashlight, or a spinning orb like they do today, but it did show the moon trail across the sky.

Gadgets for Outdoor Photographers
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Gadgets for Outdoor Photographers

As Photographers we tend to be a gadget-oriented group. We buy the latest and greatest advertised gadget, accessory, lens or camera with hopes that it will better our craft.

Long Exposure Landscape Photography
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Long Exposure Landscape Photography

The word Photography is derived from two Greek words; photo – meaning “light” and graphy – meaning “to draw”. Enter long exposure photography in the digital age, and what better way to allow the natural light to draw the scene before you.