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Understanding & Using Ansel Adam's Zone System - Photography Tutorial

The Zone System is a technique that was formulated by Ansel Adams and Fred Archer back in the 1930′s. It is an approach to a standardized way of working that guarantees a correct exposure in every situation, even in the trickiest lighting conditions such as back lighting, extreme difference between light and shadow areas of a scene, and many similar conditions that are most likely going to throw off your camera’s metering giving you a completely incorrect exposure.

Today we’re going to explore this system, and investigate how it can help you with your photography!

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Shooting an Amazing Product Photo that Tells a Story - Photography Tutorial

In the United States, around $400 billion is spent on advertising each year. That’s "billion" with a "b". A slice of that goes to producing photos for those advertisements.

Commercial photographers can make a career out of shooting objects for advertisements, and in this tutorial, we'll walk you through the process. We'll explain how to decide about props, setting, lighting and toning. Mastering the "product shot" could lead to your next six-figure income (or maybe just some great eBay auctions) – either way it will be fun.

Tutorial Details

* Completion Time: 2-3 Hours
* Difficulty: Advanced
* Requirements: A product, props, various lights, and a good imagination!



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The Rule of Thirds - Photography Tutorial

Good photography requires a combination of technical expertise as well as artistic creativity. Unfortunately, the rise of digital technology has focused the attention of many beginners on the purely technical aspects of photography.

All too often, the artistic side of photography is neglected.

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Equipment for Nightclub Shooting - Photography Tutorial

You don't need fancy, high end, expensive equipment for nightclub photography. Any decent prosumer level DSLR kit and a flashgun thats fully compatible with the camera body and supports i TTL (Nikon) or E TTL (Canon) modes will do.

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Tips for Using ISO Settings - Photography Tutorial

When you as a photographer – amateur or professional, analog or digital – practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted with the three letters ISO.If the camera does not get enough light onto the sensor or film, the images will be too dark.

To correct this you can set a higher value on the ISO. All photographers are dependent on light and lighting conditions can be very variable at different locations or times of day. The ISO value is for that reason an important tool that allows the photographer to be able to work effectively in many different lighting conditions.

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Exposure Compensation and Metering Modes - Photography Tutorial

Exposure compensation is what you can do to override the exposure settings set by the camera’s metering system.

Assuming you have set the ISO to a specific level, eg. ISO 100, the metering system in your camera measures the amount of light in the photo and tells you the aperture and shutter speed needed for a correct exposure.

There are usually 3 types of metering methods used in today’s DSLR cameras and we are going to tell you more about it in this tutorial.

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Tips and Tricks for Better Portraits - Photography Tutorial

We love to look at stunning portraits.

The subject may be our friend, family member, a model, or a perfect stranger. A well taken portrait tells us stories, creates some mystery or brings out some memories. Good portraits also reveal the true personality of someone. So how does a photographer capture a good portrait? Here are some tips and tricks.

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Bird Shooting Tips on a Budget - Photography Tutorial

What puts off most people from starting a hobby such as bird and wildlife photography? it's simply the cost.
This tutorial/article will teach you how to manage your funds way better, when it comes to bird photography.

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Painting with Light: How to Add Interest to Landscapes - Photography Tutorial

Today's topic is "painting with light" and you shall learn how to add a lot more interest to your photos.

Stay tuned!


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Night Shooting Tips and Techniques - Photography Tutorial

Whether you’re using an expensive SLR, a digital point-and-shoot camera, or a cell phone, you’ll take much better photos when you learn more about lighting and your camera.

Taking photos with a flash often gives ugly results. Washed-out, flat, phony-looking faces with monstrous makeup can ruin your memories of any special occasion. Everything else is so dark it’s useless. Here’s how to take great, natural-looking portraits and photos in low or very low light.

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