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How To Diffuse Your Pop-Up Flash with a Fong Puffer - Photography Tutorial

Don’t you just hate that little pop-up flash on your camera? Harsh shadows, blown highlights, ugly photos; no fun at all! If only there were a way to turn this little flash into something that you could actually use without being embarrassed of the results.

Today we’re going to take a look at a product that promises to do just that: The Gary Fong Pop-Up Flash Diffuser. We’ll discuss pricing and setup and take some test shots to see if it actually makes good on its promise.

Tutorial Details

* Completion Time: A Few Hours
* Difficulty: Intermediate
* Requirements: Digital SLR with Pop-Up Flash, and a Fong Puffer



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Step By Step: Shooting the Perfect Model Head Shot - Photography Tutorial

Like making a perfect omelette, taking a perfect head shot for a modeling portfolio is a simple process. Yet, it’s all the small details that go into the seemingly easy process that make the final product so stunning (or in the case of the omelette, delicious).

Today we’re going to break down taking the perfect studio modeling head shot, so you can nail it every time.

Tutorial Details:

* Completion Time: 3-4 Hours
* Difficulty: Advanced
* Requirements: Two lights, make-up, and a model

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Insects - Make Them Look Stunning - Photography Tutorial

Why photograph insects? Because:

* 75% of living creatures on the planets fall into the insect category
* They can often be fascinating subjects with great natural beauty
* The “ugh” factor the insects inspire in most people prevents us from having a close up look at the real thing.


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Camera Sensor and Lens Feature Explanations - Photography Tutorial

It has become commonplace to hear about the new camera release from one of the top brands, boasting about their new 22,24 or 28 mega pixel sensor. It is a never ending race that keeps the customer gasping for breath, and with a hole in the wallet.

The reality is that the mega pixels of digital camera were never that important and much less so today.

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How to Take Indoor Portrait Photos - Photography Tutorial

One of the best kinds of light to use in portrait and still life photography is soft diffused window light. Look for a window where indirect light comes in and diffuses throughout the room.

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How to Take Better Pictures - for Beginners - Photography Tutorial

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their camera.

Let's get down to the business of this article: First we’d like to discuss the use of the camera and its various controls. We are going to focus on the single lens reflex style of digital camera. In the old days before many digital cameras were around, many film cameras had a dial or turn knob usually on the top right hand side of the camera when viewing from the back of the camera to set both the (ISO ) and the shutter speed.

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Role of Light and Illumination - Photography Tutorial

Light and illumination are the basics of photography. The very word "photography" comes from two Greek words, phos meaning light, and graphis meaning drawing. Hence, photography can be described as “drawing with light”.

As we start the lesson, we want to wish you a pleasant and illuminating session!

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Capturing Dramatic Fireworks - Photography Tutorial

One of the many things we all go to see during our national holidays, as well as at many other special events, are the big fireworks displays. Even though it may be pitch black out, there is no real need for special equipment to shoot fireworks.

This tutorial will guide you through what you need to know about photographic these amazing lights.

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Tips for Black and White Shots - Photography Tutorial

You might be one of those photographers who decide to convert a photo to black and white in post production. Trying if it "works" for a photo you took without thinking about black and white at the time.

Nothing wrong with that, but have you ever tried to go out and shoot specifically with a black and white photo in mind? It’s worth doing so and I’d like to give you some tips for when you do.



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Photographing a Wildebeest Migration - Photography Tutorial

As wildlife photographers, finding new ways to portray well-covered natural phenomena is often one of the biggest challenges we face. We recently visited the Serengeti in Tanzania for the annual wildebeest migration and coming up with a new way to portray this incredible event was our primary objective.


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