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Star Trail Shooting Tips - Photography Tutorial

One of the photography lessons we teach is a lesson on night photography, especifically shooting the stars.

There are two essentials to know before going out to shoot stars your first time and we will discuss them in this tutorial.

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Ignoring the Rule-of-Thirds - Photography Tutorial

The danger of the rule-of-thirds is that it makes photos look formulaic. It works sometimes, but not all the time – and when it does work it seems to me to be more through good fortune than anything else.

You could pick any spot at random within the frame and sooner or later you will find a good photo with a focal point at that spot. That doesn’t mean that every photo should be composed the same way, and it doesn’t make it a rule.

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HDR Shots: RAW or JPEG Format? - Photography Tutorial

Many people argue that RAW is superior to JPEG in that it captures a significantly wider dynamic range, a fact quite true for single image photography. When it comes to creating HDR images, however, JPEG is the virtual equal of RAW.

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How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera - Photography Tutorial

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. In fact, this special setting allows infinitely longs exposures to be made. This is the Bulb setting, or Bulb exposure mode.

Today's tutorial will get into detail and teach you more about it.

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Camera Tripod Head Types - Photography Tutorial

The one camera accessory which provides great stability and leveled height to each shoot would be those of camera tripods.

This piece of photography accessory is being produced by a number of companies. These come in a variety of designs, features and other forms of utility. To a great number of photographers, this can be considered to be quite essential. And finding the correct one is a very crucial step to make.

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How to Use Aperture and F-Stops - Photography Tutorial

What is the aperture of our cameras? What is the use of setting a large or small one?

Let’s dive into those mysterious numbers and find out what they mean. Think of the aperture as the opening of your lens. Light arrives and its photons are focused onto the sensor by the lens. The incoming analog signal gets then translated into digital numbers and written on the memory card.

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Aliasing Explained - Photography Tutorial

If there’s one thing that digital photography has no shortage of, it’s confusing vocabulary words.

Aliasing, which is a common word in the world of digital everything (video games, CGI, photography), is one of those words that everyone has heard, but may not quite understand. And the anti-aliasing feature found on many digital cameras doesn’t do much to explain why you should use it.

Not to worry though, for anti-aliasing is no where near as complicated as it may sound.

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A Crash Course Guide to DSLR - Photography Tutorial

So, you’ve got a fancy new DSLR camera, eh? You’re really excited! It probably cost a small fortune. It’s gotta be good, right? It better be good, right? Maybe you’re having a ton of fun with your new camera and you’re getting great results out of the box. If so, that’s awesome, good for you! This guide should help you get even better results in a very short time.

On the other hand, as a new DSLR user you may either have a hard time using all the buttons and knobs on your new camera, or you may just not be getting the results you had hoped (and paid!) for.

Well, you’re in luck — DSLR’s are absolutely fantastic pieces of machinery, and they can really help you unleash your creativity on your photos. And — better yet — we've got a brief, no nonsense guide on how to work that fancy device. Now, get your camera out of Auto mode and get ready to learn!

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8 Great Tips for Photographing Animals - Photography Tutorial

Animals can be an incredible photography subject. Everything from the sleekest of birds through to the tallest of giraffes can present you with the most stunning photo opportunities.

Due to their unpredictable nature though, animals (especially the exotic sort) can be incredibly hard to photograph. Here are a few tips to help you out whether you’re on a safari or in your own backyard.

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Tips to Protect your Digital SLR Camera from Danger - Photography Tutorial

There are 4 things that you have to be on the lookout for in order to keep your DSLR away from danger. These elements are sand, water, heat, sunscreen and dust.

What are the signs that’ll tell you your DSLR has already come into contact with any of the 4 elements? How can you solve it? Most importantly, how to avoid ever letting your DSLR get exposed to these 4 things?

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