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20 Invaluable Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer - Photography Tutorial

You’ve heard there is big money in wedding photography and you want a piece of the action. After all, it sounds like a good gig, right? Five hours of work one evening on a weekend and a $1000+ payday! What could be simpler?

Before the dreams of grandeur and big pay checks start clouding your vision, here are 20 tips we hope will help steer your growth so you are an asset to the happy couple entrusting you with their fond memories.

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The Magic of Wide Apertures: Technique, Lenses and Settings - Photography Tutorial

You’ve probably seen plenty photos taken with wide apertures. They are easy to recognize because of the shallow depth-of-field. Normally, these photos are taken with a prime lens.

But don’t think that you have to use a prime lens to get this effect. It certainly helps – but the world of wide aperture photography is open to everybody that owns a digital SLR, regardless of which lenses you have.

Today we’re going to dive into the technique, settings, different subjects, and available lenses for this type of photography.

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Aerial Shooting: Tips for Your First Flying Experience - Photography Tutorial

The objective of this tutorial is to provide some little tricks and advice to help you make the most of your first flying experience.

If you are planning to fly soon, whether it is for a trial flight in a small aircraft or maybe for an exploring flight in a helicopter, make sure to read these first. Hopefully these will ensure you will take off with the right equipment and the good tips to capture stunning photographs from above!

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Learn about the Lighting Techniques - Photography Tutorial

Photography is about light, and in fact, it can be defined as recording the light. Lighting is also one of the hardest things to get right in a photograph.

Therefore, to shoot images that stands out of the crowd, an understanding the light source is critical.

Photography lighting plays the major role to capture colors as well as to reveal form and texture in an image. Examining “day light” is a great way to understand certain characteristics of light: the hardness or the softness of the source, direction of light and visible colors.

Today's photography tutorial explains some of the things you need to know regarding this aspect of light.

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On Camera TTL Flash: Tips - Photography Tutorial

If you’ve bought a DSLR (digital SLR) hoping to take almost professional-looking pictures indoors, you’re halfway there. Just remember NOT to use the built-in flash that comes with your DSLR.

You might have also heard that a speedlight (external flash unit) will improve your pictures dramatically. Again, you’re halfway there.

The other half of the story is how you use these tools. They are not miracle machines, because you need to be able to use them correctly to get professional-looking results.

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Lighting for Dark Weddings Using an Off-Camera Soft Box - Photography Tutorial

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any photograph. This is especially true for wedding photography, where lighting can often be difficult to control.

In a church ceremony, for example, flash photography is usually prohibited, and the wedding photographer will have to rely upon their fast lenses and high ISO speeds to get the shot.

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Mistakes Digital Photographers Should Avoid - Photography Tutorial

It never ceases to amaze me the number of fuzzy, low resolution, badly exposed and composed photographs that people take. Whether they’ve all been brainwashed to need to click that button as fast as possible or are just finding the reality that few subjects sit still, i.e. children, too many people forget that the camera is a tool for them to capture their life’s moments.

This article explores five mistakes that every digital photographer can avoid.

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Track and Field Sports Shooting Tips - Photography Tutorial

Many photographers spend ages looking for inspiration for a subject to photograph. However with sports photography this changes to being very technically adept and trying to capture the decisive moment that shows the effort and emotion that goes into the physical struggle to be first past the line and the beating or peers.

The 12 guidelines here will help you improve your sports photography.

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The Complete Guide to Shooting Farming & Agriculture - Photography Tutorial

For many of us, trips to a farm can be few and far between. Someone who is extremely fond of long walks in the English countryside can often find himself coming across farmland that offers a wealth of photographic opportunities.

So with an awful lot of topics to cover, here are some tips on how to make the most of your next agricultural trip to the farm!

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How to Create a Beautiful Seascape in Thirty Seconds - Photography Tutorial

You may have noticed that there’s a trend at the moment for taking seascapes with long exposures. A quick search on Flickr reveals hundreds of beautiful seascapes, with amazing colours and inspired composition. Don’t be deterred by the quality of some of these photos – it’s not as difficult to take photos like these as you may think.

A lot of the work goes into the preparation – once you’re in place at the right time of day the photographic technique itself is quite easy. All you need to do is follow these simple steps and you will also be taking beautiful seascapes.

Tutorial Details

* Completion Time: A day by the sea
* Difficulty: Intermediate
* Requirements: Tripod, ND Filter, an SLR

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