Posts Tagged ‘Learning photography’

Take a Photography Challenge

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A photography challenge can be a great way to improve your photography skills. As well as this, it also keeps you motivated to keep photographing and improving your skills, so that you can complete the challenge. A specific challenge always works better as a motivator than a vague goal.

There are a wide variety of challenges you can set yourself to complete. Or if you're feeling brave, you might even let someone else set you a challenge. The challenge might just be a quick one, or you could decide on a longer term challenge. You might even decide for a long term challenge split into several shorter challenges to complete each week or day. It's completely up to you.

In this article we'll look at five different challenges you might want to set yourself. These are challenges that other photographers have tried, and found worked very well in broadening their horizons and improving their photography. So it's likely they will work well for you too.

Take a Photography Challenge

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April 24th, 2016 at 7:28 am

Five tips to improve your confidence as a Photographer

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Confidence as a photographer is important. If you're not confident, you can be worrying about getting the shot and whether other people will like your photos, rather than concentrating on the creative process. Whereas if you're confident, then your photography will be more stress free and enjoyable, which often also results in better images.

In this article we'll look five ways to help boost your confidence as a photographer, to keep you enjoying photography and improving your skills.

Five tips to improve your confidence as a Photographer

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November 22nd, 2015 at 5:53 pm

5 Tips For Better Landscape Photography

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Along with Portrait Photography, Landscape Photography is one of the most popular forms of photography. Capturing images that do the great outdoors justice can be difficult, but so long as you're willing to put a little work in, it's certainly not too difficult.

In this article I'll share five tips that will hopefully help you understand more about what it is that really makes a great landscape photo.

5 Tips For Better Landscape Photography

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July 26th, 2015 at 9:06 am

Teach Yourself Photography

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Photography is not something you can learn really quickly. Nor is it something you can ever really fully learn - it is a continual learning process.

But if you're just starting with photography, then it can certainly help to be pointed in the right direction as to what skills you should try and learn first. And that's what I hope to do in this article.

Teach Yourself Photography

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January 4th, 2015 at 8:16 pm

Action figure & toy models photography tips

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Action figure / toy photography is a relatively new genre of photography that has risen in popularity in recent years. Photos often feature well-known characters in unusual situations, or playing characters from different 'universes' off against one another.

In this article we'll look at why you might want to give action figure photography a try, the potential issues you'll come across and how to deal with them, and some tips for getting interesting and engaging photos.

Action figure & toy models photography tips

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10 things you can do to improve your photography today

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In this article I want to look at ten simple tips you can use to start improving your photography today. You don't need to wait for nice weather, you don't need any expensive equipment. You can start putting these tips into practice right now. So let's get to it!

10 things you can do to improve your photography today

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10 Steps to Better Photos

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Improving the results of your photography is much easier if you have a plan. Sure, you can grab your camera and get lots of practice without a real plan and you'll no doubt learn some things from the experience.

But if you know where to focus your efforts and the specific types of things that you can work on, your progress can happen much faster. In this article we'll take a look at 10 things you can do if you're interested in improving your own photography skills.

10 Steps to Better Photos

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Written by Marc Andre

December 22nd, 2013 at 12:01 pm

5 Photo Projects To Improve Your Photo Skills

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As humans, it is only natural that we sometimes find ourselves in a rut. These ruts aren't limited to our day-to-day lives and can often crop up in our hobbies. Even the most passionate photographers find themselves in a loop now and again, and when these situations arise it is important we rise to the challenge and force ourselves out of our comfort zones with interesting projects. Here are five great ways to breathe new life into your photography

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October 20th, 2011 at 9:04 am

Photography Basics – The Background

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One of the most important elements of a photograph is often the one that is the most frequently overlooked. The background of an image can do many things - it can help establish context for the image, add emotion or feeling and strengthen the narrative of the picture. When taking pictures, it's important to know how your background will impact your picture and how you can use it to your advantage.

Niger Portrait
Niger Portrait by etrenard on flickr (licensed CC-BY-SA)

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Digital Schools For Photography – How To Choose The Right One?

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Author: TobiK

Digital schools for photography are emerging each day with various fee structure and courses. Earlier, photography was not a profession for everyone due to the huge expenses allied with films and its processing.

There was not a huge market to sell someone's photographs but today, clicking and sharing your photographs with the world just requires a good digital camera and a personal computer. Photography has stretched out into several streams and the equipments used in the photography industry are constantly changing.

Nokia exec says cameraphones in future will make DSLR's obsolete
Nokia exec says cameraphones in future will make DSLR's obsolete by Mark Guim on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

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January 14th, 2011 at 12:54 pm