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5 Tips for Better Parade Photos

Since it’s the season for parades, I want to give you some quick tips and ideas for shooting better, more interesting parade photos. I recommend using a telephoto lens because it allows you to make the subject stand out more. You can zoom in when you’re not able to get too close and you can […]

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Abstract Photography Ideas

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ve probably noticed that I spent a lot time talking about photography rules, what to do and what not to do when taking pictures. Sometimes breaking these rules and letting your creativity run wild really pays off. There is no clear definition of abstract photography so I am not […]

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How to Avoid Blurry Photos

If a photo is out of focus, delete it immediately – unless you purposely took it that way. There is not much you can do. Turning it black and white, adding film grain or other presets will not help much with a blurry photo; it’s not worth your time. The main reason why your photos […]

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All You Need to Know About ISO

What is ISO in photography? Do I still have to worry about ISO? Wasn’t that just in the film days? I know it can be a little confusing, but I will try to simplify it a bit. Here are to 3 things you should know about ISO. Hopefully you’ll understand why it’s still important in […]

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Blizzapocalypse 2015

How many of you didn’t hear about the Blizzard of 2015, a.k.a. Juno? Raise your hand if you didn’t. I don’t see many hands and I think I know why. Maybe because it was so well covered by the media. Minute by minute, wind gust by wind gust, snow flake by snow flake. This storm […]

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How to Use Negative Space in Your Photos

Although I’ve talked about negative space in previous posts, I’d like to expand a bit. I am hoping that this will help when you frame your shots. What is negative space in photography? It’s the area that surrounds your subject in the photo. It’s also known as white space. Like many other photography concepts, this […]

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