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How To Remove Glare From Glasses In Lightroom

You take the perfect photo of your friend or family member but something isn’t quite right…you look closer and you notice the glare on their …

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How To Focus In Macro Photography

You’re enjoying photography and have worked with your camera enough to be fairly proficient. The time has come to add a new lens to your …

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Photography Gear

Best Canon Lens For Family Portraits

Taking photos of family and friends is likely one of the reasons you are using a digital camera. Or perhaps you are hopeful about using …

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Photography Gear

Best Nikon Z Lenses For Portraits

The Mirrorless Nikon Z system is the latest and greatest from Nikon. With some incredible portrait features like eye autofocus, the Z system is ideal …

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Photography Gear

Best Nikon Lens For Family Portraits

The desire to capture moments in human history through portraiture has existed since early hominids drew stick figures on cave walls. Since the invention of …

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Photography Gear

Best Lens Filters (Top 2020 Recommended Filters)

You may think that filters are no longer necessary and that you can accomplish everything you need in your photo editing software. You’d be wrong. …

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Portrait

Using Flash Outdoors In Daylight

You may think that shooting outdoors means you have all the light you need and can leave the flash at home. I disagree. In fact, …

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Portrait

Camera Settings For Bright Sunlight

So you’ve just purchased your first DSLR camera and you’re headed out to the park, or the beach, or some other great outdoor spot to …

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Landscape

11 Winter Photography Tips

Winter is often a time when photographers stay inside. This is a big mistake. Winter can give you some of the most unique and beautiful …

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Portrait

Finding The Right Camera Settings For Group Photos

You may think group photos are the same as any normal portrait, just with more people. But as soon as you start adding more people …

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Photography Business

In Person Sales For The Professional Photographer

In-person sales (or IPS) is a business strategy for photographers where you set up a meeting with the client that takes place after the photo …

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Photography Business

SEO For Photographers (More Traffic…More Leads…More Revenue)

As a professional photographer, you always have to balance being an artist and being a business person. One of those “business-y” things that are often …

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Photo Editing

Converting A Photo From Day To Night (In Lightroom)

Night photography can be difficult.   Sometimes, there are areas of the photo that are just so dark that in order to expose them correctly, …

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Photo Editing

Dodge and Burn Portraits In Lightroom

Dodging and Burning is a phrase that comes from the darkroom days when photographers would either block the light or add more in specific areas …

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Photography Gear

Best Lens For Full Body Portraits

Full body portraits fall somewhere in between your more standard portraits and wider angle environmental portraits. This can be a tricky middle ground for lens …

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Family photograph during the fall illustrating how to get large groups in focus
Portrait

Shooting Group Shots With A 50mm Lens

Group shots can be tricky. In this post I’m going to show you how you can take pro quality group shots with a 50mm lens. …

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Photography Gear

Should I Use A Tripod For Portraits?

A tripod is one of those photography accessories that you never think about you need it. But when you are in a situation where you …

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Portrait

Using Off Camera Flash For Portraits (A Beginner’s Guide)

Do you look at professional portraits done with flash and wonder how they get that look? Just about every portrait photographer starts out taking natural …

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Portrait

How to Blur the Background in Photos (5 Effective Methods)

Photographers and viewers alike will commonly agree that photos with a sharply focused subject and a blurred background appear more professional than those where everything …

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Photo Editing

How To Install Lightroom Presets

How To Install Presets In Lightroom Classic NOTE: You can use the “Import” function within Lightroom Classic, but that will place all your individual presets …

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