Natural Light Photography for Beginners

INTRODUCTION A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON SUNLIGHT Welcome back to the lighting basics tutorial series, and in this one, we shall talk about natural light photography. I am sure that almost all of us see sunlight every single day (unless you are some sort of caveman or vampire), but how much do we really understand about sunlight in terms of photography? I am pretty sure that most “normal” people won’t even bat an eyelid on how sunlight changes at different times. But as a photographer, we need to understand that and make…

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Photography Jobs Online Review – Too Good to be True?

INTRODUCTION LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE Welcome to my photography jobs online review, which can be found at photography-jobs.net. I am not going to beat around the bush with this one – Be warned. This is a bad program, and it is a negative review that I am going to write. Just why is this a scam? What is so bad about it that has earned my distaste? Read on to find out.       OUTLINE THE OVERVIEW Website: photography-jobs.net Price: 7 days trial at $1, after which, $27 monthly Earnings…

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One Light Photography: Single Light to Rule Them All

INTRODUCTION ONE IS GOOD ENOUGH Welcome to another part of the photography lighting tutorial series, One Light Photography. A single flash is where most people get started with their journey into flash photography, but yet commonly fail to produce good photos. Some beginners then start to think that they need more lights to produce good photos… when they have not even mastered a single flash. So in this guide, we will dive into the practical tips that we missed in the previous session – How to use one light to produce…

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Flash Photography Basics: The Beginners Guide

INTRODUCTION LOST IN LIGHTING? Welcome to another of the photography lighting tutorial series – flash photography basics. This guide is specially dedicated to helping people know more about their flash equipment. By the end of this tutorial, you should know on-camera, off-camera flash, the manual and TTL modes, as well as to stop flashing people in the face.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Flash ABC Section B Recommendations Section C On-Camera Flash Section D Flash Modifiers Section E Off-Camera Flash Section F Quick Tips Closing What Next?     SECTION…

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The Basic Rules of Lighting in Photography

INTRODUCTION DON’T SKIP THE BASICS! Welcome to part 1 of the photography lighting tutorial series – rules of lighting in photography. Lighting has always been the photographer’s best friend and biggest bugbear. Use it right, you get an award-winning photo. Get it wrong, just hide that photo, and never let people set eyes on it. This first tutorial will run through the basic laws of light that are related to photography, which some of you guys may think is boring. But don’t skip it, or you will be left in the dark forever.…

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Fro Knows Photo Go Above And Beyond Auto Review

INTRODUCTION FRO HAS TRAINING LESSONS Welcome to my review of the Fro Knows Photo Go Above and Beyond Auto video course, and this is one long 3 hours video meant to help the beginners. As a rather advanced photographer myself, I would never have bought a beginner’s course. But nonetheless, I still got it out of curiosity, and because it’s by the Fro. For you guys who are already familiar with Jared Polin, AKA the FRO, you might be surprised to learn that he actually offers a few paid video courses……

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Studio Lighting Basics: An In-depth Guide

INTRODUCTION ADVANCED LIGHTING NINJA Welcome back to the photography lighting tutorial series, and in this one, we talk about Studio Lighting Basics. In this guide, we will run through the common studio lighting setup, and learn how to deal with multiple lighting. Congratulations on coming this far, but be warned though, this guide is slightly on the advanced side. So if you have not gone through the previous tutorials of this series, it’s time to revisit those before you crash into this one.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section…

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Photography Basics #9 : Camera Burst Shot & Bracketing Photography

INTRODUCTION FAST AND FURIOUS Welcome to part 9 of the beginner series – camera burst shots and bracketing-photography. This will be last of the beginner series, and it will be fast and furious. In this guide, we will be touching on how to photograph the fast-moving subjects using burst (continuous) shots. We shall also discuss bracketing, and how it is good for the lazy graphers.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Burst Shots Section B Bracketing Closing Shoot On!     SECTION A BURST SHOTS Back in the film…

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Photography Basics #8 : White Balance

INTRODUCTION WHITE BALANCE DOES NOT MAKE SENSE Welcome to part 8 of the beginner series – white balance. When I first started photography and heard about white balance, it was one of those things that totally did not make any sense. How do you balance white? How do you balance color? What is there to balance? As things turn out, everything about it does make sense, and it is important if you want color accurate photos. So if you want to make better photos, read on. Don’t worry, this is…

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Photography Basics #7 : Solving The Mystery of Exposure Triangle

INTRODUCTION WHAT THE HECK IS AN EXPOSURE TRIANGLE? Welcome beginner photo ninja, to this guide on solving the mystery of what is exposure triangle in photography. I understand, most people can’t wait to snap away with their new cameras – But just can’t get things right with photos that are too bright or too dark. That was how I was as a beginner too, and I figured that the basics are necessary for epic photos. I then looked at many tutorials online, and the exposure triangle was the first thing to…

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