How to Do Silhouette Photography

INTRODUCTION SILHOUETTE, THE ANCIENT ART Welcome photo ninja, to this not-so-secret guide on how to do silhouette photography. Silhouettes have been around way before photography, and arguably, first found on cave paintings. But I am pretty sure that our caveman ancestors did not call it “silhouette” back then. It is not until 1759 that silhouette was named after the French finance minister Étienne de Silhouette… in a bad way to depict cheaply made portrait outlines. Sorry France, but history is history. Read more of the story on Wikipedia if you want. Today, silhouette is a well known…

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Solving The Mystery of Exposure Triangle

INTRODUCTION WHAT THE HECK IS AN EXPOSURE TRIANGLE? Welcome photo ninja, to this guide on solving the mystery of exposure triangle in photography. I understand, almost everyone can’t wait to snap away with their new cameras… but just cannot get things right. A lot of the photos just turn out too bright or too dark. That was how I was as a beginner too, and I figured out that I needed to learn the basics. I looked at many tutorials online, and the exposure triangle was the first thing to pop out. It sounds…

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Top Tips on How to Edit Landscape Photos

INTRODUCTION UNLIMITED CREATIVITY! Welcome to my guide on how to edit landscape photos. I know, editing can be a difficult topic to get started with. As far as I know, there are no limits to creativity. There are endless ways to go about editing, and not a single “correct way” to get started. To top it up, there are a ton of editing bibles out there, and everyone has a different approach to editing. So this is what I will do instead – I will share my own editing process, and pack this guide full…

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Photography Lighting Basics and Tips

INTRODUCTION ALL ABOUT LIGHT Welcome to my guide on photography lighting basics. Lighting has always been the photographer’s best friend, and biggest bugbear. Use it right, you get an award winning photo. Get it wrong, hide that photo, and never let people set eyes on it. This guide will walk you through everything about light that is related to photography. It will explain things like shadows and highlights, the difference between blacks and whites, and also the laws of light. We will address all of these mysteries, and hopefully you will…

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Overcoming the photographer’s block

THE CREATIVE PAIN From time to time, authors hit the wall and suffer the writer’s block. Artists suffer the same block, not knowing what to draw next. So do photographers suffer from a photographer’s block? Well, as far as it goes, the answer is yes for me. I have at least hit the wall for a couple of times. I have watched a ton of YouTube tutorials, and still not know how to bring my photography to “the next level”. Tried a bunch of different things, and everything just seem to go wrong. There…

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How to Do Light Trail Photography

INTRODUCTION LIGHT TRAIL PHOTOGRAPHY IS FASCINATING Welcome to my humble guide on how to do light trail photography. Back when I started photography, light trail is one of the first subjects that fascinated me. To me, traditional photography has always been capturing “a frame of time” in a photograph… Then came along a “mysterious” photo with long silky light streaks. I had my moment of “how is this possible”, “that is an amazing photo”, and I never knew that photography could do something so interesting. I then started to dig around for…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

INTRODUCTION THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY Welcome to my humble guide on how to do levitation photography, where I will show you guys the magic to make people fly… or at least make it look like so. Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. We shall dive into five methods of doing levitation photography, and only one of them will involve Photoshop. So you purists don’t have to worry too much – this is 80% purist friendly and 4/5 Photoshop free guide. Some sugar added, but no preservatives. Now onto creating…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

INTRODUCTION REMOVING A STUCK LENS FILTER Help, my lens filter is stuck! Fear not. You are not alone, and this has been a common pain among photographers since the ancient days. To help you remove a stuck lens filter, I have compiled a few methods on how to remove stuck lens filter in this guide. Some of them I have tried and worked really well… and a few of them are just plain dumb. Try it at your own risk. 😛       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Methods that work…

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How to Start a Spanking Photography Blog

INTRODUCTION THE ROAD TO BLOGGING Welcome photographer ninja. I hear that you want to know how to start a photography blog – This guide will walk you through everything that you need to know. From how to setup a blog, to writing content, to generating traffic. I will also give you some ideas on how to monetize your blog, bring in some extra cash. So whenever you are ready – read on!       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview The game plan Section A Setting up the blog Section B Writing content Section C Generating…

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How to Choose a Camera Lens

INTRODUCTION WHICH CAMERA LENS IS SUPER EFFECTIVE? Welcome to my guide on how to choose a camera lens. There are hundreds are lenses in the world now – It is no wonder people get so lost in choosing a camera lens. Good for you rich people, you can just “gotta buy em all”. As for the rest of us poor folks, we have to choose one super effective lens, and stick with it for a long time. So this is what the guide is all about, helping you to choose a good lens. A small…

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