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4 Weeks to Better Photography Online Course

Learn the skills to take better photos in this online photography course that walks you step by step through everything you need to know about your camera and getting better shots.

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Natural Light & Off Camera Flash Portrait Lighting Course

For beginner to intermediate photographers who want to learn the skills required for portrait photography using natural light and off camera flash.

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Watch a 19 minute sample lesson from the course on lighting patterns for portraits.

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From the blog

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See some of my images from a recent NYC photo walk and how you can apply these tips to your own city photos to capture the heart of the city wherever you are.

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Challenge yourself this month to shoot wide opened, or with an extra large aperture. Enclosed are some tips for success and subject ideas. So get out of the rut of doing the same thing all the time, and try this if you normally shoot at f/8 or smaller apertures. See how creative you can get with it.

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Are you guilty of these 7 processing sins that might be ruining your photographs? Read this and find the solution, which is often moderation. Add your own thoughts in the comments.

Top 14 People Photography Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Beginners often make these 14 common people photography mistakes. See if you are guilty of any of these, and get tips on how to avoid them by reading this article.