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There are many things about photography that are cut and dried, and others not so much. In fact, there are many heated debates to be had. In this article and video, I've shared 7 of my most unpopular opinions about photography. Do you agree or not?

Have you booked your next getaway? Looking to ensure you get some killer photographs to make your friends jealous? What better way to improve your photography education than by combining it with a vacation? Whether you are visiting an iconic city like New York or the barren landscape of the Moroccan desert. These 5 photography techniques, will ensure you not only get some ‘WOW’ shots but also help you to get a fresh perspective on some iconic landmarks.

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In this tutorial, I will go through the dos and don'ts of using your tripod so you can avoid making these 9 common tripod mistakes. Get tips for how to set it up properly, how to use it, and even how to carry your tripod and camera safely and comfortably - the pro way!

In this tripod review, I'll give you my thoughts on the TC2534 Carbon Fiber Tripod by K&F Concept. Coming in under $200, this is a good high-value option for your money.

Whether it's spring or fall where you live, you can learn and apply these 7 tips for better spring photography now and take your images up a level.

A famous photo of a child in a Carolina cotton mill by Lewis Hine in 1908

These 20 famous photographs are significant in history each for their own reason. Read to find out more about them and how photography has literally changed history in many cases.

Using flash can be one of the most challenging things to learn as a new photographer. Getting into off-camera flash can seem infinitely complicated and confusing but it's not really. I've found three good videos on this topic to help you out. In this first video, the photographer, Eric Rossi, goes over the gear you need ... [Read more]

Are you confused over the differences between crop sensor and full frame cameras? Have your eyes already glazed over? Here is an article to help beginner photographers understand this complex issue so you can get on with taking better photos.

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