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Intermediate Photography

Do you know your way around your camera? Are you feeling comfortable with the basics and can take some pretty good photographs? Well then, congratulations you are now an intermediate photographer!

Here, you will find everything you need to be inspired and start creating better images.

intermediate photography student laying on the ground to get the shotTake your photography from beginner to intermediate with our guides including:

  • Tips for editing in Lightroom
  • Improving your images with focal points
  • How to overcome fear in photography
  • Using shadows in your images
  • How to take more interesting pictures
  • Examples, tips, and practice to improve your photographs

In this intermediate photography section, you will find everything you need to improve your photography and start taking more professional looking photographs.

Not only will I help you to overcome some of your photography fears, but I’m going to guide you through framing, building composition and how to choose the perfect time of day to photograph outdoors.

In this article, whether you want to do real estate photography professionally or just take photos of your own home, you will get some tips to help you out. This article was graciously written by a member of the Digital Photo Mentor community, David Adshade. He shared some of his fantastic real estate images and I asked if he could give the rest of us some tips. Enjoy!

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.

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]

There's a lot of misconceptions and myths about using flash. That it's too hard or too expensive. In this article by Piet Van den Eynde, he will bust those myths and give you some tips to make flash easier for you to try.

If you're looking for a simple method for processing your RAW files here is an option you might want to check out. If you're already using Luminar, this is a good quick-start guide to help you navigate the options.

This is a step-by-step tutorial for doing exposure blending in Photoshop quickly and easily using s simple to follow technique. You will learn how to get the best, most natural looking final images possible when combining bracketed images.

Lightroom is an amazing piece of software. It can manage your digital assets, hence why it’s called a Digital Asset Manager (DAM), but as photo editing software, also provides you with powerful editing tools. Like so many others, I have my issues with the software, like with performance, for example. However, to this day I ... [Read more]

Here are 4 tips for creating depth and dimension in your images. Doing so will give them more interest and catch people's attention, getting you more "likes" and shares on your photos.

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