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Photography tips for photographers of all skill levels

I write articles on topics as diverse as night photography, travel photography, portrait photography, street and even macro photography, or curate the highest quality content from photographers I know personally.

photography tips, tutorials and guidesPhotography tips for anyone who’s looking to improve their skills in photography.

Other readers such as yourself find my monthly photography challenges gets them out using their camera and practicing the tips their learning.

You’ll learn to get better and better shots each month.

These photography tips will get you closer to getting those “WOW” moments from your friends and family when you show them your photos.

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Any one of these photography tips could help you take your shots to the next level. From how to use your lens, off camera flash tips or taking better waterfall pictures through post processing with Lightroom or good photo backup procedures.

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Here are some tips from expert photography instructor Phil Steele on how to choose and use your tripod. It may seem simple but there are a few things you need to know to use it properly and effectively in order to protect your gear and take better photos.

It's nearly impossible to avoid the cliché photos of major attractions when traveling or doing travel photography. Here are some ideas on how to avoid the cliché shots OR how you could actually embrace and enjoy taking them anyway.

If you are thinking about buying a camera, it can get a bit confusing with all the options available. Here are 8 questions to ask yourself to find the best digital camera for you and your needs.

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.

There's no magic moment when you arrive and suddenly all your photos are perfect. It doesn't work that way because photography is a journey. Read this to see why you can't take short cuts, and it's better to travel the long road.

In this review of Macphun Luminar image processing software, see what it can do and if it's for you or not. Whether you are new to processing or have had more experience with Lightroom, Photoshop or Aperture this may be just the thing to help you take your images to the next level.

In this special guest article, light painter extraordinaire Jason Page will show you how to make stunning light pyramids in the sky like this using just your camera (no processing effects added).

Come on a journey across Morocco with me through images from our recent photo tour to this exotic land. Learn how you can join in on the fun next year - registrations for 2018 are now opened!

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