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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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In this month's photography challenge, I'm going to send you out to go shoot familiar location and the challenge part is getting creative and learning to see it with new eyes. Don't worry, I'll give you some tips to help you do this.

Here is the continuation of my dive into several of the raw photo editings software options now available. In part two I will cover four more for you.

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Here are some great tips for shooting in local markets when travelling or on your next vacation or trip. Follow these recommendations for dynamic images that will impress your friends and family.

To get your year off to a good start here is some great reading material for you including some of the top articles from the last 12 months.

What are the options for the best photo editing software for 2018? I review and compare the leading software for mac and PC in this comprehensive comparison. I've split it into categories for the best post processing software applications for beginner and intermediate.

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]

Photographing camera-shy portrait subjects can be tricky. Here are 5 tips to help you bring them out of their shell and get better photos.

This month I'm giving you a new photography challenge, to tell a story with your image. Pick a song or poem you like, and create an image that tells that story. This is about working on the aesthetic aspects of photography and less on the technical stuff.

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