Photography articles and tutorials from around the web, gathered here for your convenience.

10 Quick Tripod Tips

Read over these 10 tips to get a better feel for how you use a tripod in your photography. And always carry it with you!

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6 Ways to Shake Up Your Weekend Photo Shoot

Many hobby photographers really only have time for photography on weekends. But how do you keep your photo shoots inspiring without traveling miles and miles away every weekend? Why not read over these 6 tips and see if you can challenge yourself a little closer to home.

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Coffee Table Book Photographer: Jordan Matter

Photographer Jordan Matter explains how he reacts to different situations that come up in photo shoots in this short video and article. If you're interested in portrait and environmental photography this is something you should watch.

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Photography Tips: Using Hard or Soft Light for Outdoor Beauty Photos

Watch this brief video and learn why it's a good idea to pack 2 light modifiers when you're attempting an outdoor beauty photo shoot. One light modifier might not be enough to compensate for a bright sunny day, but you won't go wrong if you carry at least 2 of them. Watch and learn why.

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Photography Tip: Understanding What All the Letters on Your Camera Lens Mean

This article explains what all the letters on your camera lens stand for. Each letter means something, and to truly understand your lens capabilities it's a good idea to understand why lenses have these abbreviations. That way when you're checking flea markets, etc. for decent glass you'll know if what you're buying is a good deal or a piece of junk.

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3 Tips to Create Dramatic Photos Using Motion

Have you ever wondered how photographers capture those photos of one person in focus while the rest of the image is blurred? Or smooth water? Or light trails? Read over this article to find out how to capture motion in a photo and create an outstanding image.

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Travel Photographer Inspiration: David Hobcote

Travel photographer David Hobcote has a wide variety of images he can choose from since he travels all over the world to capture his photos. You can find his work in many magazines in many different countries, so read about this intriguing photographer and learn a little more about travel photography.

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Why Winter is the Best Season for Photography

When you read over this article you may wonder why you never thought of winter as the best season for photography. Just think of all the different weather patterns you can try and capture, like lake-effect fog, frost and snow, plus the earlier sunsets and later sunrises. Read more and get excited about taking photos this winter.

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Tips on Photographing Celebrities

Photographing celebrities, or any subject that makes you feel intimidated can be a challenge. Watch this video and read over these tips to make sure you're prepared for any and every photo shoot, no matter you're photographing.

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Techniques for Photographing Slot Canyons

Slot canyons are one of the most bizarre examples of nature at work. Years and years of water erosion reshapes sandstone into extreme shapes and are great fun to photograph. There are some good techniques to learn to improve your chances of creating a good photo of a slot canyon landscape and some ways you need to stay safe since they can be dangerous. Read over this article before you take time to travel to a slot canyon for a photo trip.

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