Take Photos Like A Getty Images Royal Photographer

There’s so much to learn in photography. Whilst experience plays a big role it isn’t possible to figure everything out yourself. Here are the top ten basic photography tips from Getty Images Royal Photographer Chris Jackson. It’s great to hear encouragement from such an experienced photographer. You can check out the original video interview here. I’ll share my experience and how these tips have played out for me as an average photography enthusiast. Read on to find out what it
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Home Stretch

Sports Photography Tips For The Final Burst To The Finish LineBurning pain. Fatigue. The wall. These are all things runners deal with. This is what our young athlete is dealing with. Just when she thinks she can’t go any further the finish line appears on the horizon. However, the more she runs the further away it seems. “Will I ever get there?” she asks herself. It’s a mental battle now. As she rounds the last corner a surge of adrenaline kicks
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6 Rules Of Composition And Why You Should Break Them

Rules. Love them or hate them they are there. Some of them for good reason. Others not so good. The rules of composition aren’t like regular rules though. You see the rules of composition are more like guidelines. Yes, they are called ‘rules’ but they’re like a pirate’s code. Great if you can stick to them. Also great if you don’t stick to them. Read on. Rules Of Composition I'm about to tell you how to break the rules of
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3 Essential Qualities To Be A Good Photographer

If you’ve spent any time in the photography world you’ll no doubt have come across Joe McNally. He’s one of the photographers that I find most inspiring. So I wanted to share some of the lessons I’ve learned that are essential to be a good photographer. One of his quotes I find both challenging and encouraging is: Do not be afraid of mistakes. They will be with you always, every time you put a camera to your eye. [If you] shoot
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Take Dramatic Portraits Just Like A Renaissance Painter

A lot of lessons can be learned from the master painters of the past. One in particular is Rembrandt. He was a Dutch painter from the 17th century. In fact, his style of painting has become so iconic that it’s regularly used in photography lighting setups. It’s aptly named Rembrandt lighting. That’s what we’re going to be looking at in this article. What Is Rembrandt Lighting? There are two key elements that set Rembrandt lighting apart from other lighting setups.
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Parts Of A Digital Camera | 2 Minute Tutorial

In this video we'll run through a quick overview of the different parts of a digital camera. This will just cover common components that you'll find on many cameras. So that no matter what brand of camera you pick up you'll be able to get up and running in no time and move onto the important part of taking photos.Watch The Video To Learn About Parts Of A Digital Camera You can follow along with the series on our YouTube
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Series Introduction | 2 Minute Tutorial

Welcome to the 2 Minute Tutorial! This is a video series that aims to deliver knowledge bombs in concise, bite-sized videos within 2 minutes. It's designed so that you can quickly get the answers you need to a whole range of topics related to cameras and photography. By making the information easily digestible you can rapidly improve your knowledge and put it into practice by getting your hands on your camera and taking photos. In this video I introduce the series.Hit
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Is It Illegal To Take A Picture Of Someone Without Their Permission?

We’ve all been there. You’re out and about enjoying the sunshine and you see an interesting looking person. However, you’re hesitant to take their photo because you’re wondering, is it illegal to take a picture of someone without their consent? It’s a question that all photographers grapple with. Here's an experience I'm sure you can relate to. I’ve been approached about why I was taking a photo of a busker in the mall as if I was doing something illegal or
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How Can I Best Help You? Let Me Know By Answering The Poll

One of the cornerstones of this website and a key personal value that it is based on is helping others succeed. I want to make sure that I am constantly providing useful information to you - my valued readers. To this end I have created a Facebook poll to figure out what you would find most helpful right now. With this information I'll be able to create content that provides answers to those questions. I also intend to develop a very comprehensive
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Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder…And You’re The Beholder!

In this in depth guide you’re going to learn all about clamshell lighting. When to use it. Who it’s best suited for. And how to create it to make people look as beautiful as they feel. It’s an amazing and simple technique. And it can be executed with a simple single light setup. I'll be using the gear discussed in our portrait photography lighting kits for beginners article. So if you’re ready to take better portraits and bring some beauty
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