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The only way to remotely use high speed sync with flashes

So what is High Speed Sync? If you want the definition, then you need to check out this wiki. What matters to me is what High Speed Sync allows me to do in photography. Do you hate when you take a picture of a person outside in...
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Photography effects tip for faking moonlight

For this post, I will detail all the settings and configuration to allow me to capture this conceptual image below for a local DJ name Dj Taek. He is known as a bedroom DJ so I saw it fitting for this concept of a turntable per...
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Best headshot for LinkedIn please

One day I was requested by a family member to capture their image for LinkedIn That was the first I’ve received that kind of request for a headshot.  I didn’t it would be that important for a good headshot for LinkedIn. I ...
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Crowded room to photograph is not a problem Photography Tip

__________________________________________________________________________________________ When taking photographs of monuments or at public locations with a lot of foot traffic, it can be very difficult to take your picture. W...
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An image with a story is an interesting image Photography Tip

__________________________________________________________________________________________ There are hundreds and thousands of images produced every day, but not all are captivating images. You ask why? Besides the technical as...
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The background is as important as the subject Photography Tip

Have you noticed when looking at an automotive print advertisement a compelling location is used as a background? Why? Well, I don’t know about you but it communicates the feeling generated by the compelling background is...
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Guide the viewer to the subject Photography Tip

__________________________________________________________________ Sometimes you are at a location where it plays perfect to your vision for the image. So what do you do? Maximize it’s potential by highlighting this eleme...
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Change up the POV Photography Tip

_________________________________________________________________ A very easy way to take non-snap shottish photographs is to capture the image at a different point of view. In my opinion, what makes an image captivating is how...
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Gels can bring life to a dull background Photography Tip

What do I mean by gels? Gels are colored sheets used to color balance light or used to set the scene. The image above was created with a gel to set the scene and the mood. The subject wanted a cool and trendy salon. Without the...
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Let the lines guide the eyes Photography Tip

__________________________________________________________________ Lines guide the eyes.. say what? Well, when you first look at an image where do your eyes go first? The center right? Which is why we want our subject off cente...
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Photography Tip on using color to make your images pop

__________________________________________________________________ A lot of people think the composition and concept of an image is enough to make a compelling photo. Well, it’s not. Don’t kill yourself about it. I ...
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Photography Tip on why we shoot a shallow depth of field

_____________________________________________________________ What do i mean by shallow? I meant of course shallow depth of field.  To all you newbies, shallow depth of field is a shallow portion of the frame that appears shar...
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Photography Tip on using the 1/3 rule

______________________________________________________________ After reading 5 or so photography books, you hear the 1/3 rule. If you haven’t you are reading the wrong photography books. Nevertheless, if you don’t k...
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Photography Tip to evoke emotion from your images

Ask yourself the question. What makes an image call for an emotion? Is it the actual subject or the subjects actions or the background? Well it can be all of the above depending on the photographic lighting used. If you intend ...
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Photography Tip to help bring focus to the subject

When you look at the picture above, which part of the image do you look at first? The left, the right, the top, the bottom of the frame or how about the center? Well, if you answered the center of the frame. you are correct. Wh...
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