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The clamshell technique is a variation of butterfly lighting but while both the position and purpose of the main light are essentially the same as in a butterfly setup, clamshell lighting differs from butterfly in the appearance and intensity of…

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Try shooting through glass

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Shooting a portrait through glass is a fantastic storytelling technique in portrait photography. It requires determination to create the perfect result, particularly as glass can often have dirty smudges and will frequently reflect back dappled patches of light; but when…

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Need inspiration? Change up your genre.

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There are countless benefits to shooting outside your main genre. To name a few: It opens you up to new styles and influences, broadens your range, makes you a better photographer, and, mainly, it’s just fun to try new things….

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Focal length and perspective: an explainer

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Perhaps one of the greatest myths about lenses in photography is that focal length affects perspective. So, you might hear or read something about wide-angle lenses increasing the space between elements in the frame to ‘expand’ the perspective, while telephoto…

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