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Creating and running a photography competition or contest

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If you’re doing your fair share of community-building on your blog, contests can be a wonderful source of inspiration as well as interaction. Contests (or challenges, if you prefer to keep your community non-competitive) can bring your readers, commenters, and…

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What is a fill light?

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Fill lights are light units that have the important function of filling in and brightening up any shadows created or left untouched by the main light that may be too dark to suit the image. Although a lighting setup can…

Try watching a music video on mute for inspiration

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However you find yourself searching for inspiration, this exercise can be motivating and educational. It’s also fun and bit unusual. Pick one of your favourite songs and look up the music video for it. Watch the music video on mute;…

Create an online gallery with your iPad

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Once you’ve worked on a batch of images, it’s far easier to create a complete gallery online and invite viewers to visit it rather than sending a giant archive to specific recipients. By Frank Gallaugher iCloud Photo Sharing effectively allows…

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