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Use your blog to exhibit your photographs

Your blog will, ideally, contain a mixture of different types of posts: tutorials, opinions, stories or behind-the-scenes insights, reviews, and showcases of your work. For photographers, your blog is a perfect platform for displaying what […]

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Creating a tableau image

In art, a tableau is an arrangement of several figures who appear to be functioning in some way together, with a suggestion of being deliberate and formal. Inevitably, there’s an element of the theatre in […]

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Know your image licensing options

Image licensing can be a complicated process. There are many ways in which images can be licensed, so to understand licensing you must first be clear about the options available to you. The copyright holder […]

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Visualise, compose, shoot

Visualize, compose, and shoot: it’s the same three-step process you should go through with almost every photograph that you take. Swiftcurrent Lake, Glacier National Park, MT The first step—visualization—is all about becoming aware of the […]

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Choosing and using images on websites

Whatever type of website you’re building, you’ll need to include images. Even for the most serious business website, you’ll need some visual interest to engage your visitors. Images break up long pieces of text that […]

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Learning how to read an image

Being able to read an image—in a similar fashion to the way one would read a book, deconstructing it, examining its component parts—is an invaluable skill. It allows us to take each and every part […]

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Capitalising on the unexpected at a photoshoot

Sometimes, your test shoot works out better than the one you actually planned for. This is what happened when Miss Aniela tried out the concept for Riding the Rug. The idea was to shoot a […]

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Getting great group shots

Posing groups of people for photos can be daunting for the uninitiated photographer (and sometimes for the initiated, too!) but with practice comes confidence and experience in dealing with multiple people in one shot. In […]

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How big do your photos need to be?

The seemingly inexorable rise of digital cameras’ megapixel counts might be fabulous for cramming more detail into our images, but the truth is that our photos don’t always need to be enormous. It might seem […]

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Mirror, mirror – top tips for reflective photos

When you get dressed up, I bet that you use a mirror, don’t you? Mirrors are also one of the most frequently used means of capturing self-portraits, especially if you’re not confident using a Self-Timer. […]

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