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Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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Top Tip: If You Want to Shoot Video, Start by Thinking Video

Photographer Nick Didlick on transitioning from sill to…

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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When Center Composition can Elevate a Portrait

Tamara Lackey on portrait composition

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Tips for Photographing Birds

Birds make great subjects for photographs; tips for capturing them with your camera.

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

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Flash Photography on Location

Ami Vitale on using a single Speedlight for illumination

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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

Three pros discuss using the AF-ON button for AF control

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