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17 Apr 14
Category: Photo Tips and tagged with camera tips, photo tips, photography tricks, photo class
Don't try to copy the style of others is another truism offered to budding photographers.

Why not? Isn't copying the highest for of flattery? Although there is a sentiment within the arts to always try to be unique and individualistic, this comment fails to understand that copying the work of other artists will help you better understand your own thinking process as well as theirs. Perhaps one of the most valuable lessons out there IS to copy other photographers. Through this process, you will begin to develop your own point of view and your own style.

08 Apr 14
Category: Photo Tips and tagged with camera tips, photo tips, photography tricks, photo class
You will find the best photos in the least likely places, or so the saying goes.

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28 Mar 14
Category: Photo Tips and tagged with camera tips, photo tips, photography tricks, photo class
Although there is a time and a place for everything, under or over exposing all of your images all of the time is probably not

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17 Mar 14
Category: Photo Tips and tagged with camera tips, photo tips, photography tricks, photo class
Grainy photos are better than blurry ones is another common adage that makes its way around photography discussions.

This is not true in all cases. What if you want blur to show motion? What if you want to show something abstractly through the use of blurred fields of color? In these instances grain is not better than blur.

12 Mar 14
Category: Photo Tips and tagged with photo tips, photo class
It is curious to think about how the use of the words "horizontal" and "vertical" in photography and other print media is

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