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Five Filter Myths—02/08/10

Think you know it all about lens filters, like exactly when and where and how and why you should use them?
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This Article Features Photo Zoom Think you know it all about lens filters, like exactly when and where and how and why you should use them? You may need to think again, especially if you’ve heard and believe any of these five myths about filters and their use. 1. Always…

Give The Perfect Portrait—02/01/10

A portrait of you and your significant other makes a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift.
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This Article Features Photo Zoom A portrait of you and your significant other makes a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift. Just don’t make the mistake of thinking it’s the only gift you need to give; chocolates and flowers are always a good idea. It’s a little tricky to photograph yourself, but…

Warmer Winter Photos—01/25/10

Want to stay warm this winter? Wear a sweater and double up on the socks. Want to keep your photos warm in these cold months?
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This Article Features Photo Zoom Want to stay warm this winter? Wear a sweater and double up on the socks. Want to keep your photos warm in these cold months? Follow these simple tips to add pleasing warmth to even the coolest photographs. — If you want warm light in…

Winter Landscapes 101—01/18/10

Winter is the perfect time to stay inside. It’s cold outside, there might be snow on the ground, or at least gray rainy days.
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This Article Features Photo Zoom Winter is the perfect time to stay inside. It’s cold outside, there might be snow on the ground, or at least gray, rainy days. Winter sure seems like the perfect season to avoid outdoor photography. In truth, though, winter weather affords you the opportunity to…

Winter Weather Protection—01/11/10

No matter how foul the weather might get, sometimes you just need to get out there and shoot.
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This Article Features Photo Zoom No matter how foul the weather might get, sometimes you just need to get out there and shoot. But photographing outside in the elements in the heart of winter takes special precautions. Preventing snow, rain and cold temperatures from ruining your gear—as well as your…

Perfect White Balance—12/21/09

Holidays are a time when families gather, making it an ideal opportunity for family portraits.
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This Article Features Photo Zoom Correct Wrong When you look at the histogram on the back of your digital camera after capturing an image, most of the time, by default, you’re looking at luminance values—an indication of the brightness values across the scene. Many cameras, though, also offer the ability…
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