Frost and Ice Photography Tips

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A crisp coating of frost can transform any shot, from rural landscape to close-ups in your garden. Whatever the subject, the approach is the same – a fast one! A touch of sunlight, a degree or so rise in temperature and the magic’s gone. This may work to your advantage, allowing you to contrast cool,… Read more »

Twilight Photography

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Twilight Photography – Twilight is a magical time for photography. Rather than packing up and heading home when the sun sets, you might be surprised by what you can capture if you just stick around a little longer. Twilight often gives the sky a lovely blue glow, so this time of night or morning is… Read more »

Photographic Excellence: How to critic your own photos

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Photographic Excellence: How to critic your own photos It has been said the most difficult thing for man to do is to judge his or her creative work, objectively. Be honest, can you tell when your work seems to be missing something? More importantly do you know what it is that’s missing? You can only… Read more »

Using Lines in Photography

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Using lines in photography is a very powerful method of improving the composition of photos. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of images. Lines serve to affect photographic composition in two ways. First, they serve to create a mood. Second, they lead the eye through the photograph. By affecting mood, lines add emotional content… Read more »

How to create tack sharp photographs

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There are lots of ingredients that go into making a spectacular photograph, but the most important is for the picture to be in sharp focus. Even the slightest blur takes away from the picture, no matter how good the subject, lighting, and color. Photographers have somewhat varying opinions on what constitutes a tack sharp picture, but… Read more »