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Should you Study Photography at College or are There Better Options Now?

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If someone were to ask me whether it’s worth going to college or university to study for a degree in photography I would find that a difficult question to answer. I don’t think there is much value in studying photography at college, yet I don’t want to destroy anyone’s dreams (the good news is that there are plenty of other …

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7 Habits of Boring Street Photography

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Street Photography is hard to do well. Really hard. Even if you are great, most of your shots will not be. The internet is filled with boring street photography. The biggest problem is people thinking any photo taken on the street is now Street Photography. There is so much more to Street Photography than that so how do you capture more in your …

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4 Steps to Help You Start a Documentary Photography Project

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The thing you need to do for getting good ideas which are actually possible, is to weigh the game in your favour. You need to be selective in your project choices, research well, and demonstrate an intense curiosity when pitching your project idea. The four steps in this article will help you: Use your interests to research and learn about …

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Knuckles: Photographer documents the fascinating world of knuckle tattoos

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For his ongoing series Knuckles, Brighton-based photographer Edward Bishophas spent the past six years documenting the fascinating world of knuckle tattoos – known as one of the last areas of the body a diehard tattoo aficionado will consider for tattooing. Hard to hide, these tattoos are nicknamed ‘Career Killers’ or ‘Job Stoppers’. But in recent years, they have grown in …

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10 Tips For Your First Fashion Shoot

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Welcome to the exciting world of fashion photography! In this article, I will take you through a whirlwind 10-step process for organizing your first fashion shoot. As you will see from this list, in addition to technical merit, successful fashion photographers must be adept at managing a team and networking in a fast-paced, global industry. I love fashion photography because …

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How to Really Start Your Learning Journey in Photography and Have Your Work Evolve

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The beauty of art… there are no rules, no curriculum, no set path that you must follow in order achieve what you aspire to be. While the freedom to learn as you wish at your own pace is great, a little guidance and direction didn’t hurt anyone. In this article, I’ll explain further. I’d like to share some thoughts looking …

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How to add a watermark to your photos quickly and easily using Photoshop CC Actions

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One of the first things I wanted to learn how to do as an amateur photographer was how to protect my images from being downloaded and distributed without my permission. Although I consider myself a quick learner and fairly savvy when it comes to learning new applications, I’d heard all the horror stories about how complex and intimidating Photoshop can …

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Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO in Digital Photography for Proper Exposure

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Most of us grew up with point and shoot cameras (yes, I’m talking about our smartphones!) that didn’t ask us what we wanted the end result to look like. Simply point the camera, press the button, and viola… you have a picture! In today’s Instagram world, we can even select from a series of preset filters (based on your phone …