FREE Guide – 5 Awesome Ways to Add Emotion to Your Photographs

Humans LOVE to experience emotion. Nothing bores us faster than a lack of emotional stimulus. That’s why it’s important to create an emotional response in your photographs. If you don’t infuse some emotional context to your images- people will simply glance at your photos and move on. An emotional reaction is the glue that keeps…

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4 Tips to a Great Portrait of Your Dad

A Super Quick Guide By Kent DuFault Our parents are precious to us. I think it’s important that we preserve our memories of them by creating portraits of moms and dads over time. Father’s Day, and Mother’s Day, is a perfect moment to capture a unique image of our parents every year. Today, we’re going…

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FREE Video – Understand Camera Metering Modes

Learning photography can a tricky hobby. On the one hand, it’s exciting because there are so many facets to creating and editing our digital pictures. On the other hand, it can be frustrating because some aspects of the equipment and process are difficult to understand. One of the least understood components on a digital camera…

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FREE Guide – How to Shoot Beach Portraits

For many of us around the world, we are moving into the summer months, and that likely means trips to the beach. We’ve all seen the beach portrait of a family, dressed in white, holding hands, and walking serenely at the waters edge at sunset. It looks like a pretty easy photograph to create. However,…

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FREE Guide – How to Use Your Flash when Shooting Macro

If you like creating macro photographs, I know you will identify with this statement… Most of the time, Mother Nature doesn’t provide you with the best light when you find the best macro shot! This issue is “magnified” (pun intended) by the annoying little fact that light loss is a major issue when using a…

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My Dear Mom – Mother’s Day Special

A Super Quick Guide By Kent DuFault Using our cameras to record family, our history, our life is one of the greatest possibilities for our hobby. Yet, it seems to be somewhat of a dying art. Photo by: sakura This family snapshot, from 1970, of a young mother and her daughter is reminiscent of what cameras…

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FREE Guide – Photography Composition

Our cameras have become so modernized, that they can literally do almost everything for us. Our cameras can determine the white balance. They can set our exposure. They can even focus our lenses! But, what is the one thing that our cameras cannot do for us? They can’t compose our pictures! Composition is an aspect…

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FREE Video – Cleaning Your Camera

Right after you wash and wax your car- doesn’t it feel almost like new? When you climb into a bed with freshly cleaned sheets- don’t you feel more comfy, and like you might just get a better nights rest? Author, photographer, and tutorial producer Jason Row tells us: that when our cameras and lenses are…

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FREE Guide – The Advantages of a Monopod

If you’re like us, you probably groan just a little when you think about hauling your tripod around (especially on long walks). What if I told you that you could improve your image quality, and you will only have to carry one third of the weight? Interested? Jason Little, wrote up a nice guide for…

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FREE Guide – Headshots 101

Have you ever been asked to create a headshot portrait for someone? Maybe it was your friend, the insurance agent. Or, maybe it was your sister who needed a picture for the church directory. Or, maybe you’ve even gone professional and you have to create 50 headshots in under 2 hours at a local company?…

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