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Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

7 Basic Things Every Photographer Should Know About Flash Photography Read more: 7 Basic Things Every Photographer Should Know About Flash Photography

Pretty much all cameras have built-in flash these days but often using an external flash gun can significantly improve your results.

Shooting with a flash can be really intimidating if you are new to photography.  As if all the variables within your camera weren’t enough to remember, throwing a flash in the mix has the potential to really screw up how you think about photography. Shooting with a flash shouldn’t be scary or overly-complicated but there are some basic skills that will help you get great results.


Portraits in industry

These fascinating images of people who work hard with their hands in extreme circumstances are worth a few minutes of your time. Most of us never get the opportunity to photograph in these situations so these are a bit special



How to Create Portraits that Captivate and Intrigue – consider the background

This little article is about how your portraits can sometimes be improved by use of sympathetic or interesting backgrounds, from the Digital-Photo_School people