Polarizing Filters make Magic Moments

Have you experienced a Polarizing filter? If you have not, I seriously recommend trying one today. Yesterday I was contemplating stuff … you know, looking through my memory bank of photographic experiences, when I suddenly stumbled upon a gem! The first time I looked through a telephoto lens with a polarizing filter at the other…

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Photo Project: Low Light Photography

by Charlietyack Photographers are intrigued by light. One situation that every photographer struggles with, and wants to master, is the skill of taking low light photographs. This is a photography project in which you can push the limits of what you can do with your low light photography skills, and learn the basics of this…

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Tiny Tips 3 – Study reflected light!

Remember that when light strikes a surface it gets reflected; diffused; refracted or absorbed. Light reflects off shiny areas off faces, mirrors, glass panes and all other shiny surfaces causing burnt out areas in the highlights and unwanted reflections of light from flash bulbs and other light sources. So, while taking photographs look for unplanned…

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Tiny Tips 2 – Light Study

photo by seedingchaos Study the play of light on your subject! Remember that light travels in straight lines and casts shadows: the stronger the light, the darker the shadows. A good photograph depends on an aesthetic balance of your highlights and shadows! Happy Shooting!

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Tiny Tips 1: Drawing with Light

Photography literally means drawing with light… to take good photographs you have to study light and the play of light on your subject. You can also play with light, like TIO… has done here. Look forward to “Tiny Tips” on light in the next few days.

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