Photo Project: Symmetry

In order to take you photography to the next level, there are some things that you must consider. Photography is a skill; but at some point that skill must be overcome by aesthetic considerations in order to be considered ‘art’. Lets start off with a simple project. One that everyone could take part in, that…

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Competition Winners

Finally, I’ve been able to properly evaluate and publish the winners of the Beyond Phototips Detail Everywhere competition. We received an un-expected 43 entries, each of them showing your expertise and fondness for photography. Now, here are the winners; without further ado. The Winners First Place First Place: Explorer by Aaron Koolen Second Place Second…

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The Urban Alphabet: A Photography Project

The challenge today is to find an ‘Urban Alphabet’: English Alphabets that are seen in everyday objects around you. Cities provide us with a wonderful resource in juxtaposed objects. Magnificently textured drain covers from a different era sitting next to a modern paving and street markings, an ultra-modern skyscraper freshly sculpted out of the earth,…

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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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Photo Projects

Great Photography is more about the photographer than the equipment. The equipment is just the tool. As with any trade, its the craftsman who makes the final product, not the tool. The same applies to photography. With the Photo Projects series, we’re hoping to help you take more photographs in different styles, for different purposes…

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Photo Project: Environmental Portraits

Portraits Portraits try to evoke an understanding between the viewer and the person being photographed. Or at least that’s what the photographer is trying to do most of the time. Other times, he’s just trying to make the subject pretty, but that’s a different kind of portraiture… When you look at a portrait (taken in…

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Photo Project: Photo Stories

Back to school, Baby! We’re doing essays! photo by arndalarm Don’t you remember how you hated doing essays in school? First you had to come up with a topic, or you’d be assigned one, then you’d have to research the essay, make notes and finally write the essay! Oh, the piles of books that would…

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