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Introduction to IR Photography

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This article is a simple introduction to Infrared Photography. For those of you who find it interesting I’ve placed some links to more detailed and extensive sources at the end of this. What is Infrared Photography? First, lets more clearly define what we’re talking about. What we refer to as light is electromagnetic radiation with […]

Photographic Techniques

Controlling Depth of Field

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Probably the better title of this article would be Depth of Field for the mathematically challenged. If you’re a moderately experienced digital photographer, you know verbally what the depth of field is: The range of distance from the camera in which objects appear acceptably sharp in a photograph. As photographers its of critical importance: When […]

Photographic Techniques

Shooting Outdoor Sports

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Its getting to be Spring (at least in most of the country) and soon we’ll all be outside taking pictures. For a lot of people that’s going to include taking pictures the kid’s sporting events (or if you can afford the ticket prices, the professional sporting events). If you’re a professional photographer with a 400mm […]

Photographic Techniques

Breaking Photographer’s Block

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Its February. That awful part of the year when the parties are over, good light is rare (and even when there is good light, you think two or three times about going out in the cold), the world is colorless, even the models don’t want to pose ‘until they take off a few pounds’. And […]

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Street Shooting

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by Stephen Michael Garey Street shooting is to photography what blues, jazz and rap are to music: It’s the soul side of picture taking, a recognized artform that strives to capture aspects of life that the average snapshot photographer might overlook or even avoid: real people living real life in their natural habitat. Some of […]

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