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Tips to Take The Best Thanksgiving Photos

Tips to Take The Best Thanksgiving Photos

Thanksgiving is the time when the family gets together around the table, a time filled with funny, cute or memorable moments that deserve to be photographed. This is why many amateur photographs are looking for tips to shoot Thanksgiving moments like a pro. Camera  settings These holiday shots are usually focused on people around the […]

Merging Shot into Amazing Panoramas

Merging Shot into Amazing Panoramas

For sure you have seen some panoramic shots that are able to represent an entire city on only one photo. In case you would like to do something of the sort as well, you may be wondering what techniques to use. There are some tips that you could use in this matter. Available options The […]

How to Capture the Best in Waterfalls

How to Capture the Best in Waterfalls

One of the most popular photography subjects among photographers are waterfalls. The best thing about these is that they are versatile and there are a lot of points of view from which you can address the subject. In case you would like to make the best, there are some tips that you could use. Do […]

How to Create Levitation Effect

How to Create Levitation Effect

Certainly you have seen cool photos of people levitating and you may have wondered how to create levitation effect. Although it may seem very complicated, you can be sure that you could create it on your own as well if you knew a few tricks. Chair or table for creating levitation effect First of all, […]

Why Landscapes with People Are Better

Why Landscapes with People are Better

Many great photographs include people as well in a  stunning scenery. We all know how frustrating it can be when you set your camera ready to take a picture and you spend minutes to adjust all the setting for capturing the best landscape. And when the moment come and you push the button, a clumsy […]

How IP Surveillance Cameras Work and its Benefits

How IP Surveillance Cameras Work and its Benefits

Security and privacy is something very hard to come by these days, that’s why we may find ourselves using technology to make sure we are safe and sound. There are many different options, but the one that is repeatedly recommended is that of security cameras. These systems vary in their platforms, but today with modern […]

Photographers should know that there is no shortage of new locations to shoot and photograph. With time, the search and need for new locations, especially for those who shoot landscapes becomes a tough task because not everyone can travel everywhere looking for the perfect scenery. In spite of that there are a few things that can help you find new locations and shooting opportunities within driving distances. Traditional methods Photo club Photo clubs as a meeting place for equally passionate people, are the easiest way to discover new spots for taking photos. Photo walks organized by the club, are a sure way to discover places you might have missed on your own. Interaction with people with the same focus, can create different perspective that may not have been considered earlier. Others may know of locations that might come as a surprise for you. Shoot at night Locations that may have been used several times can look completely different when shot at night. By just changing the time of the day, it is possible to discover a new location for the next amazing shot. The night light and environment offers a different perspective and the subjects of the shoot look and behave differently. It challenges the imagination and creates new memories. Local guide & postcards When traveling, make it a point to ask people living in the area to help you discover photographic locations. Photography shops and outdoor equipment stores are good places to ask for information. Just drive Get into the car or on to the bicycle and explore the area. Take unknown turns and drive through roads never taken to discover new locations. While returning take the same route to discover something that was missed earlier or take a new route back home ( with the aid of GPS) to discover new places. Guidebooks Guidebooks of the local state provide immense information of places that may otherwise be unknown. They have detailed information about the various places worth a visit, thus providing a list of possible new places to shoot. Guidebooks also list the best time to visit, parking places and other essential information that makes the visit comfortable. Technology/modern methods There are a range of apps available that prove to be a treasure trove of photographic scenery. Google earth, Google maps and Google’s street views are a photographer’s good friend helping them find innumerable destinations in and around their place of residence. “Stuck on Earth” is an app that has some amazing information that may not be available otherwise. Flickr’s cache of photographic knowledge and the Bing maps are other apps that can help the search for new locations.

How to Discover New Locations for Spectacular Photos

Photographers should know that there is no shortage of new locations to shoot and photograph. With time, the search and need for new locations, especially for those who shoot landscapes becomes a tough task because not everyone can travel everywhere looking for the perfect scenery. In spite of that there are a few things that […]

Wildlife Photography

Some of The Best Camera Settings for Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography is one field of photography, which requires not only courage but a lot of skill and patience as well. Wildlife photography is of two different types-the one in which wildlife is separated from you by a wire mesh or any other obstruction and the one where no such obstruction exists. Before setting out […]