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Get THE Shot: Essential, Unexpected Photography Tools

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Photography | Comments

This photography gear list is different: The items on this list you won't likely find in a camera shop or rarely if ever mentioned in how-to articles about landscape photography. Yet every one of these items can help make your landscape photography better, more unique and easier. Check out the unexpected photography gear list here!

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Pin-Up Style Shoots: 5 Tricks of the Trade

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Boudoir photography has become very popular in recent years, and your job, as a photographer, is to make women feel their best, and to create the photographs to match. Here are five tricks of the trade to help you prepare for these sassy (and fun!) shoots:

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4 Picture Perfect Lighting Setups for Dramatic Portraits

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Innovative photographers are always coming up with new ways of creating dramatic imagery by pushing their gear to the limits and trying new ways of doing things. There is no right way or wrong way to make a dramatic portrait, as long as you find a way to bring a feeling to the viewer. In this post, I’ll give you a few ideas for making a dramatic portrait with lighting gear — no matter whether you have one light or a whole room full of gear.

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Discover How to Make Doughnuts With Our FREE Recipe eGuide!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

From raised and glazed to baked and cakey, who doesn't love a fresh doughnut? Learn how to make your own delightful dough right in your own kitchen with our fabulously FREE baking eGuide: "Delicious Doughnut Recipes You Can Make at Home."

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Photographing Birds: Tips for Capturing Our Fine Feathered Friends

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Photographing birds is also a great way to try your hand at wildlife photography because while not everyone has deer, bears or moose in their area, there are very few places in the world that don't have birds. And with a little know-how you can learn to take photos that have the birds looking alive and engaging while in their natural habitat. Here are photography tips and tricks for taking stunning images of birds!

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Epic Wedding Photography: Taking Dramatic Wedding Photos

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Photography |

Learning to take dramatic wedding photos can be a powerful way to blow your clients away. Here are a few tips for getting those epic shots.

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