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7 Skill-Building Gift Ideas for Photographers + Enter to Win a Gift Package!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Photography |

Craftsy has great photography gifts lined up and ready for all types of photographers from expert to amateur!

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Photo Editing Plug-Ins: Creative Tool or Creative Crutch?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Photography |

Some may call the use of plug-ins cheating. They might think that a truly professional photographer would take the time to learn the ins and outs of photo editing software. What do you think?

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When to Use Aperture Priority Mode to Your Advantage

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Aperture priority is one of the most valuable modes for creative photographers. Learn about its advantages for the beginner, intermediate and even the advanced photographer.

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Start Shooting: 5 Beginning Photography Tips

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Let's face it, everyone would like to take better photos. But as a beginner, photography can seem a bit daunting. There are loads of technical terms and a vast choice of equipment — and that's before you've even pressed the button and had to wonder about things like lighting and composition! These beginning photography tips will help give you some ideas for where to focus your attention and why.

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5 Ways to Honor Veterans with Your Photography

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Photography |

This Veterans Day, make an extra effort to thank the men and women who serve us while practicing your photography skills. Here are 5 ways to honor veterans with your work.

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Help Your Digital Camera’s Battery Life Last Longer

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Your camera depends on its battery. These tips will help extend the life of your battery and help you get more shots.

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