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Rules for Cropping Photos – The Top 5 Tips the Pros Use When Cropping in Lightroom!

It seems like a simple task.  Line up the camera, center your subject, and snap away.  True – Sometimes this does lead to a great capture.  But in almost every case, your image can be improved by following some basic rules for cropping your photos.  Let’s talk about cropping in Lightroom, how it works, and some of those important rules that will make your images pop!

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5 Simple Steps for Photographing Stars and Star Trails

Since you cannot set your shutter speed at precisely 20.59, go ahead and round that to the closest setting. Now you have a base number at which to begin. You will fine-tune this number when you’re on-site but take note that this is only your starting point, and you will end up making a few adjustments. After a few tweaks, I ended up setting my shutter speed at 23. If you’re forgetful like me or nervous when you arrive at your site, take note and write these #s down now. Tuck them into your camera bag, so you are ready when you get there!

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Box Photography: A Comprehensive Guide To Taking Pictures in a Box

Box photography is a fairly new trend in creative portraiture. It involves the construction of one large box in which a variety of photos are captured.

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The Power of Editing – Taking A Photo from Average to Astounding!

What a “nice” Picture! Do you ever wonder what goes into the process of editing a photo?  Part of the work of a pro photographer is taking a photo from “really nice” right out of the camera to “eye-popping” after post-processing.  Here we’ll talk about how powerful editing can be in taking your photos from average to outstanding! If you’ve read my blog before, then you know I always have a story that relates to my subject.  Here’s what got […]

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What Makes A Successful Watermark and When to Use It!

Have you wondered what a watermark is and if, when and why you should watermark your own photos

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