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Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

h of framersThere are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put together from half a dozen worth of frames. But that’s not the only way to approach HDR.

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An introduction in capturing that HDR image that has an effective composition and with these examples you'll see where that final image comes in at the end.

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10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months @ Weeder

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside with your camera in the warmer months just feels so good.

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Struggling with the season change and wonder how this summer you will become creative in the field of photography? Here we almost have a dozen ways that you can bring out the creative juices so your photographer's eye will catch that one moment.

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25 More Tips for Mastering iPhone Photography - 100 Tip Series @ Weeder

25 More Tips for Mastering iPhone Photography - 100 Tip Series @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Always strive to tell a story with your iPhone photos. Try using an element of mystery – it’s the best way to tell a compelling story in your images. The best stories are already in the mind of the viewer, so if you create mystery, the viewer can fill in the blanks and create a story that's uniquely theirs.

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Why not share a 100 more ways with tips for mastering iPhone Photography. I mean there are bound to be sections that are not exactly covered but now I think every nook and cranny has been with this article.

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Tips and tricks to master the art of fashion photography : What's Hot, News - India Today

Tips and tricks to master the art of fashion photography : What's Hot, News - India Today | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
For those with a passion for narrating stories through the lens, Lifestyle speaks to the experts for some handy tips, tricks and inspiration to make it big.
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The glamorous life of fashion photography. How do you get started? Where? When? Who is another person that has had these ambitions and successfully found their place in the fashion world. Here is an article that will set you on the right path.

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14 Ordinary Items That Need To Be Photographed

14 Ordinary Items That Need To Be Photographed | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Here are 14 objects you'll probably see on a daily basis that need to be photographed.
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Waiting for that ah-ha! moment to press down on your shutter button could mean you are missing out on more than you thought. This list of 14 ordinary items that you come across everyday, means grabbing your camera and setting off on a small adventure of your own.

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Tips for effective modeling photography

Tips for effective modeling photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Photography is the new and emerging trend in the market, where a number of people are moving for fashionable and attractive modeling photography. Tips are very important for both the beginners and professionals.

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Modeling, finding the right cast of light, valley's of shadows and an emotion to bring forth what the campaign might be. Shooting models for your portfolio or for a client may ended up on your plate sooner than later.

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Filson Life Tricks of the Trade: The 5 Best Travel Photography Tips with David Alan Harvey » Filson Life

Filson Life   Tricks of the Trade: The 5 Best Travel Photography Tips with David Alan Harvey » Filson Life | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

  David Alan Harvey‘s photographs spark the human psyche. His books Cuba and Divided Soul capture the blood and sweat of a cultural migration. He shot 45 photo essays for National Geographic magazine, from the world of hip-hop to French teenagers. 

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What to take and what not to take when you are traveling? Travel light, bring a jacket to the tropics and make friends along the way. Having a successful journey while being a travel photographer can be a challenge. But that comes down to you, the information given in this article gives some hints at the little things that can help out when you are out and about in a strange place.

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How to Improve Your Photos With One Simple Change

How to Improve Your Photos With One Simple Change | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

You take hundreds and thousands of photos of this, that, and everything around you. Your main objective? To capture beauty. But, when you come home and take a look at your photos, why is there so often a feeling of dissatisfaction? 

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Dissatisfaction is a feeling that anyone has faced as a photographer. I don't think everyone has had that moment of "ah ha!" However this article was eye opening in the sense that Simon Takk describes what it means to snap a photograph. What we look for? Also what emotion can come from it?

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10 Tips for Photographing Indoors | Photography Tutorial | One Willow Presets | Lightroom Presets

10 Tips for Photographing Indoors | Photography Tutorial | One Willow Presets | Lightroom Presets | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

If you live in a cold-weather state like I do in Ohio, you will find yourself with a lot of opportunities to shoot indoors. Photographing inside can present a lot of challenges – especially with low light conditions, but it can also be a lot of fun. 

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Since the Winter hasn't quite left us yet, photographing indoors and letting our creative side show is what we have too do.Playing around with the available light that shines through the windows to create a silhouette could be the start of a new series. Check out these ten tips to see where you are headed.

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Photography Tips - Working With Winter Sun

Photography Tips - Working With Winter Sun | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Photography Tips - Working With Winter Sun

With daylight hours becoming short, the ends of the day are also very accessible at this time of year, requiring neither an early start or a particularly late finish to capture glorious sunrises and sunsets across snow-coated scenes.

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Sunrise is the ideal time to gather those images you've wanted to take with the winter sun, for some time. The difference between a summer sun and winter sun, all comes down to the vantage point. Would you want to shot from up high during the winter sun? No, you want to shot at almost the same angle or equal to.

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10 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography – and How to Overcome Them @ Weeder

10 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography – and How to Overcome Them @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

There are many problems we run into along the way that can prevent our overall impression of a scene from shining through in the final image. The following are the most common traps to expect, and how you can avoid them.

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From flat, empty looking skies to a traditional horizon shot. Even an off-kilter shot could hurt or make a landscape photo. Take the time to look and see what you would want to see in your viewfinder, and take some practice shots from different angles.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shooting Low Key – Photography – Tuts+

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shooting Low Key – Photography – Tuts+ | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Recently, we took a look at how to create stunning high key images in a studio environment, producing bright images with an emphasis on beauty and clarity.

Low key refers to a style of photography that utilizes predominantly dark tones to create a dramatic looking image.

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Low key lighting is what someone would call, what the renaissance painters used. That eerie, yet dramatic lighting that drew your eye to every ounce of the painting. If done the right way, you can have this as a part of your photography as well.

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Using Backlight in Nature Photography - Digital Photography School

Using Backlight in Nature Photography - Digital Photography School | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Backlight is when the sun is directly in front of you lighting the back of your subject. Shooting a backlit scene is more difficult technically but that is no reason to shy away from what can become a dynamic and energizing image.
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Using backlighting to your advantage can change the whole process. Without using studio lights or enhancing the colors through photoshop. Simply knowing how to use the backlighting you are given on any given day, could be the solution.

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How To Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon @ Weeder

How To Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Tonight will be the first of three "supermoons" that will occur this summer. Supermoons are full moons that appear bigger and brighter than the other full moons throughout the year. As you probably suspect, this means that some of the best moon photographic opportunities await for those who come prepared.

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Being prepared for one of the three supermoons that will happen this year as everyone ready with their location in mind and gear in hand (actually use a tripod). To get that super shot here in this article is some information that you should glance over before heading out.

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How To Snap Like A Pro This Summer With A Digital Camera

How To Snap Like A Pro This Summer With A Digital Camera | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
So you are off on your summer holidays again. The trip is booked your bags are packed and you're ready to enjoy that well earned break. And one thing you won't forget is that camera.
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Summer gives off that perfect golden hour glow. So be sure to make it work for your photo-shoot. Take a lot of shots so you will have different angles to pick from. 

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How to Take Amazing Fireworks Pictures on Galaxy S5 & Galaxy S4

How to Take Amazing Fireworks Pictures on Galaxy S5 & Galaxy S4 | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Learn how to take great fireworks pictures and photos with the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3.
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4th of July is today and if you need to brush up or figure out some techniques on your phone about taking those spectacular firework photos. This article has everything you will need.

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The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

If the term "inverse square law of light" immediately sets you to hyperventilating as flashbacks of college physics begin playing in your mind's eye, take a few breaths into that paper bag, calm down, and click play on the video.

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6 minutes is all you will need to understand what the inverse square law of light is about. When it comes to determining which sort of lighting is best for a single person or a group of people, actually moving the light around, may just be about the simplest explanation.

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DIY: How to Protect Your DSLR at a Color Festival or Run for Just 15 Bucks

DIY: How to Protect Your DSLR at a Color Festival or Run for Just 15 Bucks | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

There are a ton of posts that’ll have you scared to take a DSLR to a color festival or run. I want to share my own color-proof seal for the Holi Festival of Colors in Utah that managed to keep my DSLR completely clean for under $15.

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The color festival can be a great opportunity to photograph, with all the people and the colored dust flying around. Unless you want to buy a new camera at the end of it all, here is a cheap way to keep your DSLR ready and prepared without having to replace some sensors or a lens.

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Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Camera Settings for Concert Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. here's a breakdown of every major camera setting that I recommend for shooting live music.

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Live music depending on if their are smoke machines, strobes and the fact that your break, elbows and body will be surrounded by hundreds of people. Exposure mode, aperture and ISO are just a small fraction of what you should know when considering concert photography.

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How to photograph water to get that soft misty effect

How to photograph water to get that soft misty effect | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
A flowing waterfall, a misty ocean shoreline, the torrential flow of a river. Here's what you need to know to photograph the movement and moods of water.
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How do you get that smooth movement of a waterfall or river to show up on your camera? Defintely bring the tripod and have a shutter speed 1/2 second...depending on what available light is given at the moment.

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How to shoot a meteor shower: Long-exposure photography tips

How to shoot a meteor shower: Long-exposure photography tips | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Want to capture some photographs of that upcoming meteor shower? Here are some tips for shooting in the dark using both a DSLR and your iPhone.
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Whether you use your DSLR or iPhone to set up for the night with the meteor shower that is happening this weekend. These tips and apps will have you geared up in the right direction to capture that natural amazement.

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5 Tips for Photographing Winter Landscapes

5 Tips for Photographing Winter Landscapes | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Many photographers put away their cameras until spring because winter brings out the toughest elements. But, by shelving your camera and taking it easy you are losing out on the rare beauty that this wonderful season provides. You avoid the cold, but you also miss out on creating some wonderful images. Here are some tips [...]
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Winter it seems is amongst for some time now. With the states getting hit with new storms, and packing on the snow. Maybe this is the time to go out and get some of those frozen winter wonderland landscape photographs, you've been meaning too.

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How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps

How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

It’s amazing what you can do with a camera. Light can be captured in different ways, and this opens up many possibilities for the keen photographer. Creating your own shaped bokeh is a fun and exciting way of shaping light as it enters the camera, and it leads to spectacular results.

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Bokeh is a clever way to blur the lights in the background of your image. If you are looking for a particular shape, this can be done by crafting your own lens out of black construction paper.

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Low Light Photography: How to Shoot Without a Tripod @ Weeder

Low Light Photography: How to Shoot Without a Tripod @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

A tripod is a vaulable, essential item. But sometimes using one is just not practical. Sometimes you get caught without it unexpectedly, and sometimes they even break. It's good to know what to do in these situations so you don't miss any photo opportunities.

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Caught without your tripod, these tricks will help you to still get that great low light photo. You can find a flat surface

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5 Tips to Take Better Images in a Zoo

5 Tips to Take Better Images in a Zoo | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
5 Tips to Take Better Images in a Zoo (Looking for something to shoot? How about a quick trip to the Folsom Zoo. Many people think that taking a picture in a zoo is not challenging, but I don’t agree. It is not as simple as you think to take a good picture in the zoo. Here are some tips that will help you to capture a better photo next time....
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It's around Springtime that we want to go to the zoo and see if we can capture some photos that we normally wouldn't be able to. Noon is the best time for a standing still pose, while feeding time could be your ticket to the front seat and the best capture.

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