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Creating a Composite Car Photo Using a Parking Lot Snapshot

Creating a Composite Car Photo Using a Parking Lot Snapshot | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"A couple of days ago, photographer and retoucher Clint Davis shared a guest post about how he created composite photos for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 brochure."

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This interesting article explains how you can transform an ordinary looking photo into a stunning composite image.

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10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot

10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"My brain is officially underwater. Photographically, that is. I see everything in terms of underwater."

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With waterproof phones such as the Samsung S6 becoming more popular, it won't be long before smartphone photographers take their pursuits below the water. This article explores the ways in which you can make the most of out those underwater shots.

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Father and Son Take the Same Picture Every Year for Nearly 3 Decades

Father and Son Take the Same Picture Every Year for Nearly 3 Decades | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"An anonymous father and son over in China are making headlines in that country and across the Internet after their special photos tradition came to light recently."

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It's safe to say these pictures speak for themselves. This is what 27 years of life looks like.

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Start Making Better Bird Pictures

Start Making Better Bird Pictures | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Three bird photographers share their secrets of capturing these fine-feathered creatures
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Take your bird pictures to the next level with these awesome photography tips.

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Photos Arranged Side-by-Side to Create Clever Scenes

Photos Arranged Side-by-Side to Create Clever Scenes | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Upon first glance, the images in art director Stephen McMennamy's #combophoto project may look like surreal photo-manipulations created using Photoshop."

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These epic photos are created using a very simple technique that doesn't involve photoshop. Prepare to get inspired.

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Step by Step Using Merge to Panorama in Lightroom

Step by Step Using Merge to Panorama in Lightroom | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Do you ever find yourself struggling to include everything you want to capture in a single frame? Well then, panoramic photography might be exactly what you need to solve this problem.
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This comprehensive article explains the process of merging your panorama photos into a single image in Lightroom. Whether you're a mobile photographer or a pro, you can use the tips in this article to get the most out of your panorama photos. 

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Flipping Photographs Upside Down Turns Ordinary Portraits into Strange Alien Faces

Flipping Photographs Upside Down Turns Ordinary Portraits into Strange Alien Faces | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Self-help author Wayne Dyer once wrote that, "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." 

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Ever wondered what a face looks like upside down? Here are some images by Anelia Loubser that will give you a new perspective on the traditional portrait photography.

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10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along the way. Unfortunately, the only way to stop doing a lot of these easy-to-make mistakes is to have an image ruined by them."

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Sometimes knowing what you shouldn't do instead of what you should do is the best way of learning how to take better photos. This article shares 10 mistakes you should avoid as photographer.

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6 Elements of Design for Striking Photographs - Tuts+ Photography Tutorial

6 Elements of Design for Striking Photographs - Tuts+ Photography Tutorial | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
What makes a striking photo? Often, it's merely ordinary things composed in an ordinary manner. That's because they always tend to have a single theme or idea, and because clutter is kept to a minimum. They are simple, true, and sincere. Today we're looking at the elements of design (line, shape, form, texture, color etc) that can turn a simple subject into a striking photo. | Difficulty: Intermediate; Tags: Photography Fundamentals
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Photography is just as much an art as it is a technical skill. This article explains some of the different elements of design you can use to capture striking photos.

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Mobile Phone Travel Photography with Michael Bonocore

Mobile Phone Travel Photography with Michael Bonocore | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Our very own world traveler, Michael Bonocore, shares his Top 10 Travel Photography Tips with Camera Awesome .
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This article covers some extremely useful tips about capturing photos during your travels. It contains everything from picking a subject to the camera modes you can use to capture each moment.

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21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind

21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Oleg Oprisco is a photographer based in Ukraine whose magical, dreamlike photographs have been shared far and wide on the Internet."

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If you're looking for some inspiration, these photographs by Oleg Oprisco will get your creative juices flowing. These images are set against a dream-like landscape and will capture your imagination in new ways.

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You’ve Never Seen Group Portraits Like These

You’ve Never Seen Group Portraits Like These | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Neal Slavin has a unique perspective on human relations. As a photographer who’s specialized in group portraiture for four decades, he has captured the strange, fascinating, and often humorous sociological phenomena that occur when people pose for a photograph together.
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These creative group portraits put a spin on tradition portrait photos by capturing groups of people in unusual situations and locations. If you're looking for some creative inspiration as a portrait photographer, this article is a good place to start.

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Photography A-Z: 26 Tips For Better Photos

Photography A-Z: 26 Tips For Better Photos | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
From adding artistry to your action shots to zinging zip into your zebra portraits, this year’s annual how-to special is a veritable encyclopedia of photographic fun. Read on for an alphabet of inspiration.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This article is an extremely useful guide for any photographer who wants to learn about the fundamentals of photography and improve their photography skills at the same time. It covers concepts such as exposure, flash, lighting, shutter speed, and much more.

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100 Cameras Were Given to the Homeless in London. Here's What They Captured.

100 Cameras Were Given to the Homeless in London. Here's What They Captured. | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Cafe Art is a UK-based initiative that aims to connect the homeless with their wider community through art and photography."

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An interesting look at life from the perspective of a homeless person. Use these images as inspiration for your next mobile photography project.  

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The Moon Passing in Front of the Earth, As Seen from 1 Million Miles Away

The Moon Passing in Front of the Earth, As Seen from 1 Million Miles Away | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Last month, NASA shared the first full photo of Earth captured with its new DSCOVR camera that's floating 1 million miles away."

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This is not something you get to see everyday. 

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This is How Our Photos of Pluto Have Improved Over the Years

This is How Our Photos of Pluto Have Improved Over the Years | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Pluto was first discovered on February 18, 1930, by a 23-year-old man named Clyde Tombaugh, who compared photos captured 6 days apart and discovered the dwarf planet moving between the two shots."

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Here’s a look at how mankind’s view of Pluto has gotten sharper over the years as we’ve pointed better (and closer) cameras at it.

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Photographing the Default Wallpaper for Windows 10

Photographing the Default Wallpaper for Windows 10 | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"‘Bliss,’ the default wallpaper that shipped with Windows XP, was photographed in Sonoma County, California, and may be the most viewed photo of all time. "

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Go behind-the-scenes with photographer Bradley G. Munkowitz as he explains how he captured the iconic wallpaper photo for the upcoming Windows 10 operating system.

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Silverlit's DigiCam RC Helicopter is a Tiny Camera with Rotors Attached

Silverlit's DigiCam RC Helicopter is a Tiny Camera with Rotors Attached | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"If you have ever looked at a camera lens and wished you could simply stick helicopter rotors on it and then fly it around the house, you are in luck."

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A toy company has created a tiny RC helicopter with a built-in camera capable of taking pictures and videos, and its actually pretty cool.

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How cool is this!!

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iPhone 6 Street Photography - Images, Slo mo and Hyperlaspe | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India

iPhone 6 Street Photography - Images, Slo mo and Hyperlaspe | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Reviewing Apple's latest iPhone 6's camera and exploring its features, new apps and technology & top ten Indian photographers on Instagram
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A collection of great photos taken by the iPhone 6.

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4 Photo-Editing Tricks & Tips for Landscape Photography

4 Photo-Editing Tricks & Tips for Landscape Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Planet Earth is incredibly beautiful and diverse. There is always something to see, some new miracle to uncover and, hopefully, capture on camera. Landscape and travel photographers are among the luckiest in the world."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This article shares several useful tips you can use to improve the quality and composition of your landscape photographs. You can use these tips whether you're using a smartphone camera or SLR.

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Top Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips for Creating Stunning Images with a Phone

Top Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips for Creating Stunning Images with a Phone | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Mobile photography has gone from a convenient novelty of sorts to a full-fledged art form in its own right. And in the video above, some of the best photographers in this burgeoning form share insights into their art and tips on how to make the most of the camera in your pocket."

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This article explains some the different techniques mobile photographers use to capture amazing photos on their smartphones. If you're considering smartphone photography, this is a video you need to check out.

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Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.
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If you want to take your photography skills to the next level, these useful tips will show you some common habits to avoid. This is a great read for beginner and professional photographers.

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5 Creative Ways to Find New Locations to Photograph - Digital Photography School

5 Creative Ways to Find New Locations to Photograph - Digital Photography School | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"There’s truly nothing like visiting a location for the first time – I absolutely love it and I strive to always photograph at least one new location a month."

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Finding the right location to take a photo doesn't need to be challenging. These five creative tips will make it easier to discover photo worthy locations in your city and anywhere else you decide to travel to.

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How I Shot the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Rising Over a Flowery Field

How I Shot the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Rising Over a Flowery Field | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"What you see in the image is a pretty close representation of the moons path across the sky throughout the night, just brought a bit closer to the horizon to help balance the composition."

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This article offers a behind the scenes look at how one photographer managed to capture the lunar eclipse on April 15. His advice could also help you capture the next lunar eclipse and improve your sky photography, as well. Read the article to find out how.

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You wouldn't believe the situations a hard-working Lego photographer finds himself in

You wouldn't believe the situations a hard-working Lego photographer finds himself in | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Everything is Awesome. That's the theme song to The Lego Movie, a recently released film that imagines a richly detailed life for its animated minifigure characters. But what's it like to be a working Lego stiff, a one-and-a-half-inch tall freelance Lego photographer? Andrew Whyte's been finding out. He's been carrying around a little Lego man for more than a year, photographing him every day, rain or shine.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

"Legography" is a form of photography created by Andrew Whyte. By taking photos of legos doing things people normally do, he is able to capture the life of a lego in a completely new, interesting way. Check out the article to find out more about legography!

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