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One Woman Photoshopped by 18 Countries: Beauty Standards Revealed

One Woman Photoshopped by 18 Countries: Beauty Standards Revealed | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Last year, journalist Esther Honig published a viral series of images showing how photo retouchers in 27 countries around the world."

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Here's what's considered beautiful around the world. An interesting look at how everyone perceives what's attractive.

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6 smart, easy tips for teaching kids photography - Cool Mom Tech

6 smart, easy tips for teaching kids photography - Cool Mom Tech | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Found 35 blurry pics of the dog's nose in your camera roll? Time to teach your enthusiastic kids a few photography basics. Here are 6 easy tips that help!
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A collection of tips you can use to teach your child how to take awesome pictures. If you have children that are interested in photography, this is a great article to read.

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How to Shoot Portraits in Public (And Avoid a Crowd) - Tuts+ Photography Tutorial

How to Shoot Portraits in Public (And Avoid a Crowd) - Tuts+ Photography Tutorial | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
If you're out taking photos in public, there's often little you can do to avoid crowds of people. The scenery could be beautiful, the light perfect, but if there's someone making a face in the background—the picture is ruined. This tutorial will give you some tips on isolating your subject, even when surrounded by swarms of people. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Quick; Tags: Photography Fundamentals, Portraits
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This tutorial explains some of the tips and techniques you can use to capture clear photos in a crowded public space. Whether you're trying to take a picture of someone or want to capture an interesting object from a distance, you can use these tips to make your photos look better.

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Pinoy toy photography: More than just a hobby

Pinoy toy photography: More than just a hobby | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
But what exactly is it about toy photography that makes it so special? And what motivates a toy collector to go through lengths to take artistic pictures of them?
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One of the great things about photography is that you can pretty much take photos of whatever you like as long as it has some significance to you. This is the case with pinoy toy photography -- a new photographic trend that conjures up feelings of nostalgia and youth for photographer, Sheng Gonzales.


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How Blind Photography Teaches Us to See Differently | IGNITE.ME | Explore New Ways of Looking at Art and Life

How Blind Photography Teaches Us to See Differently | IGNITE.ME | Explore New Ways of Looking at Art and Life | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Explore how blind photography teaches us to see differently, and why human connection is so integral to this important field of photography. Discover how it can help us re-frame our perspective on art.
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Being visually impaired doesn't necessarily mean you still can't take great photos. In fact, it is very possible to take great photos even if you don't have 20-20 vision. How? This article explains gives you the answer using interesting examples from a variety of visually impaired photographers.

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The world’s greatest photographer… You!

The world’s greatest photographer… You! | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Let your creativity run wild on that particular subject you have chosen, and as long as it is not some hugely over-photographed subject such as Yosemite National Monument, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower or Kate Moss, then you may soon find that you are the greatest photographer in the world… of that particular subject you have chosen."

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For some, photography is seen is an art form that only a few people can ever be really good at. While there may be some truth to that, it doesn't mean you can't be great at what you to do. After all, photography is about the photos you take and less about the skill you have as a photographer. If that sounds like a paradox, this article will show you exactly what I mean.

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3 Tips to Help Keep Your Photography Passion Alive

3 Tips to Help Keep Your Photography Passion Alive | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Photography is like any other pursuit in life, in that it requires a great deal of time and practice. Unless you make a living as a professional photographer, you might find that you simply don’t have enough hours in the day to devote to taking pictures."

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There are so many things that can get in the way of you practicing your photography. Here are some things you can do to keep your passion alive.

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6 Things You Don't Know About Apertures, But Probably Should

6 Things You Don't Know About Apertures, But Probably Should | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"One of the first things that we learn when we start taking photographs seriously is that ‘aperture’, the size of the hole in the lens through which light passes, controls depth of field."

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This article shares some useful tips about getting the right aperture settings on your DSLR and digital camera. It shows how you can adjust the settings to change the depth of field and improve the sharpness of your photos.

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How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can be hard to come by during a structured photo shoot. With gear around and pressure on the subject, a fake smile is much more likely, and not at all what you’re looking for.
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Capturing a genuine smile can be a challenge during a regular photo shoot, that's why it's important to make sure you use the right techniques to make your subject feels comfortable and free to express themselves in a natural way. This short video clip explains some tips you can use to capture authentic expressions in your photos.

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International Center of Photography Explores 'What Is a Photograph?' (Photos)

International Center of Photography Explores 'What Is a Photograph?' (Photos) | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
The concept of photography used to be simple…and then came the digital revolution. A new exhibit looks at how the art form has transformed over the past four decades.
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It seems everyone these days consider themselves photographers simply because they can take a photo with their smartphone and apply filters. With so many photography options available, photographs are becoming increasingly ambiguous to define. This article attempts to define what a photograph is through a collection of interesting art displays.

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What Is It Like To Photograph The Super Bowl For Getty Images?

What Is It Like To Photograph The Super Bowl For Getty Images? | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Veteran shooter, Elsa Garrison walks us through a dream assignment
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Being a photographer at the Super Bowl is seen as a major accomplishment for any photographer. It is arguably the most televised event in the world and a source of great photo opportunities. This article gives you a firsthand account of what its like to be in a super bowl photographer.

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