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Using a Photography Prompt to Inspire Creativity

What is a photography prompt? It is a word or phrase that inspires a photograph. The purpose of the prompt is to give you ideas that will aid in your photo-taking process. The prompt is typically used as a theme and the photographer may interpret the theme in any way that is chosen. A photography prompt will…

Using Depth of Field to Enhance Your Photos

Once you’ve learned the basics of creating a photograph and you start to experiment with creating more imaginative images, changing the depth of field starts to enter into the process. Depending on how much of the image that you want in focus will determine what depth of field to use. (This is purely subjective, since…

Easy Ways to try Macro Photography Without Breaking the Bank!

Macro accessories While you continue to spend time inside, think about trying some macro photography! Here are some inexpensive ways to do some macro photography without having a dedicated lens. The gear discussed in this article is a long…

Seeing Red – Infrared!

Here is a fun idea that you can try with your smartphone, in your neighborhood – infrared photography! Most digital cameras these days are designed to block the infrared spectrum, so you cannot use them for infrared photography even with infrared filters, but that is not the case with smartphones! Who knew?! Here is an easy way to…

Improve Your Photography from the Comfort of Your Home!

Stuck at home? Who isn’t?! There are many ways to improve your photography even if you can’t (or don’t want to) leave your home. Here are several ideas to help relieve that “itchy trigger finger” due to not being able to push that shutter button! • Photograph objects that you have at home, creating displays…

Use Light to Your Advantage to Photograph Fall Foliage in Any Kind of Weather!

Fall foliage only lasts for a few weeks, so take advantage of every opportunity to photograph those brilliant fall colors, no matter what the weather! Here are some ideas for photographing the fall foliage in less than “ideal” conditions: Rain produces wonderful reflections and color saturation! You may need to use a Circular Polarizing filter to reduce…