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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…

See the World Around You in a Whole New Way!

Most of us have been at home for several months, working on keeping ourselves busy, pushing ourselves to find ways to improve our photography and (hopefully) learning new camera skills. You probably think you’ve exhausted all of the “photographic possibilities” in your neighborhood, but here are a few suggestions for using your camera to create images that will help…

WPS Guide for Amateur Photographers

We are pleased to announce that WPS Founder and Director E. David Luria has not just been sitting home in the Time of the Virus, looking at cute cat videos and watching his hair grow long. NO! He has been writing an Ebook: “Washington Photo Safari’s Guide For Amateur Photographers“, an illustrated 130+ page compilation…