Teaching Photography to Young Children

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Naturally, children are some of the most curious beings on the planet, so you shouldn’t be surprised if they take an interest in that spiffy device in your hands that captures still pictures and makes a flash. And it’s not something that you should hide from your children. If a child shows an interest in photography, encourage him or her to pursue that. Here’s how:

Tips to Photographing an Older Generation

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For many different reasons, over the years, we’ve developed a growing admiration for the elders within our communities. They have loved, laughed and cried for many decades making them the inspiration to many of the younger generations they come in contact with. Their faces share their passion for life and all they have experienced. There is no better way to preserve their life experiences than through photography.

Black & White Photography With Black Backdrops

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An alternative to eye-popping color in photography is the other extreme, which is the ever-striking use of black and white photography. So much sumptuously beautiful photography is set in black and white, making your subject the centerpiece of the photograph by bringing out your subject’s defining facial characteristics. The digital camera makes it simple to experiment with black and white since you won’t need to purchase special film. You will be able to set your digital camera to the black and white setting or change the image in post-production. When you take your black and white photo against a black background, you accentuate even more detail in your black and white photos.

How to Become a Vintage Photography Expert – Part 1

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Vintage photography is a niche market that is thriving today. Establishing yourself as a vintage photographer means exploring the world of color and saturation, lighting and postproduction techniques. One of the best ways to get started is viewing old photos and black and white snapshots. In order to create images today with the look and feel of days gone by, you must submerse yourself in the old styles and colors of the past.

9 Tips for Great Photography Backgrounds

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Photo backdrops are both useful and challenging to photographers. For example, a backdrop can make a subject stand out, but it can also distract from the subject, too. Some of the main photo background challenges you will encounter as a photographer include distracting focal points, protruding elements and competing lines. One or all of these can cause your subject to appear out of focus, look as though the building behind him is growing out of his head, or make the photo appear too busy and overwhelming.

4 Reasons to Use Seamless Paper

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 young woman laying on bright pink background

A great benefit of photography is that you can take beautiful pictures in virtually any environment. Some photographers choose to focus on a certain niche, whereas others enjoy diverse settings. If you are looking into studio photography, utilizing a photo backdrop is essential. However, this does not limit your photography, as backdrops are made in a large variety of materials, colors, and design. Knowing your budget, studio size, subjects, and your own personal taste will help determine the best photo backdrop for you.