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Archive for March, 2010

How to Analyze Composition

How to Analyze Composition

Today we’re going to have a look at how to analyze the composition of an image. Assuming that you have the exposure right and taken the lens cap off, you should end up with some nice images. A really great image, though, has to be well composed. Here are the points to watch out for.
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Photo Critique: Stepping Over The Rainbow

Photo Critique: Stepping Over The Rainbow

Critiquing your own photos and those of others is a great way to improve as a photographer. You will really start to understand the important concepts of composition, color balance, and subject matter when you discover how other people use them. A truly great photo always has these three elements working in its favor. Let’s have a look at how the next photo brings it all together.
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How To Take Photos With Motion Blur To Give The Illusion of Movement

How To Take Photos With Motion Blur To Give The Illusion of Movement

A motion blur effect works really well in sports photography, giving your viewer a sense of speed and action. It is also a great standalone photographic technique for dramatizing certain kinds of scenes. You can capture the speed of a running cheetah or the streaks of light coming from speeding cars moving through the city at night. Wherever something is moving, you can get in touch with its motion by using this technique.
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