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Twenty Outstanding Infrared Photographs

Twenty Outstanding Infrared Photographs

Infrared photography is one of those art forms that looks more difficult than it actually is. Infrared photos can be captured with the assistance of a lens filter such as the Hoya RM72 (plus a tripod) or with a DSLR that has been modified to capture infrared light. Most of the images you see here have had some sort of post-processing done to achieve the interesting and unusual tones that are the hallmark of infrared photography.
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Photography Inspirations

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Photography Inspirations

As photographers, we’re inspired by other photographers and even artists. We can’t help but look at, and even analyze, other photographer’s works. One popular place that’s like window shopping for photographs is Flickr. It’s a great place to share your own work and to comment on other photographer’s images. But, most importantly to be inspired.
I’ve selected 10 great photographers from Flickr who are worth following. By listing these 10 photographers, I hope they motivate and challenge you to keep shooting your best.
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5 Tips To Get Your First Photography Client

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5 Tips To Get Your First Photography Client

This is the second post in our ‘start your photography career’ series. Last time, we covered photographer’s compensation and pay rates. Now I want to take some time to discuss the real challenge: getting that first client. I got started in the photography business because a good friend of mine, a sponsored athlete at the time, needed a few good photos to show all those companies that kept sending him stuff. One thing led to another, and before you know it, all sorts of people were coming to me for my work. Here are a few tips to get your name out there.
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5 Ways To Enjoy Photos On Your New iPad

5 Ways To Enjoy Photos On Your New iPad

Did you purchase the new iPad when it came out? The new iPad boasts the best screen in the biz, with up to four times the pixel density of ordinary screens. That means you get amazingly crisp photos and details you probably haven’t noticed before. With the Retina Display, the new iPad is the perfect tool for viewing and editing your masterpieces. Here are 5 ways to enjoy your photos on it.
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A photography tool worth $1 Billion?

A photography tool worth $1 Billion?

[opinion] Instagram is a popular photo sharing tool on the web, and Facebook just bought it for $1 Billion. This an unprecedented move for Facebook. They’ve never made such a purchase, and they may never do it again. What intrigues me more than anything is that Instagram is nothing more than a simple photography tool. Why is it so popular, how can you use it for your own photography, and more importantly, how come it’s worth $1 Billion?
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How To Send Photos Back Home When On Holiday

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How To Send Photos Back Home When On Holiday

We don’t go on vacation to spend more time with computers. We go to get away from them. Naturally, there’s a problem when you want to share the pictures you’ve taken on vacation with your family. With no computer in sight, how do you email them to your loved ones? Is there an easy way around this, or are we supposed to wait until we get back to share them?
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Stuck In A Rut? Try These Fun Photography Games

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Stuck In A Rut? Try These Fun Photography Games

There is only one true antidote to complacency and boredom in photography, and it is FUN. The games I’m about to show you have been around since the beginning of photography, but they’re getting even better with social media tools like Facebook and Flickr. The next time you want to give yourself a challenge, or at least do something different, give these fun photography games a try.
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Is Your Photography In A Rut? Break Free From Shooter’s Block!

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Is Your Photography In A Rut? Break Free From Shooter’s Block!

You might not even know it when it happens. Suddenly, and without warning, you’re no longer as interested in photography as you once were. What’s going on? Have you lost the love? Hardly. You’re just experiencing shooter’s block, and it’s completely normal. I’ve gone through several bouts of it myself, and I’ve learned a few tricks to snap out of it. Here’s what has worked the best for me.
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How To Avoid Getting Your Work Stolen

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How To Avoid Getting Your Work Stolen

You may have noticed, while browsing the web for photos, that some of the photos you see have a transparent signature in the bottom corner. Watermarks like these help professional photographers to keep their work away from the prying mouses and keyboards of the web. They help deter people who will take those photos and put them to use without giving any recognition or royalty to the photographer who took them.
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4 Ways To Share Your New Photos With Your Friends

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4 Ways To Share Your New Photos With Your Friends

There are more ways to share information today than there has been in the history of mankind. As a photographer, your options are practically limitless. You can hop on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Myspace, Photobucket, and plenty of others. They all allow you to upload your favorite photos and share them with your friends. So much of this is going on that it seems as though a new way to share pictures gets invented and released to the public every week. Considering this, I think it’s a much more fruitful endeavor to tell you about some of my favorites instead of going over all of your options.
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The ABC’s of Storing Your Digital Photos

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The ABC’s of Storing Your Digital Photos

If you are like me, you love taking as many digital photos as you can. You go out to shoot, fill up your SD card, and then pull a few more cards out of your pouch before continuing on. By now, you probably have at least a few gigabytes of digital photos on your hard drive. That is a lot to keep track of, and if you don’t manage them somehow, you’ll end up losing all of your favorites. So, in an effort to make your photo viewing and sharing more enjoyable and less frustrating, I am presenting my tried and true digital photo storage methods. They have served me for years, and I am certain they will serve you.
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Picnik used as Flickr’s Photo Editor

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Picnik used as Flickr’s Photo Editor

I’ve long been a fan of Picnik – a free online image editing program. In some great news today, Picnik has been announced as the long-awaited Flickr photo editing software.
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Your Photos May Be Used Without Your Permission

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Your Photos May Be Used Without Your Permission

Be careful when using some of the popular free photo sites on the Internet (like Flickr), as your image may end up being used by others without your knowledge.
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Sending Pictures By Email

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Sending Pictures By Email

Do your images take a long time to email to your relatives? Do your friends ask that you not send pictures to them because of the download time?

This usually happens when your photos are a very large size. Large images take a long time to transfer over the Internet.
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Tagging Photos

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Tagging Photos

Most photo software that allows you to organize your photos has the facility to tag your photos. This includes software like Photoshop Elements as well as online services like Flickr.

But what is tagging, and why should you use it? Read on…
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