Smoke on the Water: Tips for Shooting Smoke Like a Pro

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There’s something about smoke that is just so... cool. The way it moves through the air of its own volition, seemingly with a mind of its own. The way the light catches the particles, creating body transparent, translucent, and opaque. It could be argued that this is part of the appeal of cigarette smoking—the image of a person leaning against the wall, a cigarette slack between the first two fingers, with smoke trailing, wisping into nothingness.

What You Should Know When Doing a Landscape Photography

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Landscape photography is one of the most popular types of photography, since there is no need to prepare the environment, studio or model. It is especially true, if you are traveling a lot or just living in a picturesque area with mountains, lakes, waterfalls, rivers and so on around. But residing in such an area is not everything you need: landscape photography is more of a preparation and luck. So, if you are going to make some fascinating shots of wild nature, I have some useful tips to share and help you create really amazing photos.

Tips to Photograph Stars like a Pro

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When the sun goes down, the beautiful night sky lights up with millions and zillions of stars spread all across the night sky shining and twinkling. You just feel like capturing the tiny things, don’t you? Well if not in reality, you can capture them in a frame for life by using a camera. Now, most of us are not professionals, so how do we take perfect pictures of the gorgeous night sky? Amazingly wide-angle and good quality pictures of the night sky can be taken by almost anyone who has a camera with single lens reflex 35 mm usual film or a digital cameras that are easily available. This method of capturing the star-filled night sky is called Astrophotography. Let’s take a look at some of the tips to photograph the night sky like a professional.

How to Guide: Photographing Nature

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Of all of the subjects that you can photograph, nature, with its infinite variety and integral beauty has to be one of the most worthy. And if you’re a nature enthusiast, combining your love of the outdoors with your love of photography will probably seem natural.

5 Apps to Take Amazing Pictures With Your iPhone

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But if you want to get your iPhone images looking really great, you need to get yourself a few apps to do a bit of post-production tweaking. And if you’re looking for the apps that will give you the most amount of impact, here are 5 of the best.

The Anatomy of a Popular Pinterest Photo

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Social media is a great way for us as designers to share our work with others online. Possibly the best platform for this is Pinterest. While most other social media revolves around text or sharing interesting articles, Pinterest is a purely visual medium, making it the perfect choice for putting our portfolio pieces on a virtual pedestal for the world to see. In order for a Pinterest photo to be widely shared, it is essential that it be pinned and repinned by the masses. The trouble is, there was never any way of knowing what kinds of photos garner the most repins. But thanks to Philadelphia based startup Curalate, we now have a pretty good idea about what makes for a popular Pinterest photo. If you can work some of these elements into your portfolio photos, you will increase the likelihood that your work will be shared in front of a worldwide audience of other designers looking for inspiration, as well as potential clients. So what factors increase a photos “pinnability?”

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