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Photo tips of using a camera, location shooting, compostion, lighting, edition and various subjects and learning tools for improving your photography.

Water taxi in Chicago

10 Photography tips for grey sky or rainy days

10 Photography tips for  grey sky or rainy days   I had a quick layover in Chicago and I planned a fantastic urban outdoor adventure exploring downtown and even taking one of the iconic river cruises. Well arriving early on a very cold and cloudy day really dampened my enthusiasm and thoughts of enjoying the […]

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Simplifying the scene focus on one main subject

Photo Tip: Simplify the scene

Photo Tip: Simplify the scene Many photographers try to include everything including the kitchen sink into a photograph and that works for many types of photographs including landscapes, panoramas, skylines and urban environments. In my opinion, a really good photograph should only have a single idea in your photograph that conveys a complete story that hopefully engages […]

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Rule of thirds with the bridge place on the top third of the frame

Photo Tip: the rule of thirds

Photo Tip: the rule of thirds   One of the most well-known rules in photography that gets covered regularly is the rule of thirds. This concept is also well-known in art circles because of the composition elements that are universal in theory and application of the rules to basic composition. Generally, the rule of thirds […]

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