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Learning to Compose (2): Review
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Learning to Compose (2): Review

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

If you want to learn to compose, review. This series of articles is not giving you rules for composition to use right now, but methods to learn how to be better at composition. Read more...

The Many Ways to Keyword in LrC
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The Many Ways to Keyword in LrC

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

There are a variety of software processing programs that allow someone to use keywords as a way to find an image. As an LrC user I find that the keyword function allows me to find just about any image in seconds. Read more...

On Assignment (7): Shooting from the Air
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On Assignment (7): Shooting from the Air

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Photographing from an airplane or helicopter poses numerous challenges, both technical and creative. And the composition is always in flux. Read more...

Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 2
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Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 2

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Part 1 of this article covered the basics of getting started with the LrC Book Module. Part 2 presents additional information on using the module. Read more...

On Assignment (6): Photographing People
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On Assignment (6): Photographing People

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

The keys to successfully photographing people? Respect, Enthusiasm and Fun. In that order. Read more...

Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 1
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Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 1

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

I’m an Adobe user and have been for about 10 years now. Lightroom (LrC) is my primary software program and I mostly use it and Photoshop, although I often use other software, too. I find software fairly easy to use for the most part so I spend a lot of time “playing” with my images. Read more...

On Assignment (5): Making a Photograph
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On Assignment (5): Making a Photograph

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

This is the fifth article in Matt Bradley’s “On Assignment” series. We visit Arkansas, India and Canada where he reminds us that sometimes it takes a little creative brainstorming — or just plain work — to “make” a photograph. Read more...

On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is
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On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

When you’re out with your camera — hot to capture a great image, but nothing seems to click (so to speak) — go find the best light and make a photograph happen there. Read more...

Finding Subjects to Photograph at Home
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Finding Subjects to Photograph at Home

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

While I would really like to travel right now, as I would normally be doing to some degree, I am not yet comfortable taking that step. Read more...

On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light
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On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Light — the very essence of photography. Without it, you can’t take a picture, of course. But, as most Nikonians know, not just any light will do. A great composition captured in light that’s only fair, usually ends up as only a fair picture. Read more...

Learning to Compose (1): Observation
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Learning to Compose (1): Observation

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

In a previous series, I shared 21 principles of composition. I thought of revisiting and expanding on them in this series, but I feel it’s been said. What I want to focus on in this series is about how to become the kind of photographer who composes perfectly, without having to think about it. Read more...

On Assignment (2): Searching for the Shot
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On Assignment (2): Searching for the Shot

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

The second in Matt Bradley’s “On Assignment” series. We visit the Virgin Islands and northern Nebraska — diverse locations, where top-notch photographs do not come easily. Read more...

Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF
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Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF

David H. Roberts (dhroberts)

Interested using your Nikon Z6, Z7, or Z50 together with the innovative Nikkor 500/5.6 PF telephoto lens for wildlife photography? Join our member David Roberts (dhroberts) on a birding trip. Read more...

On Assignment (1): Previsualization Makes the Shot
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On Assignment (1): Previsualization Makes the Shot

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Join our member Matt Bradley (mbradley), a former pro photographer, “On Assignment” as he takes us along on a few of his adventures and shares what he learned along the way. Read more...

Using the virus to your advantage
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Using the virus to your advantage

Michael Hurder (MKHurder)

Want to find hidden gems among your older photographs? Member Michael Hurder (MKHurder) has five tips for you on how to find gems in images you might have missed. Read more...

Photography in Corona times
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Photography in Corona times

With loved ones and ourselves maybe at home, no or limited travel, how can we best spend our time as photographers in these times of the Coronavirus? Read more...

Using a Textured Background to Enhance an Image
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Using a Textured Background to Enhance an Image

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Learn how to use a textured background to enhance your images. Read more...

Astrophotography – Image Processing
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Astrophotography – Image Processing

David Goldstein (dagoldst)

David Goldstein (dagoldst) shares with us more of his experience in Astrophotography, this time on image processing. Read more...

Converting Color Wildlife Images to Black & White
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Converting Color Wildlife Images to Black & White

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

I recently learned about a very successful fine art photographer, David Yarrow, and saw some of his black and white work online. He also does some color images as well. I had never heard of him before and I was excited to learn about him after seeing his incredible black and white images. Read more...

Paul Blais
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Paul Blais

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Paul Blais joined Nikonians in 2014. Since then he keeps further refining his great abilities and frequently shares his knowledge and extraordinary landscapes with the community members. We are happy and proud to have him with us. Read more...

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