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11 Tips for Better Holiday Photo Cards

Andrea Reiser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Someone's always having a bad hair day or isn't in the mood to smile or the shirt they really wanted to wear was rolled up in a ball in the laundry hamper with a big stain. It takes literally hundreds of shots to get one useable photo. But in the end, it's worth it.

Travel Photography How-Tos: Directing Subjects

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

I was on assignment in Fiji when I met a reputable photographer who had no compunction about demanding his subjects remove their shirts. I was shoc...

Expedition Photography (for Beginners!): 9 Tips for Better Travel Photos

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Still daunted by settings and white balance, I shot in auto mode but I did try and pay attention to composition and create images that would help me tell a story.

Before You Post Your Next Selfie, Read This: 3 Tips for Face Flattering Photos

Heather Hummel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

So you say you're not photogenic? That the camera puts on unwanted pounds? Or you're just too camera shy? From the Facebook news feeds I see, this isn't the case anymore. People are photographing themselves in selfies and group photos and are sharing them all over social media.

6 Photography Tips I Learned From a Wildlife Photographer You Can Use Anywhere, Anytime [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

"If you think about the actual reason, the story you want to tell, you will be in a much better position to convey this to the people looking at your images."

How to Take Better Travel Photos

Elevate Destinations | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

As a professional travel photographer, I have had the privilege to travel and work in over 48 countries. The circumstances are often stressful, and time is always limited. To ensure a successful shoot, I always follow these five steps.

Secrets to Taking Better Photos

Scott Mowbray | Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts
Scott Mowbray

For years I'd ben alienated by photo advice books. Then I met George. he guy you can hand your point-and-shoot camera to and he'll take a better picture than you just took with exactly the same camera 60 seconds ago. Without adjusting anything on the camera.

How To Take The Perfect Selfie

| Posted 04.22.2013 | Teen

By Danielle Want to get the most ‘likes’ on your newest Instagram photo? You could easily take a cute photo of yourself with your friends from ...

Shooting a Greyhound Race: 5 Things You'll Learn (PHOTOS)

Rachel Hogue | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
Rachel Hogue

2012-05-07-ScreenShot20120507at10.35.jpg There I was, brand new entry-level dSLR in hand, ready and willing to learn, expecting to come home with a memory card full of great pictures. All you need to do is use a fast shutter speed, right?

Photo Tip: One Shot or Many Shots

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg

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Photo Tip: Polarizing Filter

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Heinrich van den Berg

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Photo Tip: How to Freeze a Wing

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg

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Helping America Take Better Snapshots

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Seems like everyone's a photographer these days. Take a stroll through any New York neighborhood and you'll generally see a few Canons and Nikons in a...

Could a Photograph Really Improve a Woman's Business?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

"I believe that we as a society live most of the time in our heads. And there is so much wisdom in the body, and the soul too. This feels especially true for women."