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Photography tips, tutorials and ideas

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If it’s about photography, we’ll cover it in our extensive collection of photography tips, tutorials and ideas. If there is something you want to know about, and you can’t find it here or in our archive, let us know through our Facebook group, The Lens Loungers. Suggest an article you would like us to write. We’re always looking for ideas to write great photography tutorials and advice for our community.

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Cropping photos for maximum impact and better composition

Cropping photos for maximum impact and better composition

What is photo cropping? When we think of cropping a photo, we usually think about cropping it to fit a certain size print. So we often think about cropping a photo as a post production activity.  But cropping photos is something that should be at the forefront of your...

What is high key photography, and how to master it

What is high key photography, and how to master it

I mentioned high key photography last week in the tutorial on how to read a histogram, so now feels like a great time to talk about what is high key photography and how to achieve a high key image. If you didn’t catch the article, read about it here: How to read a...

How to use horizontal lines for the best composition

How to use horizontal lines for the best composition

What is more timeless, stable and certain than the horizon? Nothing. This is why horizontal lines in photography composition create a feeling of stability, rest and dependability in an image.So let’s look at how to make the most of horizontal lines as a composition...

How to read a histogram and why it’s not perfect

How to read a histogram and why it’s not perfect

You shouldn't rely entirely on your histogramA histogram is a great tool and learning to use your camera’s histogram is a great idea. The thing is though, if you’re using it properly, you’ll know that you can’t rely on it entirely. You do need to observe the scene and...

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