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  • Composing your Own Photo

    by Tianvf | 22nd of November, 2014

    Just think about this, you have a subject selected, but now, how do you make this picture as amazing as it can get? Well, you need to start off by knowing what makes up a good photo. When someone is looking to buy a photograph they look for key elements of composition, patterns... More
  • Controlling depth of field for lansdcapes

    by Neilmachin | 21st of August, 2012

    Modern cameras and lenses have given us many improvements over the models of old, but one thing that seems to have gone backwards is the easy control over depth of field. Way back when with my Nikon FM SLR and 24mm lens I could set the lens to f22 (nobody had impressed... More
  • Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points

    by Chanevy | 30th of June, 2012

    The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there! Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs? This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations,... More
  • Shallow DOF for stock

    by Bradcalkins | 30th of November, 2011

    One of my latest images just sold, and it occured to me that I have very few images with shallow depth of field as a key feature. In some closeups it is enevitable, but I rarely use it as a 'focus' of my stock images. There are a few reasons for this: 1. Lens are a little... More
  • Understanding depth if field

    by Dmccale | 25th of July, 2011

    I wanted to share this link I found. depth of field In my opinion, we can never learn enough about photography. Sometimes I think I know something and zap its gone. Therefore, I try to read on different techniques as often as I can. Hope this helps some of you. Happy shooting.... More
  • Depth of Field : Basic Quick Tip

    by Elephantopia | 1st of July, 2010

    Remember, if you shoot with a crop sensor camera you have more DOF than a full frame camera if you were to attempt framing the same shot with both types of cameras... Take the same 50mm f/1.4 lens and put it on a Full Frame D700 and then put it on a Crop D300. Assume you... More
  • Space Management - III

    by Aryanimagery | 22nd of February, 2008

    I have discussed the space definition and camera position relative to space. In this one I have wrote my ideas regarding the lenses and how they affect the spce, wide angle and telephoto lens. When we use a wide-angle lens, we are expanding all visually space. For creating... More
  • Space Management - II

    by Aryanimagery | 21st of February, 2008

    Camera position plays a vital role in creating and arranging positive and negative spaces. The relationship between where the camera is positioned and where the elements in frame physically exist is one of the most important things we should pay attention too. Their are three... More
  • Space Management - I

    by Aryanimagery | 20th of February, 2008

    Using Space Management and Layering, we manipulate the two dimensional photographic space and introduce depth by changing the relationship of distance between elements and their size. Positive and negative space occupies all areas within any scene in the camera's viewfinder.... More

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