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Everyone loves taking pictures of their kids or having pictures done of their kids. If you are taking portraits of kids for yourself or for others, there are some tips and ideas we have found helpful concerning how to photograph kids. Child photography tips and ideas will help us get better images of kids. Posing tips for kids, portrait lighting ideas, techniques for action photography, equipment choices, and other child photography ideas give us the tools to capture excellent images. Start With Familiarity As with most attempts at portraiture, making really good portraits of kids requires a little bit of...

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The benefits of lens filters for photography are sometimes very obvious, but they require thought and knowledge. Possibly one of the most common benefits of lens filters is taming difficult lighting situations.   Those difficult lighting situations are why we use some thought when considering why and how we use lens filters. The lighting conditions aren’t always worked out by exposure techniques and methods of post processing.  Why Use Lens Filters Large differences of exposure value or reflective light are some conditions that explain why use of lens filters assist us photographically. Lens protection, color correction or enhancement, and special effects...

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I’ve owned multiple modular camera bags over the years, some of which were definitely not the highest quality (don’t blame me because I was poor).  But, one thing I always noticed was that whenever I was out shooting with any other camera bags, I always missed the benefits of my modular camera bags.  Then, when I upgraded to my first of many Holdfast camera bags, I was permanently sold. Here are just a few of the many advantages that come with using modular camera bags.  They're Adaptable Take Holdfast’s Fundy Streetwise Bag, as an example. You can use modular camera bags...

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If you don’t know what a medium format camera is, it’s any camera that mimics 120 film size through a digital imaging sensor. There are a ton of benefits of medium format cameras, but they are namely used for fashion and advertising photography. For the purposes of this article, I’m going to be using the Fuji GFX 100 as a great example of a medium format camera. They Have a Full Range of Colors   One of the best features of medium format cameras like the GFX 100 is that they have the most accurate colors of any digital cameras in the...

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Ten quick but useful tips for the wedding photographer As any veteran wedding photographer will tell you, wedding photography is never as a straightforward as taking a few snaps. From family, to logistical challenges, you’ll be expected to capture the happiest day of a couple's life. Everything in stunning images which capture a couple's connection, while remaining an unobtrusive presence right at the heart of somebody else's celebration. Get the perfect shots and your clients will be able to enjoy the memory of their special day for decades. Get it wrong, and you’ll tarnish happy memories of a romantic occasion. Whether you're...

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