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Top 10 Gifts for Photographers Under $50 - 2019 Edition

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Top 10 Gifts for Photographers Under $50 - 2019 Edition

photo by evgenyatamanenko via iStock Sure, it’s only August, but before you know it, it’ll be December 24th, and you’ll have zero gifts for your favorite photographer. Why not get a head start this year and scope out a few items that photographers will love? This list runs the gamut of photography gadgets and accessories, all of which are under the $50 threshold.  See what you can find to impress the photographer on your holiday shopping list! Gifts for Photographers Under $50: CanvasHQ Print If you’re like me, sometimes finding the perfect gift for certain loved ones is a long, drawn-out process...

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3 Tips on How to Use a Circular Polarizer

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3 Tips on How to Use a Circular Polarizer

For those of you that have been paying attention, you know I just wrote this seriously in-depth article about how to use a circular polarizer.   It goes into the science behind circular polarizers and is pretty technical.  This article, on the other hand, is simply a short list of practical tips for using a polarizer and skips all the technical stuff.  Here are my top 3 tips on how to use a circular polarizer.  Get the Angle Right photo by nexusimage via iStock  If you’re trying to use your circular polarizer to shoot sunsets or sunrises, it’s not going to work. That’s because circular...

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Do You Actually Need a Polarizing Filter?

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Do You Actually Need a Polarizing Filter?

Photo by Eric Welch on Unsplash Once again, I'm writing about the most underrated piece of photography equipment out there... a polarizing filter. It always shocks me how many photographers I encounter that don't use a polarizer. I know that post-processing can fix some of the issues that a polarizer addresses, but, guys, come one...polarizers are much more effective and easy to use! What Does a Polarizing Filter Do? Polarizing filters work in a complicated way to filter out specific types of light, and I covered it in depth here. But, as a quick rundown, a polarizer: Prevents glare on the surface of water, thereby enabling...

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash When you’re first starting off in your landscape photography journey, it can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, it may feel like the place you live isn’t beautiful enough for you to be one of the truly great landscape photographers. But, believe it or not, nature photography is much more than living somewhere gorgeous... Here are some nature photography tips to teach you how to make the most of the nature that’s accessible to you.  Table of Contents It’s All About the Camera But, Don’t Forget About Your Filters, Tripods and Lenses Nature Photography Tips Are Useless if You’re Shooting in...

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Fundamental Landscape Photography Tips

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Fundamental Landscape Photography Tips

 photo by gehringj via iStock  From what I’ve come across, landscape photographers are always more than welcome to share their knowledge (more so than other photographers), and because of this, landscape photography should be easy to conquer. Landscape photography tips for beginners, the nitty, gritty specific ones you read last night at 2 a.m., make the trade a lot more difficult to grasp. So, I tried to compile tips for landscape photography that are overarching.  And hopefully it will make landscape photography a little more attainable, even without professional landscape photography gear.  Take Your Time  photo by RichLegg via iStock  “There are no secrets...

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