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How to Master the Art of Lens Whacking

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Lens whacking may sound like something dirty, but it’s actually a technique that can be used to take your photography to the next level. It involves taking images after the light has passed through the lens and hits the sensor. To achieve the effect, you will need to remove the lens and hold it in front of the sensor. This will allow the light to pass through the lens and create a gap between the lens and the camera body. It causes a light leak that produces the lens whacking effect. Letting in the light will cause a section of...

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    How to List Your Photographs as NFTs

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    In the artworld, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the latest craze. They are pieces of art that exist in digital form only. They are built and managed on a blockchain, so most require a crypto payment concurrent with the blockchain on which they are built (usually Ethereum). All types of art can be purchased as an NFT including photography. Getting into this digital world can be a great way to get your name out there and increase your income. But the world of crypto and NFT’s can be confusing to say the least. This article will provide you with the tips...

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      How to Get Terrific Ski Photography This Winter

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      With the cold weather coming, many photographers are planning on heading out to the snow to get some great winter shots. Capturing a skier in motion is a way to get a photo you will be proud to add to your portfolio. But capturing ski activity isn’t easy. You’ll be dealing with movement and glare making it difficult to get the right focus, composition and exposure. But if you are successful, it will be well worth the effort. This article will discuss how to get ski photos that look terrific. Communicate with Your Subject Candid photos may be terrific in...

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        A Comprehensive Guide to Corporate Event Photography

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        Corporate event photography is a great way for photographers to earn money. They can attend events to take pictures that can be used on the company’s social media pages, web site and more. It a terrific way to generate extra income. If you are thinking of branching out into the corporate photography field, here are some guidelines that will help you make the most of it. Get a Contract To make yourself look more professional, make up a contract for your clients to review and sign. Here are some things that should be included. • Your rate: Be straightforward about...

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          How to Get Scary Photos That are Perfect for Halloween

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          Halloween is just around the corner. It’s time to get spooky with your photography. Fortunately, people are getting in the spirit and stores are stocked with costumes and props, many of which are not too expensive. This makes it easy to get inspired for photos that are positively frightening. Here are a few ideas that may get your juices flowing. Darkness is Your Friend No matter how horrifying an image is, it will be even scarier if it’s surrounded by darkness. After all, who knows what lurks in the dark? Taking a dark picture is tricky because you have to...

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