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Make A Low-Angle Camera Mount Out Of An Old Frying Pan

Getting really good low-angle shots can be difficult since you can’t use most tripods and handheld shots can get shaky and blurry. What you can do, though, is make a nearly ground-level camera mount using an old, cheap frying pan.


Deals: These 3 Courses Are Your Key To A Successful Photo Business

Starting a successful photography business takes more than being skilled with a camera. No matter how good your shots are, you’ll need business and marketing expertise to get your company off the ground. The Build Your Own Photography Business Bundle will teach you the skills needed get your business going, and it’s only $37.70 AUD [$29 USD].


Make Some DIY Flexible LED Panels For Your Photography Lighting Kit

Video: If you’re looking for a great way to light your photo and video shoots, this DIY super bright LED panel can be moulded to shed light anywhere you need it. You can even swap between warm and cool lighting with the flick of a switch.


Use A Scrim Net To Shoot Photos Against A Bright Background

Here’s a trick for more advanced photographers to shoot against a bright background without blowing out the exposure. In this video, portrait photographer Joel Grimes shows how he uses a thin net to darken a backdrop while setting the exposure for the face of his subject.


A Beginner's Guide To Installing Magic Lantern On Your DSLR

Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It’s like custom firmware, but it runs directly from a memory card without altering the camera’s software. This video from Jake Coppinger shows how to get started using the powerful tool.


GoldenHour.One Tells You The Perfect Time And Place To Take Photos

iOS: We all know that golden hour is the hour before sunset and the hour after sunrise when lighting is great for photography. There’s a bit more nuance to it than that, and this app helps photographers optimise golden hour to get the best possible pics.


Top 10 Tricks To Make Yourself An Apple Photos Master

Apple’s slow evolution of its Photos app — Camera Roll, iCloud library and all — has been a little confusing for users at times, but with iOS 10 and macOS Sierra now on the horizon, it’s finally settling down into a coherent, reliable service.


Portrait Photo Shoot-Out: Sony's A6000 (Crop) Versus The A7II (Full-Frame)

There’s plenty to think about when it comes to cameras, though something you might not be aware of is the difference between full-frame and crop sensors. Fortunately, to the rescue is photographer Manny Ortiz, who shows in the clip above the practical characteristics of each configuration.


Microsoft Pix For iOS Automatically Snaps And Edits Photos For The Best Possible Picture

iOS: Microsoft released a camera app for the iPhone whose main goal is to make it a little easier to take better photos without any extra effort from you.


Use This Blend Mode In Photoshop To Perfectly Align Images

If you’re working on an image in Photoshop that’s cut into numerous sections, sometimes you find yourself needing to carefully align the different layers just by eye. Set one layer to the “difference” blend mode, though and it’s infinitely easier.


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