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Create Stunning Infrared Photography for Less Than $200 – Photography Article

Infrared photography can reveal an eye-opening world of visual wonders, one that will continue to surprise you with its peculiarities. And it can also be surprisingly affordable. What Is Infrared Photography? Infrared photography involves capturing part of the light spectrum that humans can’t experience: wavelengths that only frogs, snakes, fish, and some insects are privy to. With the right equipment and techniques, infrared photography allows for the capture of wavelengths beyond 700nm, the limitation of human vision. The technical details aren’t…

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Photographer Creates Her Own Spacesuit for Fantasy Portrait – Photography Article

Anya Anti is an internationally published photo artist from the Ukraine who now lives in the Big Apple. If you have never seen her work, you are missing out on a whole series of quirky, interesting, and fantastical images that stir up emotion and imagination. I am a big fan of photographers who go that extra mile, either by creating props or building their own sets. Anya regularly creates installations to shoot her models in, and these are just as…

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The Beautiful Art of Photographing Strangers In Intimate Settings – Photography Article

Couples photography has become more popular in the boudoir industry. It is a way to connect, interact and photograph moments between a couple to give a glimpse into their relationship. Although what happens when the couple is a pair of complete strangers? A professional photographer based in Oklahoma City, Ore Adesina specializes in couples boudoir photography. Photographing couples boudoir shows the clients a more intimate perspective in their images. However, she wanted to try shooting a couple of strangers that had never met, in…

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Lesser Known Photography Galleries: Seek Them Out – Photography Article

If you’re into photography and you’re into galleries, I’m confident you’ve heard of New York’s MoMa, Toronto’s AGO, and London’s Tate Modern. But what about some of the lesser known galleries that are often given short shrift in favor of the bigger iconic galleries? Take a look at the following galleries if you haven’t heard of them or been lucky enough to check them out:  Foam is certainly well known, but, standing in the shadow of the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk, and…

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Stunning Underwater Photography Will Make You Rethink Shooting in Color – Photography Article

One might think the vibrant colors of sea life would make color a non-negotiable in underwater photography. But photographer Christian Vizl produced some of the most compelling images of ocean life I’ve ever seen — and they’re all black-and-white. Shooting a wedding may be a technical challenge, but once you have your settings down, it’s all about relationships (and keeping them afloat — literally). Under water, Vizl faces additional obstacles masked by the tranquility of the dense environment surrounding him. Backscatter…

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The Ultimate Guide to Selling Fine Art Prints – Photography Article

Did you ever want to get into the prestigious and often lucrative world of selling your photos as fine art limited edition prints, but didn’t know where to start? In this video, learn how you can get started in the fine art world of photography and start making money with your photography today.  In this extensive, jam-packed informational 1.5-hour video, Thomas Werner, a private art dealer, former New York gallery owner, and established fine art photographer, dives deep into the world of…

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Printing For Rich Contrast and Colors With Hahnemühle’s Photo Rag® Baryta – Photography Article

When you’ve decided to print your work and you’re looking for the right paper, your options are near endless. If you know that you’re wanting strong contrast and rich color representation, then take a look at this paper from Hahnemühle. When having different paper options from a company that you can rely on for consistency and quality is important, I’ve found that Hahnemühle is one company that always brings their A game. When it comes to printing and paper selection,…

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500px Blog » » Contributor Agnieszka Pasko on “weird” minimalist photography – Photography Article

Exclusive Licensing Contributor Agnieszka Pasko is a fine art photographer based in Gdansk, Poland. Her work caters to minimalist tastes, utilizing visual simplicity while highlighting complex concepts in her series such as identity, femininity, and form. Browse her Licensing collection here. Q: Tell us a bit about who you are as a photographer. A: I think that my photography is…weird. I really like when my photographs are a little bit disturbing. I love minimalism and white spaces; they help me…

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Stop Trying To Get Everyone To Like Your Work – Photography Article

When I talk to creators and survey the industry landscape, I see a zillion creators trying to have all their work liked by all the people. This comes from our social animal DNA, but it’s the completely wrong approach to success – whether that be measured by your work being licensed, sold, etc, or by getting hired, shown, talked about, displayed, whatever. Simply said, by trying to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one, especially not yourself. But fear…

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The Dirtiest Secret in Photography – Photography Article

I’m often asked: where I get my inspiration from, how to stand out? AND why I’m sharing less BTS videos of my photo shoots? Well….glad you asked. Because in today’s episode of #cjRAW, I answer those questions specifically….but wanted to do something a little bit different. A little stripped down. Straight talk. Heart to heart — just you and me. In fact, in this episode, I reveal the dirtiest secret in photography. Truth is: the most game-changing ideas come from…

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