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How to Choose Your Niche to Be a Successful Photographer

The field of photography is probably more diverse than you think. Let’s look at some of the more popular photography specialties that have traditionally allowed professional photographers to earn a respectable income. Fine art photography Fine art photography is for the creative individual who enjoys taking pictures for their aesthetic value -- landscapes, nature, wildlife, nudes or portraits. These high-quality images are often categorized as works of art and sometimes displayed and sold in galleries, with prints reproduced in limi...
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How to Shoot People-Free Photos of Crowded Places

It’s more and more difficult these days to photograph places without crowds or cars. One of the strategies that can help achieve that is to wake up early and be there at sunrise, but in very popular places, there will be other photographers with the same idea as you. So, how can we take a picture of a scene without this crowd?In my work, I follow a very simple rule when I edit — if I can remove it in real life, then I can remove it in Photoshop. So, can we ask people to leave a scene for 5 minutes? Of course! Just because we aren’t d...
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Consumers not given the real picture in megapixel war?


One of the big wars being fought by smartphone manufacturers is the megapixel count of cameras. RAM has become a specification to fight for and companies are now cramming in more megapixels to try and grab the attention of consumers. And this trick is working too. Grand advertising of smartphone cameras with high megapixels count means that the unsuspecting buyer will fall for the trick. The common perception is that more megapixels will result in better quality photographs. Unfortunately, it is not that simple, and a quality photograph ...
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Can You Photograph Reality?

Do you believe that your images are objective representations of reality? You might be mistaken. Here are a few arguments why. Subjectivity and Objectivity In public debate, objectivity is a highly discussed virtue. Funded research, manipulated images, and the worldwide appearance of fake news are highly debated topics all around the globe. In its essence, the demand for neutral coverage is a demand for objectivity: People want to see reality instead of the opinion of an author, director, or photographer. To make it quick: it sim...