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Beach Photo Tips: simple photo tips for beach goers

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By Tracy Greene – TakeGreatPictures.com You’ve been working out and tanning up for sun worshiping at the beach, make sure your summer beach memories are as hot as you remember with these simple photo tips for beach goers.   Photographing at the beach can be a lot of fun, but taking your camera to the beach…

Win a Tamron 70-300mm Lens

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From TakeGreatPictures.com Enter for your chance to win a Tamron 70-300mm Lens Enter today for your chance to WIN a Tamron 70-300mm lens and discover first class sharpness, brilliant colors, and striking contrast in this amazingly versatile lens. The fast, crisp frame-filling power of the Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC lens makes distant subjects…

4th of July Fireworks Photo Tips

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©Brandon Remler By Tracy Greene – TakeGreatPictures.com Shooting fireworks is easy! Yes, you heard that right. With our fireworks photo tips you’ll make great pictures that will amaze your family and friends.  One of the best things about shooting fireworks is that if you get it right, the reward can be breathtaking. Photos you will…

How to Take Tack Sharp Macro Photos

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©Russell Burden By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Macro photography opens an entirely new world of image making. The closer you get, the more you’ll see things you never knew existed. Little details become primary compositional elements. Small parts of the whole take on an immensity that otherwise go unnoticed. It’s an investigation into the miniscule…

12 Great Summertime Photo Accessories

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  By Jason Schneider – TakeGreatPictures.com It’s the season for vacations, outdoor activities, and picture taking. Enhance your shooting experience (and take better pictures) with these cool photographic accessories!  Summertime is peak picture-taking season, and adding a few well-chosen accessories to your photo outfit is a cost-effective way to take your picture-taking experience to a…

Photographing Graduation: How to Make Memorable Graduation Photos

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By Tracy Greene - TakeGreatPictures.com Here are some tips to help you photograph graduations so you will have amazing photos to cherish for years to come… Graduation. It’s a monumental time in anyone’s life and deserves some memorable photographs to mark the occasion. Here are some tips to help you photograph graduations so you will have…

TakeGreatPictures.com Expands Resources to Inspire, Inform and Educate Photographers

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Redesigned Website Brings Together Experts from Behind the Lens to Provide Advice for Those with an Interest in Photography Regardless of Picture Taking Experience Woodbury, NY, May 31 – TakeGreatPictures.com, a website dedicated to inspiring, informing and educating the general public on topics related to photography, today announced the expansion of its educational resources for…

Get Great Shots at Festivals and Events

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©Russ Burden By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Parades, events, and outdoor celebrations provide wonderful photographic opportunities. The subjects are adorned in elaborate costumes, participants are willing to pose, people are in good moods, and photo opportunities are everywhere. To get good shots, you’ll need a wide to telephoto zoom, a flash to tame the harsh…

Panasonic DMC Lumix LX5: Hands-On Review

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By Jon Sienkiewicz – Take Great Pictures.com The Panasonic DMC Lumix LX5 is a photographer’s camera. It’s styled after the classic rangefinders of yesteryear, and has a solid and luxurious feel. It delivers very high quality images shot after shot, and can capture RAW files, JPEGs and HD video.  Quick Specs 10MP CCD sensor ISO…