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A Story In A Still: Capturing a Moment in Your Photographs

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©Russell Burden By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com “A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words.” This being the case, does one that conveys the full essence of a story mean it’s worth a million? It’s true that every photo has a story. It’s true that text can be created to detail every image ever made. It’s…

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…

Simple Photo Tips for 4th of July Fireworks

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By Suzanne Kantra – Techlicious.com Heading out with the family for July 4th fireworks celebrations is a time-honored tradition. And, if you’re like me, you enjoy capturing those memories in pictures. But photographing fireworks with no camera shake and proper exposure is difficult, unless you know these five simple tricks. 1. Use a tripod The…

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…

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…

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…

Photo Tip: Connect With Your Subject

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By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Learning to connect with your subject in photography is a key to making successful photographs. Here are 3 tips to help you connect more and your result will be spectacular pictures. There are many reasons that contribute to Photographer A consistently producing better pictures than Photographer B, who turns out…

Photo Tip: RTM – Read the Manual for Your Camera!

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By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Let’s take a look at a few scenarios of image capture where reading your camera manual enables you to take your photography to the next level. Three insignificant letters. RTM – they make up eleven percent of the alphabet.  RTM – on their own they have no meaning. RTM –…