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Noted: Beyond the Postcard – 14 Tips for Creating Unique Photographs in Iconic Locations via Digital Photography School

August 29th, 2014 Comments off

Beyond the Postcard – 14 Tips for Creating Unique Photographs in Iconic Locations via Digital Photography School

Beyond the Postcard – 14 Tips for Creating Unique Photographs in Iconic Locations via Digital Photography School

Photography has been around since the early 1820’s. Of course, back then the technology of “picture taking” was not accessible to the common person. But have things ever changed! With the availability of digital cameras ever present, even in our cell phones, take a moment to consider these facts. Every two minutes today there are as many photos taken as were taken in the entire 19th century (1800s), and ten percent of all the photos ever taken were snapped within the last twelve months!

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Noted: Top 10 Ways to Make This School Year Your Most Productive Yet via Lifehacker

August 26th, 2014 Comments off

Noted: This Video Helps You Choose The Best Mixing Bowls for Your Kitchen via Lifehacker

August 17th, 2014 Comments off
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Noted: How to Create Amazing Urban Landscape and Street Photography Images via Digital Photography School

August 17th, 2014 Comments off

How to Create Amazing Urban Landscape and Street Photography Images via Digital Photography School

How to Create Amazing Urban Landscape and Street Photography Images via Digital Photography School

Many of us live in cities nowadays, in fact almost 80% of the world’s population lives in, or near, a large city. While it is fantastic to be out in nature, photographing the remote seascape scenes or the snow capped mountains, that is not possible for most photographers, everyday. That might mean that you don’t photograph for weeks at a time. As you probably know by now, to make big improvements in your photography you need to practice, practice, and practice some more.

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Noted: Grab Over 40 Free Photography eBooks and Improve Your Camera Skills via Lifehacker

August 15th, 2014 Comments off

Grab Over 40 Free Photography eBooks and Improve Your Camera Skills via Lifehacker

Grab Over 40 Free Photography eBooks and Improve Your Camera Skills via Lifehacker

Professional photographers and casual photo snappers will both likely find a new free book of interest in this collection of photography eBooks.

Compiled by Light Stalking, the digital books cover topics such as studio lighting, copyright, Adobe Lightroom versus Photoshop, and how to shoot in manual mode. Textbook of Digital Photography, pictured above, alone is a gem, with nearly 300 pages over 100 sample pages of instruction.

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Noted: Six (Los Angeles) City Parks Are Getting Free WiFi via LAist

August 15th, 2014 Comments off

Six (Los Angeles) City Parks Are Getting Free WiFi via LAist

Six (Los Angeles) City Parks Are Getting Free WiFi via LAist

It’s summer and we know you’d rather be working away on your laptop outside under a tree instead of being stuck inside of a Starbucks. Well, you’re in luck. Our city’s Department of Recreation and Parks is launching a free WiFi service at six parks starting this Thursday.

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Noted: Time-Lapse Photography – a Quick Guide to Building Your Movie via Digital Photography School

August 11th, 2014 Comments off

Time-Lapse Photography – a Quick Guide to Building Your Movie via Digital Photography School

Time-Lapse Photography – a Quick Guide to Building Your Movie via Digital Photography School

Time-lapse photography shows you events that occur over an extended period that are captured on camera and shown in a relatively short time.

Time-lapse imagery is the capture of individual images of a subject at preset intervals over a preset duration. These individual images are then combined using software, thereby compressing the event into a much shorter time span. If you were to witness an ice cube melting it would take an hour or more. With time-lapse the process from solid to liquid could be seen in seconds.

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Noted: 3 Tips for Taking Great Cloud Photos via Digital Photography School

August 11th, 2014 Comments off

3 Tips for Taking Great Cloud Photos via Digital Photography School

3 Tips for Taking Great Cloud Photos via Digital Photography School

You may already have your own method of effectively shooting cloud photos. If so then you understand that conditions may vary greatly. Some days, your photos may turn out happy and light. On other days they may turn out dull and grey. However, there are at least three techniques you might consider in order to capture better sky and cloud photos.

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Noted: Better from Scratch by Ivy Manning via The Kitchn

August 3rd, 2014 Comments off

Better from Scratch by Ivy Manning via The Kitchn

Better from Scratch by Ivy Manning via The Kitchn

The angle: Skip the artificial ingredients and the price tag — make these pantry staples from scratch!

Recipes for right now: Dilly Beans, Strawberry Jam, Cheesy Crackers, Tea-Smoked Trout, Amaretto-Almond Butter, Membrillo, Granola Bars, Vanilla Marshmallows, Peanut Caramel Corn, Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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Noted: How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide via Digital Photography School

July 27th, 2014 Comments off

How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide via Digital Photography School

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As the Editor-in-Chief of CLARITY, I believe that photography is one of the most unique forms of visual art. As a photographer, you must possess an ability to express yourself visually and also be technically proficient with the tools of your craft.

Thankfully, the technology is relatively simple to understand. Given a small amount of time, anyone can master the mechanics of their DSLR very quickly. I’m referring to the technical side of photography, or more specifically, how to use your camera.

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